- Latin literature in Britain
Latin literature in Britain is
literaturefrom Britain ( England, Scotlandand Wales) originally written in Latin. A great deal of interest is invested in the literature of Britain in Germanic or Celtic languages, but explicit references to literature in Latin are scattered and rare. Literary production in Latin from Britain is very rich, yet it is hard to find a good description of the whole picture. This page starts as a work in progress area to cover that need.
Gildas (Gildas, c.
494/ 516– c. 570).
Beda (Bede, c.
672/ 673– 25 May735), " Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum"
Ordericus Vitalis (Orderic Vitalis,
1075– c. 1142)
Wilhelmus of Malmesbury (William of Malmesbury, c.
1080/ 1095– c. 1143)
Galfredus Monumetensis (Geoffrey of Monmouth, c.
1100– c. 1155), " Historia Regum Britanniæ" Giraldus Cambrensis(Gerald of Wales, 1146- 1243)
Rogerus Bacon (Roger Bacon, c.
Johannes Duns Scotus (c.
1266– 8 November 1308)
Wilhelmus Occam (William of Ockham, c.
1288– c. 1348)
Johannes Gower (John Gower, c.
1330– October 1408), " Vox Clamantis"
Thomas Morus (Thomas More,
7 February 1478– 6 July 1535), " Utopia"
Franciscus Baconus (Francis Bacon,
22 January 1561– 9 April 1626), " Novum Organum"
Thomas Hobbesius (Thomas Hobbes,
5 April 1588– 4 December 1679) Isaac Newton 4 January 1643– 31 March 1727, " Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica"
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