By Victoria Moul

Latin used to be for lots of centuries the typical literary language of Europe, and Latin literature of colossal variety, 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 can be the 1st on hand paintings committed in particular to the large wealth and diversity of neo-Latin literature, and gives either crucial history to the certainty of this fabric and 16 chapters by way of prime students that are dedicated to person varieties. every one contributor relates a variety of interesting yet now little-known texts to the handful of extra normal 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 through the volume.

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