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By Victoria Moul

Latin was once for plenty of centuries the typical literary language of Europe, and Latin literature of significant diversity, stylistic strength and social and political importance 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 to be had paintings dedicated in particular to the big wealth and diversity of neo-Latin literature, and provides either crucial heritage to the knowledge of this fabric and 16 chapters via top students that are dedicated to person types. each one contributor relates a variety of interesting yet now little-known texts to the handful of extra well-known 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 in the course of the volume.

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