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Neo-Latin Literature—Italy: The Quattrocento
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At the beginning of the Quattrocento, Neo-Latin literature in Italy was centred in Florence, where the aging chancellor, Coluccio Salutati, preserved the Christian humani…

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Kallendorf, Craig, “Neo-Latin Literature—Italy: The Quattrocento”, 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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