Medieval Latin
Definition - The written and spoken Latin used between 700 CE and 1500 CE.
Note: During that time it was educated Europe's lingua franca.



The Pater Noster






The Credo



Example -
Francis Bacon's Novum Organum, a philosophical work published in 1620, was written in Medieval Latin so that it could be read by Europe's educated classes. Nowadays, English plays this role.


Novum Organum Title Page content
Novum Organum Title Page content




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