INTRODUCTION TO THE LITERATURE OF EUROPE IN THE 15TH, 16TH, AND 17TH CENTURIES. 3 VOLUMES

Hallam, Henry

Published by Frederick Ungar Pubs, 1970
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Synopsis: This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1854. Excerpt: ... all his stores of learning to perplex the reader. A much later writer, Scioppius, in his Judicium de Stylo Historico, points out several of the affected and erroneous expressions of Lipsius. But he was the founder of a school of bad writers, which lasted for some time, especially in Germany. Seneca and Tacitus were the authors of antiquity whom Lipsius strove to emulate. "Lipsius," says Scaliger, "is the cause that men have now little respect for Cicero, whose style he esteems about as much as I do his own. He once wrote well, but his third century of epistles is good for nothing."' But a style of point and affected conciseness will always have its admirers, till the excess of vicious imitation disgusts the world.8 28. Morhof, and several authorities quoted by Baillet, extol the Latin grammar of a Spaniard, Emanuel mn«TVAot Alvarez, as the first in which the fancies of the BuuMu. ancient grammarians had been laid aside. Of this work I knoAv nothing farther. But the Minerva of another native of Spain, Sanchez, commonly called Sanctius, the first edition of which appeared at Salamanca in 1587, far excelled any grammatical treatise that had preceded it, especially as to the rules of syntax, which he has reduced to their natural principles, by explaining apparent anomalies. He is called the prince of grammarians, a divine man, the Mercury and Apollo of Spain, the father of the Latin language, the common teacher of the learned, in the panegyrical style of the Lipsii or Scioppii.h The Minerva, enlarged and corrected at different times by the most eminent scholars, Scioppius, Perizonius, and others more recent, still retains a leading place in philology. "No ' Scnligerana Secunda. venustas, delectus, ornatus vel nimius, g Miraeus, quoted in Melchior Adam's ...

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Title: INTRODUCTION TO THE LITERATURE OF EUROPE IN ...
Publisher: Frederick Ungar Pubs
Publication Date: 1970
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