When Phoebus in the Crab had near his course run
The Assembly of Gods, perhaps by Lydgate — 301 stanzas rhyme
Author(s): John Lydgate (attrib.)
The Assembly of Gods
Subjects: dream poems; virtues
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College R.3.19 (599)
, ff. 68-97v
[W]han Phebus in the Crabbe had nere hys cours ronne
And toward the
leon his iourne gan take
To loke on Pictagoras speere I had
Syttyng all solytary alone besyde a lake…
…All that to thys vysion haue youyn her audyence
eternall ioy aftyr thy last sentence
Attributed Author: Banquet of Gods and Goddesses by Lydgate (added by later hand, top margin,
Fletcher, Bradford Y.
Manuscript Trinity R.3.19. A Facsimile.
Norman, OK: Pilgrim, 1987.
Triggs, Oscar Lovell,
John Lydgate: The Assembly of Gods.
e.s. 69 (1896); repr. 1976.
2.Source: London, British Library Royal 18 D.II
, ff. 167ra
WHan phebus in the crabbe had nere his cours ronne
And towarde the leon his iourney gan take…
…All þat to this vysyon haue gyuen her audyenc[sic]
Graunt eternall Ioye after thy last sentence
Lydgate, John, Hrre [sic] folowyth the interpretac[i]on of the names of goddis and
goddesses of this treatyse folowynge as poetes wryte
, [Westminster: Printed by Wynkyn de Worde,
“Erthe upon Erthe Revisited.”
Journal of the Early Book Society
21 (2018): 53-95: 80-83.
Lydgate, John, Here foloweth the interpretacoin [sic] of the names of goddes and
goddesses as is reherced in this tretyse folowynge as poetes wryte
, [[Westminster?: Wynkyn de
Worde, ca. 1500]
Lytell Treatyse of the Horse, the Sheep, and the Ghoos, Westminster: de
Cambridge: University Press, 1906; facsimile of John Lydgate (STC
Lydgate, John, Here endeth a lytyll tratyse named Le assemble de dyeus
[Westminster?: Printed by Wynkyn de Worde, 1500?]