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Edwinus Atherstone (17881872) fuit scriptor et poeta Anglicus.[1] The Fall of Nineveh ('Destructio Ninivae'), eius magnum opus, est poema epicum heroicum in pentametris iambicis enarratum, triginta libris compositum, quod narrat de bello longo Arbacis Medi et Belesis Babylonici contra Sardanapalum, regem tyrannicum, totius Assyriae imperatorem, et de destructione Ninivae, urbis antiquae, magnae, pulchrae.

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  • The fall of Nineveh, The first six books, by Edwin Atherstone, Baldwin and Cradock, London 1828.
  • The fall of Nineveh: A poem by Edwin Atherstone. Second edition: dilligently corrected and otherwise improved. In two volumes, Longmans, Green, Reader and Dyer, London 1868.
  • Israel in Egypt. A poem by Edwin Atherstone, Longman, Green, Longman and Roberts, London 1861.
  • The last days of Herculaneum and Abradates and Panthea. Poems by Edwin Atherstone, Baldwin, Cradock and Joy, London 1821.
  • Dramatic works of Edwin Atherstone, Edited by his daughter, Mary Elizabeth Atherstone, E. Stock, London 1888.
  • The sea-kings in England: an historical romance of the time of Alfred. 3 vol. Robert Cadell, Edinburgh 1830.
  • The handwriting on the wall, a story by Edwin Atherstone. 3 vol. Richard Bentley, London 1858.
  • Tucker, Herbert F. 2008. Epic: Britain's Heroic Muse 1790–1910. Oxoniae: Oxford University Press.

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