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By Victoria Moul

Latin used to be for plenty of centuries the typical literary language of Europe, and Latin literature of huge variety, stylistic energy 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 is often the 1st on hand paintings committed in particular to the big wealth and diversity of neo-Latin literature, and gives either crucial historical past to the knowledge of this fabric and 16 chapters by means of best students that are dedicated to person kinds. every one contributor relates a variety of interesting yet now little-known texts to the handful of extra regular Latin works of the interval, reminiscent of 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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