Were the Bassanos Blackamoors, Black Hebrews, or tanned Italian-Spaniards?

To download a pdf copy of this paper, please see below.    Introduction The reason for writing this paper was to prove or repudiate claims that Emilia Bassano and other Bassano descendants were “blackamoors”. The above portrait has been shared around the world as a depiction of Emilia Bassano after being published on Facebook by… Read more »

PUBLISHED: A Comprehensive Commentary of SHAKE-SPEARES SONNETS (TOME 1 OF 3)

A Comprehensive Commentary of SHAKE-SPEARES SONNETS (Tome 1 of 3) 510 pages of full colour in hardcover only, ISBN: 9780992285791. Available in all good bookstores. No ebooks will be issued for this title. Publication date 21 December 2020, release date 27 January 2021 USA time. REAR COVER BLURB: We are proud to present this unique comprehensive… Read more »

Arise the Lamed-Vovnik

Download a pdf copy of this article below: Arise the Lamed-Vovnik Before you read this article, I need to ask you a few questions, for this is written specifically for the Lamed-Vovnik who need to be awakened in the world. The 2012-3 television series ‘Touch’ created by Tim Kring that aired on Fox for two… Read more »

Exposing the Real Author: SHAKE‐SPEARES SONNETS

Exposing the Real Author: SHAKE‐SPEARES SONNETS   Coming Soon! Yes, I’m teasing.                

The ‘Just Men’ are Men of Covenant

Download a PDF Copy here: The Just Men are Men of Covenant The ‘Just Men’ are Men of Covenant Photo Copyright Shutterstock.   Noah was a just man, perfect in his generations. Noah walked with God. And Noah begot three sons: Shem, Ham, and Japheth. The earth also was corrupt before God, and the earth was… Read more »

‘Just Men and Women’ Understand the Nature of God

Download a PDF copy here: Just Men Understand the Nature of God ‘Just Men and Women’ Understand the Nature of God Rev. Dr. Peter D. Matthews   “Do not judge others, and you will not be judged. For you will be treated as you treat others. The standard you use in judging is the standard by… Read more »

The ‘Just Men’ of England Live On

Download a PDF copy here: http://petermatthews.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/The-Just-Men-of-England-Live-On-211120.pdf The ‘Just Men’ of England Live On Rev. Dr. Peter D. Matthews Andre Schwarz-Bart wrote a book called ‘The Last of The Just’ speaking of the Just Men of God. Specifically, he was writing about the Levy family. They were one of the many families of the Lamed-Vovnik, or… Read more »

The ‘Just Women’ in this New Era

Download a PDF copy here: The Just Women in this New Era The ‘Just Women’ in this New Era Rev. Dr. Peter D. Matthews Image Copyright 2014 Team Orphans, CC BY 3.0.   Jesus said, “For many are called, but few are chosen” (Matthew 22:14).   In the preceding passage of Matthew 22, Jesus is teaching… Read more »

We Have Entered a New Prophetic Era

Download a pdf copy here: We Have Entered A New Prophetic Era We Have Entered a New Prophetic Era Rev. Dr. Peter D. Matthews   “Then, after doing all those things, I will pour out my Spirit upon all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy. Your old men will dream dreams, and your young men… Read more »

The ‘Just’ Men and Women Must Stand and Let Their Light Shine

Download a pdf copy here: The ‘Just’ Men and Women must Stand and Let their Light Shine The ‘Just’ Men and Women Must Stand and Let Their Light Shine Rev. Dr. Peter D. Matthews   In Ephesian Chapter 5, the Apostle Paul taught how we should ‘live in the light’ of God. We are sons and… Read more »

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      As You Like It is was what we call a ‘pastoral comedy’, which means it involves traipsing around the countryside doing As You Like.  The title is an English expression of a Hebrew saying in relation to time and freedom in seizing the moment. The Hebrew word זְמָן (zeman) means ‘appointed time’ from Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 as follows:… Read more »

  • Release of Volume 1 – ‘Genesis of the Shakespearean Works’

      The time has finally come! Volume 1 of ‘Genesis of the Shakespearean Works’ was officially released to printers today. Over the coming weeks it will be distributed to bookshops around the world. This massive academic work has taken me 14 fourteen years research. What a mammoth undertaking – I never thought I had it… Read more »

  • The Tinworths of Ballarat: A True Rags to Riches Story

    To download a copy of this research paper in pdf format, please click here: The Tinworths – A True Rags to Riches Story The Tinworths of Ballarat A True Rags to Riches Story Prepared for BBC Television Program “Who do You Think You Are?” by Dr Peter D Matthews If democracy means opposition to a tyrannical press,… Read more »

  • Bassano’s 1710 Performance Invoking Angels Sparked Revival

    To download a pdf copy of this article, click here: PAPER – Bassano’s 1710 Performance Invoking Angels Sparked Revival     During my time in Venice, I meandered through the ancient streets, carefully scanning the architecture. I came across the above coat-of-arms on the wall of a multi-storey brick building in the Spanish part of the… Read more »

  • The ‘Early Plays’ of Shakespeare?

    To download a copy of this academic paper in pdf format, please click here: PAPER – The ‘Early Plays’ of Shakespeare The ‘Early Plays’ of Shakespeare? Dr Peter D Matthews   “All the rest of Shakespeare’s vast history, as furnished by the biographers, is built up, course upon course, of guesses, inferences, theories, conjectures — an… Read more »

  • Aemilia, Amelia or Emilia?

    I have seen so many books in recent years citing Emilia Bassano-Lanier as “Aemilia” and “Amelia”, instead of “Emilia”. But, why so many different versions? I suggest, it is because scholars did not take sufficient time to establish the correct spelling. Yet, it is so easy! The name “Emillia Baptist” is recorded in her Christening… Read more »

  • Buy online from publisher

      All of my books published through Bassano Publishing House are available through the publisher’s online store at www.bassano.com.au/shop/ Don’t wait for them go live through other media outlets; instead order them direct and get your copy quicker. Ebooks can be downloaded immediately upon purchase and print copies will be sent with 48 hours of… Read more »

  • The man has passed: William Leonard Dalton, but his family legacy lives on!

      I was so sad to hear William Leonard Dalton (pictured left) passed away at the age of 94 in September 2015. I am not a man who breaks down into tears, but I must admit, I shed a tear when I heard Bill (as I fondly called him) had passed away. Bill was a storyteller,… Read more »

  • Hamlet forensically dated in 1558

    I have found documents that forensically date the first performance of Hamlet in 1558, six years before William Shakespeare was born. Soon you can discover these facts in ‘Genesis of the Shakespearean Works’ due to be released in early 2016. The philosophical background and the character of Yorick explained like never before.

  • In Search of Antonio Bassano’s 1544 Sefer ha-Refu’ot (Book of Remedies)

    To download a copy of this academic paper in pdf format, please click here: PAPER -Antonio Bassano’s 1544 Serfer ha-Refu’ot (Book of Remedies)   After publishing ‘Shakespeare Exhumed: The Bassano Chronicles’ I was contacted by a descendant of Antonio Bassano. He told me he had a book that would be of interest to me. I did… Read more »