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Bucolica - F Nf Eklogen Simon Lemnius

Bucolica - F Nf Eklogen

Simon Lemnius

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ISBN : 9783111836782
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224 pages
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One of the most neglected areas of German humanism is the tradition of pastoral poetry in New Latin modeled on Virgils eclogues. Among the most prominent New Latin bucolic poets is Simon Lemnius (1511-1550), best known otherwise for his earlierMoreOne of the most neglected areas of German humanism is the tradition of pastoral poetry in New Latin modeled on Virgils eclogues. Among the most prominent New Latin bucolic poets is Simon Lemnius (1511-1550), best known otherwise for his earlier poetic broadsides against Luther. The present edition is a major step towards a better understanding and documentation of the specific German contribution to the eclogue genre, one that was destined to retain its popularity all over Europe until well into the Baroque period.