'Jerusalem delivered', 'The liberation of Jerusalem'
Date: First draft completed in 1575; revised in 1575-76
Original Language: Italian
Gerusalemme liberata is divided into 20 cantos and comprises 1,917 eight-line stanzas in total. In Caretti’s edition it comes to 653 pages. Its plot revolves around the siege of Jerusalem by the Christian army led by Goffredo di Buglione (Godfrey of Bouillon), culmina…