Download PDF by Victoria Moul: A Guide to Neo-Latin Literature

By Victoria Moul

Latin used to be for lots of centuries the typical literary language of Europe, and Latin literature of significant diversity, stylistic strength and social and political importance was once produced all through Europe and past from the time of Petrarch (c.1400) good into the eighteenth century. this is often the 1st on hand paintings committed particularly to the large wealth and diversity of neo-Latin literature, and gives either crucial historical past to the certainty of this fabric and 16 chapters by way of best students that are dedicated to person types. every one contributor relates quite a lot of interesting yet now little-known texts to the handful of extra standard Latin works of the interval, akin to Thomas More's Utopia, Milton's Latin poetry and the works of Petrarch and Erasmus. All Latin is translated during the volume.

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