Dirk Sacré

Dirk Sacré is professor emeritus of Latin and Neo-Latin language and literature (first at Antwerp University, then at KU Leuven). He is mainly interested in Neo-Latin epistolography (Justus Lipsius and Erycius Puteanus) and in (post-) humanist Jesuit and other poetry from Italy and the Low Countries. With Jozef IJsewijn, he coauthored the Companion to Neo-Latin Studies (II, 1998). Since more than a decade he has been publishing predominantly on modern Latin poetry (19th-20th centuries). He is general editor of Humanistica Lovaniensia. Journal of Neo-Latin Studies and president of the Academia Latinitati Fovendae in Rome.


In Pursuit of the Muses
  • Series: Colibri. Collected Studies in History and Literature
  • Edited by: Marijke Crab & Ide François
  • ISBN: 9789464447606
  • Published: 2021/11
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