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The Jew of Malta
The Famous Tragedy of The Rich Iew of Malta. As it was playd before the King and Qveene, in His Majesties Theatre at White-Hall, by her Majesties Servants at the Cock-pit. Written by Christopher Marlo. London; Printed by I. B. for Nicholas Vavasour, and are to be sold at his Shop in the Inner-Temple, neere the Church. 1633.
The famous tragedy of Barabas, the Jew of Malta by Christopher Marlowe. A rich Jew who has amassed more wealth than the entirety of Malta has his fortune seized by his enemy the Governor of Malta, Ferneze, so that he may bribe thr Turkish Warlords and prevent Malta from being invaded, at a time when the tiny country provided a strategic military position and important trade routes through the mediterranean. The Jew of Malta greatly depicts the tragedy of a man who is forced into fighting dark deeds, with dark deeds. --Submitted by Ben Douglas
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