Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 8 : The Reception of Antiquity in Renaissance Humanism

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A. East and West

Europe on the eve of the early modern period was divided in two in regard to the role of G. In some regions that had formerly belonged to the eastern half of the Roman Empire, particularly in the remnants of the Byzantine Empire that still survived at the end of the Middle Ages, G. had been in continuous use since Antiquity and remained the definitive language. The palette of forms of the language in use ranged from the strictly classicist (i.e. imitative of the literary language o…

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Korenjak, Martin (Innsbruck), “Greek”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 8 : The Reception of Antiquity in Renaissance Humanism, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2017). Original German-language edition: Renaissance-Humanismus. Herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 2. Staffel, herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 9. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2014). Consulted online on 20 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps8_SIM_004875>
First published online: 2015



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