Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World

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Subject: History

Edited by: Philip Ford (†), Jan Bloemendal and Charles Fantazzi

With its striking range and penetrating depth, Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World traces the enduring history and wide-ranging cultural influence of Neo-Latin, the form of Latin that originated in the Italian Renaissance and persists to the modern era. Featuring original contributions by a host of distinguished international scholars, this comprehensive reference work explores every aspect of the civilized world from literature and law to philosophy and the sciences.

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About the Authors

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¶ Monica Azzolini, PhD (2002), University of Cambridge, is Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in early modern history at the University of Edinburgh. She has published widely on Leonardo da Vinci’s a…

Adversaria, Annotationes, Miscellanea

(1,730 words)

Author(s): van Dam, Harm-Jan
Adversaria, annotationes, and miscellanea constitute a genre in the broad sense of the word, which has its roots in classical antiquity and was revived and developed further in the Italian Renaissance. As more and more ancient tex…