Latin Literature in Christianity \(Sixth to Twentieth Century\)
Latin Literature in Christianity \(Sixth to Twentieth Century\)
During the Middle Ages the so-called church Latin was to a great extent the language of poetry, and it was only on the advent of the Renaissance that classical Latin revived and flourished in the writings of the neo-Latinists as it does even today though to a more modest extent

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