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  • In Jerusalem Delivered (1581), by Torquato Tasso, the enchantress Armida bewitches the Christian knight Rinaldo in her magic pleasure castle, in a move reminiscent of Circe on her island Aeaea in The Odyssey and Acrasia in her Bower of Bliss in The Faerie Queene.

    September 4, 2008