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.


Jesuit Georgic Poetry

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Author(s): Haskell, Yasmin
¶ The best known Jesuit georgic poems are by the French Jesuits René Rapin and Jacques Vanière, and they treat of respectably georgic topics—Rapin’s, in four books, of French formal gardens ( Horti, 1665), Vanière’s, in no less than…