George Buchanan - Not For Burning

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20070801Robert Crawford explores the life and works of Scotland's hot-tempered Renaissance poet, a religious dissident who barely escaped the Inquisition and whose works contributed to the downfall of Mary Queen of Scots.

If he is almost completely forgotten today, it is because he wrote in the language of educated Europe, Latin. Robert Crawford uses his own translations to introduce us to Buchanan's poetry.

"Robert Crawford explores the life and works of Scotland's hot-tempered Renaissance poet, a religious dissident who barely escaped the Inquisition and whose works contributed to the downfall of Mary Queen of Scots.

If he is almost completely forgotten today, it is because he wrote in the language of educated Europe, Latin. Robert Crawford uses his own translations to introduce us to Buchanan's poetry."