Arnold's Debut, Inscribed
Alaric at Rome. A Prize Poem, Recited in Rugby School, June XII, MDCCCXL.
Rugby: Combe and Crossley, 1840. First edition. Arnold's Debut, Inscribed. The first edition of Matthew Arnold's first work, his Rugby School prize poem on the conquest of Rome by the Visigoth Alaric I in 410 AD. Unusual for a prize poem, the work was published anonymously and was not identified..... Read More about Alaric at Rome. A Prize Poem, Recited in Rugby School, June XII, MDCCCXL