This chapter traces a synthetic picture of Latin literature in Italy between the fifth and fourteenth centuries, in its relations with political and cultural history. Generally speaking, the development of medi-eval Latin literature in Italy is examined with reference to literary genres and geographical areas, with par-ticular attention to auctores and their works. Among the most significant authors are Boethius, Cassiodo-rus, Venantius Fortunatus, Gregory the Great, Paul the Deacon, Liutprand of Cremona, Peter from Eboli, Salimbene, Iacopo da Varazze, Dante, Petrarch and Boccaccio.

Bisanti Armando (2024). Italy. In F. Stella, L. Dolezalova, D. Shanzer (a cura di), Latin Literatures of Medieval and Early Modern Times in Europe and Beyond. A Millennium Heritage (pp. 15-51). Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company [10.1075/chlelXXXIV.02bis].

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Bisanti Armando
2024-07-01

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This chapter traces a synthetic picture of Latin literature in Italy between the fifth and fourteenth centuries, in its relations with political and cultural history. Generally speaking, the development of medi-eval Latin literature in Italy is examined with reference to literary genres and geographical areas, with par-ticular attention to auctores and their works. Among the most significant authors are Boethius, Cassiodo-rus, Venantius Fortunatus, Gregory the Great, Paul the Deacon, Liutprand of Cremona, Peter from Eboli, Salimbene, Iacopo da Varazze, Dante, Petrarch and Boccaccio.
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Bisanti Armando (2024). Italy. In F. Stella, L. Dolezalova, D. Shanzer (a cura di), Latin Literatures of Medieval and Early Modern Times in Europe and Beyond. A Millennium Heritage (pp. 15-51). Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company [10.1075/chlelXXXIV.02bis].
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