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Latin

Richard Sharpe and Alan Deyermond

in A Century of British Medieval Studies

Published by British Academy

Published in print November 2007 | ISBN: 9780197263952
Published online February 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191734083 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5871/bacad/9780197263952.003.0015

Series: British Academy Centenary Monographs

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This chapter examines the study of Latin language and literature in Great Britain during the twentieth century. It explains that Latin is so pervasive in the literature, philosophy, science, law and historiography of medieval western Europe that most aspects of scholarship on Latin are covered in most medieval studies. It provides background information on Latin language of the earlier middle ages and discusses Latin literature.

Keywords: Latin language; Latin literature; Great Britain; medieval studies; western Europe; philosophy; science; law; historiography

Chapter.  4469 words. 

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500)

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