"Prolog (Når øjet hæver sig mod himlens bue)" [Danish title] is number 1567 in the Hans Christian Andersen Center's register of Andersen's literary works, i.e. no. 67 in the category poems (the range 1501 - 2900). BFN 79.

"Prolog (Når øjet hæver sig mod himlens bue)" [Danish title] was first published 23 March 1830, cf. the bibliographic description (in Danish) in : Digterens danske Værker 1822-1875, number in bibliography: 79:

»Prolog«. (Fremsagt af Hr. Hass, ved hans Aftenunderholdning, den 17de Marts 1830). (Naar Øiet hæver sig mod Himlens Bue).

Trykt i Nyt Repertorium for Moerskabslæsning, 1. Bind, Nr. 21, 23. 3. 1830, 336.

(Bibliografisk kilde: HCAH A-734b)

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The work was published later (20 August 1833) as a part of Samlede Digte [Danish title]. (Number 1305. BFN 224. Category/genre: Collection of poems).

In modern Danish on p. 324 in Johan de Mylius (editor): H.C. Andersen. Samlede digte ('Collected poems', Copenhagen, 2000).

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