The use of Latin style or words of Latin origin: a standard complaint was its excessive Latinity
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- This suggests, among other things, that the global dominance of modern English does not somehow repeat an early-modern global Latinity.
- The bishop was compelled by pontifical authority to desist from this wicked labor, and Latinity did not recover until the Renaissance.
- Saints were by definition postclassical, hagiography postclassical and barbarous, often characterized by ‘poor’ (by classical standards) Latinity and crude miracles.
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