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By Victoria Moul

Latin was once for plenty of centuries the typical literary language of Europe, and Latin literature of vast variety, stylistic strength 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 committed particularly to the big wealth and diversity of neo-Latin literature, and provides either crucial history to the knowledge of this fabric and 16 chapters via top students that are dedicated to person types. every one contributor relates a variety of interesting yet now little-known texts to the handful of extra time-honored Latin works of the interval, resembling 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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