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A tragedy translated by T. Kyd from a Senecan play by Robert Garnier, published 1594. It was reissued the following year under the title Pompey the Great, His Faire Corneliaes Tragedie.

It deals with the story of Cornelia, daughter of Metellus Scipio and wife of Pompey the Great, and her lamentations for her misfortunes.

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Thomas Kyd (1558—1594) playwright and translator