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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Bembo, Pietro

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Author(s): Fantazzi, Charles
¶ As has often been pointed out, 23 June 1491 was an important da…

Beza, Theodorus

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Author(s): Ledegang-Keegstra, J. L. R.
¶ Theodorus Beza or Théodore de Bèze (1519–1605) was born in Vezelay (Burgundy) on 24 June 1519. His father belonged to t…