Study Guide

The Faerie Queene Allusions

By Edmund Spenser

Allusions

Literary and Philosophical References

  • Homer, The Iliad (everywhere)
  • Homer, The Odyssey (everywhere)
  • Virgil, The Aeneid (everywhere)
  • Ludovico Ariosto, Orlando Furioso (everywhere)
  • The Bible (everywhere)

Historical References

  • Queen Elizabeth I (everywhere)