William Morris Archive

The Story of Aristomenes


Bibliographic Citation

William Morris, “The Story of Aristomenes,” William Morris Archive, accessed December 9, 2022, http://morrisarchive.lib.uiowa.edu/items/show/2240.

Title

The Story of Aristomenes

Alternative Title

Nigh twenty years had the Messenian folk / Striven to free them from the Spartan yoke

Creator

William Morris

Date

c. 1860-1870(?)

Publisher

British Library Add. MS 45,308

Subject

rebellion against tyranny
heroism
politics

Coverage

Sparta
Messenia
classical Greece

Type

Poem

Relation

The Earthly Paradise 
"The First Foray of Aristomenes," Atheneum, 13 May 1876.

Description

See Textual Notes and Annotations by David Latham