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Seminarium Philologiae Humanisticae Latin Literature KU Leuven

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Welcome to the homepage of the Seminarium Philologiae Humanisticae. This site features information on the Neo-Latin scholars of the KU Leuven, their research, and information on our journal Humanistica Lovaniensia and its Supplementa. Moreover, be sure to visit our Links page, which offers links to dozens of webpages on Neo-Latin studies from all over the globe!
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Nuntii novissimi

• Conference: Exil und Heimatferne in der Literatur des Humanismus / L’esilio e la lontananza dalla patria nella letteratura umanistica (Wien, 18-21.X.2016). More info.

• Eleventh IJsewijn Lecture: prof. Florian Schaffenrath (Ludwig Boltzmann Institut für Neulateinische Studien, Innsbruck), Who narrates the Hesperis? Some Considerations about the Narrator in Basinio Basini’s Hesperis (Leuven, 28.IX.2016). More info.

• Tenth IJsewijn Lecture: prof. Dirk Sacré, The Great War and Latin Literature (Leuven, 23.IX.2015). More info and pictures.

• Seminar: The Reception of Roman Historiography in Italian Humanism: The Case of Pier Candido Decembrio, with Hester Schadee and Gary Ianziti (Leuven, 17.IX.2015). More info.

• Lectio round table: Editing Greek to Latin Translations from the Quattrocento (Leuven, 10.III.2015), with Marianne Pade, John Monfasani and Maurizio Campanelli. More info.

• The archives of Humanistica Lovaniensia: Journal of Neo-Latin Studies are now available at JSTOR. 

All HL volumes since 1969 (Vol. XVIII) can be accessed via with a moving wall of three years.