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Bibliography and Resources

Online Resources

Dictionaries, Grammar Books, and Wordlists

  • Lewis, Charlton T., and Short, Charles, A Latin Dictionary (Oxford: OUP, various editions) ["Lewis and Short"].
  • Smith, William, and Lockwood, John, Latin-English Dictionary (London and Edinburgh: Chambers Murray, various editions).
  • Latham, R. E., Revised Medieval Latin Word-List from British and Irish Sources (Oxford: OUP, 1965).
  • Kennedy, Benjamin Hall, The Revised Latin Primer, ed. and rev. James Mountford (Harlow: Longman, 1962).
  • Griffin, R. M., Cambridge Latin Grammar (Cambridge: CUP, 1991).
  • Mountford, James, ed. and rev., 'Bradley's Arnold' Latin Prose Composition (London: Longman, 1938).
  • Hoven, René, Lexique de la Prose Latine de la Renaissance/Dictionary of Renaissance Latin from Prose Sources trans. by Coen Maas (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2006 [first ed., 1993]).  
  • Leumann, M., Hofmann, J. B., and Szantyr, A., Lateinische Grammatik (München: Beck'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1977).
  • Norberg, Dag, A Practical Handbook of Medieval Latin (Paris, 1980).

Additional Resources

  • Carraro, Annalisa, 'Tradizioni culturali e storiche nel De casibus', Studi sul Boccaccio, 12 (1980), 197-262.
  • Chiecchi, Giuseppe, 'Sollecitazioni narrative nel De casibus virorum illustrium', Studi sul Boccaccio, 19 (1990), 103-149.
  • Hankins, James, "A Lost Continent of Literature". The rise and fall of Neo-Latin, the universal language of the Renaissance', http://www.hup.harvard.edu/itatti/neolatin_lit.html.
  • Ijsewijn, Jozef (with Dirk Sacré), Companion to Neo-Latin Studies, revised and enlarged edn, 2 vols (Leuven: Leuven University Press, 1990-1998).
  • Knight, Sarah, 'Latin Lives On!' (project description http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/hca/projects/detail/round_6_latin_lives_on).
  • Maldina, Nicolò, 'Dante, Petrarca e la cornice visionaria del De casibus', Heliotropia, 11, 1-2 (2014), 79-104.
  • McNeil, David O., Guillaume Budé and Humanism in the Reign of Francis I (Geneva, 1975).
  • Rabil, Albert jr., Knowledge, Goodness, and Power: the Debate over Nobility among Quattrocento Italian Humanists (Binghamton - New York, 1991).
  • Verbeke, Demmy, 'Learning Latin in the 21st Century. A Look at Some Course Materials for the Adult Learner', C[lassical] A[ssociation] News, 40 (2009), 6-7.