Yanick Maes, Ph.D. (2005) in Classical Philology, Ghent University, is Doctor Assistant for Latin Literature at Ghent University. He works and publishes on Lucan, Latin elegy, and the use of literature in schools in Antiquity.
Jan Papy, Ph.D. (1992) in Classical Philology, Leuven, is Research Professor of Neo-Latin at the Catholic University of Leuven. He has published on Italian humanism, intellectual history and Renaissance Philosophy in the Low Countries including (with K.A.E. Enenkel) Petrarch and his Readers in the Renaissance (Brill, 2005).
Wim Verbaal, Ph.D. (2000) in Classical Philology, Ghent University, is Professor of Latin Language and Literature at Ghent University. He has published on intellectual history and poetics of the 12th century.
All those interested in European intellectual history, Latin literature, and the dynamics of appropriation, as well as classical philologists, medievalists, and Neo-Latinists.
Table of contents
1. Continuity Through Appropriation? By Way of Introduction, Yanick Maes
PART I: PROGRAMMING APPROPRIATION
2. Roman Dream Works, Christine Walde
3. Exemplarity: Between Practice and Text, Alessandro Barchiesi
PART II: GENRES OLD & NEW
4. The Language of Grief and the Poetics of Conjugal Mourning: From Euripides (Alcestis, Transl. Buchanan) to Joachim Du Bellay (Tumuli [Poematum Libri Quatuor], 1558), George Hugo Tucker
5. Taking Occasion by the Forelock. Dutch Poets and Appropriation of Occasional Poems, Harm-Jan van Dam
6. Vergil, the Psalms, and New Poetic Genres in Medieval Latin Literature, Gunilla Iversen
7. Latin Culture and Oriental Wisdom, Pascale Bourgain
PART III: LINGUISTICS & STYLISTICS
8. Is there such a Thing as a Latin Epochal Style?, Walter Berschin
9. End Game: Humanist Latin In The Late Fifteenth Century, Christopher S. Celenza