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Neo-Humanism
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A. Definition of Terms (CT)

The word Neo-Humanism designates a concept of general education which draws its orientation primarily from Greek culture of the 5th and 4th cent. BC. It was coined to make a distinction between German Humanism of the 19th cent. and the international Latin Renaissance Humanism, or 'older humanism', of the 15th and 16th cents.[23]. The goal of this general education was the …

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Landfester, Manfred (Gießen RWG), “Neo-Humanism”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 17 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1508000>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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