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23/11/1644 Areopagitica a pamphlet by John Milton is published

Areopagitica is a prose polemic by the English poet, scholar, and polemical author John Milton opposing licensing and censorship. Areopagitica is among history's most influential and impassioned philosophical defenses of the principle of a right to freedom of speech and expression. Areopagitica was published at the height of the English Civil War.

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