BMS 49

Saturday 15 March 2014

Venue: In the Birmingham and Midland Institute [**PLEASE NOTE**]. There will be two sessions, from 11.00 am to 12.30 pm and from 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm



Peter E. Medine (Arizona), ‘Colasterion: Milton’s response to “one of reprobate ignorance”’;

Miklós Péti (Károli Gáspár University), ‘Milton in Greece – Allusions to Hellenic Topography in Paradise Lost’.


Warren Chernaik (King’s College London), ‘“Tyrannie must be”: Milton and the Restoration’;

Thomas N. Corns (Bangor), ‘Catholicism and De Doctrina’.

The Birmingham and Midland Institute (BMI) was founded by Act of Parliament in 1854, for ‘the Diffusion and Advancement of Science, Literature and Art amongst all Classes of Persons resident in Birmingham and the Midland Counties,’ and continues to pursue these aims.  The BMI is located in the heart of Birmingham’s city centre, just a few minutes’ walk from Birmingham New Street, Snow Hill and Moor Street railway stations:

Birmingham and Midland Institute

Margaret Street

Birmingham B3 3BS

Please follow this link for a map of the BMI’s location, and for further information about the BMI and its Library:

For further information about the British Milton Seminar, please contact either:

Professor Thomas N. Corns (, or Dr Hugh Adlington (

Thomas N. Corns and Hugh Adlington (Co-convenors)