Letter-Writing Manuals
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The discovery of Cicero’s letters by Francesco Petrarca (1345) and Coluccio Salutati (1392) heralded a new era in letter-writing. Petrarch promptly set out to rewr…

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De Landtsheer, Jeanine, “Letter-Writing Manuals”, in: Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World, General Editor Craig Kallendorf. Consulted online on 16 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004271296_enlo_B9789004271029_0054>
First published online: 2014
First print edition: ISBN:9789004265721

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