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A Guide to Neo-Latin Literature by Victoria Moul

By Victoria Moul

Latin was once for lots of centuries the typical literary language of Europe, and Latin literature of substantial diversity, stylistic energy and social and political value used to be produced all through Europe and past from the time of Petrarch (c.1400) good into the eighteenth century. this can be the 1st on hand paintings dedicated in particular to the big wealth and diversity of neo-Latin literature, and gives either crucial heritage to the knowledge of this fabric and 16 chapters through prime students that are dedicated to person varieties. each one contributor relates a variety of interesting yet now little-known texts to the handful of extra regular Latin works of the interval, comparable to Thomas More's Utopia, Milton's Latin poetry and the works of Petrarch and Erasmus. All Latin is translated through the volume.

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