Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World

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Edited by: Philip Ford (†), Jan Bloemendal and Charles Fantazzi

With its striking range and penetrating depth, Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World traces the enduring history and wide-ranging cultural influence of Neo-Latin, the form of Latin that originated in the Italian Renaissance and persists to the modern era. Featuring original contributions by a host of distinguished international scholars, this comprehensive reference work explores every aspect of the civilized world from literature and law to philosophy and the sciences.

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History of Neo-Latin Studies

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Author(s): Verbeke, Demmy
¶ Over the years, I have had the pleasure and privilege of discussing the nature and history of Neo-Latin studies with a large number of colleagues and friends. In particular, I would like to thank Pat…