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New Latin

n.
Latin as used since about 1500.

New Latin

n
(Languages) the form of Latin used since the Renaissance, esp for scientific nomenclature. Also called: Neo-Latin

New′ Lat′in


n.
the Latin of literature and learned writing from c1500 to the present, including the Greco-Latin taxonomic nomenclature of biology. Abbr.: NL
[1885–90]
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Noun1.New Latin - Latin since the RenaissanceNew Latin - Latin since the Renaissance; used for scientific nomenclature
Latin - any dialect of the language of ancient Rome
Translations
néolatinnéo-latin
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As she notes, her project has come up against a basic methodological issue in neo-Latin studies: should the neo Latin literature printed in Cracow be considered part of the corpus of a national literature, or part of a supranational European literature in Latin that exists separately but on the same basis as the national literatures?
After an introduction in which she elucidates the reasons for writing this type of poetry and the theory which lay behind it, the author divides her book into five lengthy chapters, each devoted to a discussion of some representative didactic poems Most neo Latin poetry had a classical model, and didactic is no exception here.
This is one of a number of learned and witty neo Latin poems about beverages, in this case chocolate, at that time a fairly recent drink The remainder of the chapter discusses Francesco Savastano's Bota nicorum, seu Institutionum rei herbariae libri IV (Naples, 1712).