|←Author Index: Do||Gavin Douglas
(c. 1474 – 1522)
|Virgil and the first successful example of its kind in the British Isles. Other extant poetry includes his King Hart and the Palice of Honour. — Excerpted from Gavin Douglas on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.Scottish bishop, makar and translator. Although he had an important political career, it is for his poetry that he is now chiefly remembered. His principal pioneering achievement was the Eneados, a full and faithful vernacular translation of the Æneid of|
- Eneados (1513), a Scots translation of Virgil's Aeneid.
- Palice of Honour (1501)
- King Hart (attributed)
- Conscience (attributed)
Works about DouglasEdit
- "Douglas, Gawin," in Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900, London: Smith, Elder, & Co. (1885-1900) in 63 vols.
- "Douglas, Gavin," in A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature, by John William Cousin, London: J. M. Dent & Sons (1910)
- "Douglas, Gavin," in Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed., 1911)
- "Gavin Douglas," in Catholic Encyclopedia, (ed.) by Charles G. Herbermann and others, New York: The Encyclopaedia Press (1913)