Republic of Letters

The 18th century, more than many, may remind us of our own time. That period was the culmination of what had become known as the “Republic of Letters,” a shared domain of imagination that lasted from 1500 to 1800.

I love the phrase “republic of letters” and I’m surprised I have not head of it before. In the next iteration of my article: Archetypes of Cyberspace I’ll do some more research and add it in.

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