New JOLCEL issue ‘Latin on the Margins’ out now!

The three articles we present to the reader in the second issue of JOLCEL deal with texts that are generally viewed as examples of the use of Latin in the margins. The margins in question are either geographical ones (Tlatelolco in Mexico City) or chronological ones (nineteenth-century Sweden). This issue hopes to show that what we have come to define as ‘marginal’ is only a question of perspective. In the formation of writers that we consider today to be at the margin of the Latin tradition, Latin education still was—or had recently become—a central element.

Dialogue

Andrew LairdFrom the Epistolae et Evangelia (c. 1540) to the Espejo divino (1607): Indian Latinists and Nahuatl religious literature at the College of Tlatelolco

Heréndira Téllez NietoLatinidad, tradición clásica y nova ratio en el Imperial Colegio de la Santa Cruz de Santiago Tlatelolco

Arsenii Vetushko-Kalevich, Nordic Gods in Classical Dress: De diis arctois by C. G. Brunius

Response piece
Alejandro Coroleu, Beyond Europe, beyond the Renaissance, beyond the Vernacular

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