Letters of Dedication
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The origins of the dedicatory letter go back to Graeco-Roman antiquity. One of the first authors to add a separate letter addressed to a kinsman, a friend, or a po…

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Verbeke, Demmy and De Landtsheer, Jeanine, “Letters of Dedication”, in: Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World, General Editor Craig Kallendorf. Consulted online on 30 March 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004271296_enlo_B9789004271029_0053>
First published online: 2014
First print edition: ISBN:9789004265721



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