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Neo-Latin poetry
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1. Concept

Neo-Latin poetry was metrical literature written in Latin from the 14th century and into the early modern period. Its began with Renaissance Humanism and the demand for the renewal of ancient erudition, culture, and literature, as encompassed in the guiding concept of studia humanitatis[3] (An…

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Robert, Jörg, “Neo-Latin poetry”, in: Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Editors of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy, Andrew Gow. Original German Edition: Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit. Im Auftrag des Kulturwissenschaftlichen Instituts (Essen) und in Verbindung mit den Fachherausgebern herausgegeben von Friedrich Jaeger. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2005–2012. Consulted online on 15 April 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_COM_024750>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20200128



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