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Neo-Latin Literature—Italy: The Cinquecento
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Latin letters continued to flourish throughout the Cinquecento in Italy, although at the time there was also an increase of literature written in the vernacular, due to its legitimation by Bembo in his P…

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Fantazzi, Charles, “Neo-Latin Literature—Italy: The Cinquecento”, in: Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World, General Editor Craig Kallendorf. Consulted online on 22 September 2023 <>
First published online: 2014
First print edition: ISBN:9789004265721

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