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Imitation, Emulation, Ciceronianism, Anti-Ciceronianism
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The term ‘imitation’ in this context does not have the larger philosophical implications of the Greek term mimesis, as used by Plato and Aristotle, but rather the more restricted meaning …

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Fantazzi, Charles, “Imitation, Emulation, Ciceronianism, Anti-Ciceronianism”, in: Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World, General Editor Craig Kallendorf. Consulted online on 08 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2014
First print edition: ISBN:9789004265721

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