Life, character and influence of Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam
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Life, character and influence of Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam derived from a study of his works and correspondence. by John Joseph Mangan

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  • Erasmus, Desiderius, -- d. 1536.

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LIFE, CHARACTER, AND INFLUENCE OF DESIDERIUS ERASMUS OF ROTTERDAM. Derived From A Study Of His Works And Correspondence. [John Joseph Mangan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Get this from a library! Life, character, & influence of Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam: derived from a study of his works and correspondence. [John Joseph Mangan] -- Biography of Erasmus, a Dutch philosopher and Christian scholar who is widely considered to have been one of the greatest scholars of the northern Renaissance.   Erasmus of Rotterdam Birth Date c. Octo Death Date J Place of Birth Rotterdam, Netherlands Place of Death Basel, Switzerland AKA Desiderius Erasmus Gerard Gerardson Erasmus. 3 Mangan, Life, Character and Influence, –5; Johan Huizinga, Erasmus of Rotterdam (New York: Garden City Books, ), 4–5. Since Erasmus had a brother by the name of Peter, three years his senior, it appears this relationship between Gerard and Margaret had been one of length. 4 Mangan, Life, Character and Influence, 5 Ibid., 9.

Humanism - Humanism - Desiderius Erasmus: Desiderius Erasmus was the only humanist whose international fame in his own time compared to Petrarch’s. While lacking Petrarch’s polemical zeal and spirit of self-inquiry, he shared the Italian’s intense love of language, his dislike for the complexities and pretenses of medieval institutions both secular and religious, and his . Life, Character, And Influence Of Desiderius Erasmus Of Rotterdam Volume I by John Josseph Mangan and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at . Later in life he would still remain a canon, even though he did not wear a habit or reside in a monastery. In Erasmus served briefly as secretary to Henry of Bergen, Bishop of Cambrai, and as a tutor. A few years were spent at the Collège de Montaigu at the University of Paris, but Erasmus grew to hate university life. Recognitum et Emendatum, Desiderius Erasmus’s edition of the Greek New Testament, along with his own new Latin translation, with annotations. This work, put through five different editions in Erasmus’s lifetime, would have lasting effects on Biblical scholarship.

Enjoy the best Desiderius Erasmus Quotes at BrainyQuote. Quotations by Desiderius Erasmus, Dutch Philosopher, Born Octo Share with your friends. Erasmus, a.k.a. Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam, (Octo - J ) was a Dutch humanist and was born Geert Geertsen in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Erasmus died in in Basel, Switzerland. One of the most famous and amusing quotes from the noted scholar and translator Erasmus was, "When I get a little money I buy books; and if .   Erasmus, in full Desiderius Erasmus, (born Octo [?], Rotterdam, Holland [now in the Netherlands]—died J , Basel, Switzerland), Dutch humanist who was the greatest scholar of the northern Renaissance, the first editor of the New Testament, and also an important figure in patristics and classical literature.. Using the . In Praise of Folly, also translated as The Praise of Folly (Latin: Stultitiae Laus or Moriae Encomium; Greek title: Μωρίας ἐγκώμιον (Morias enkomion); Dutch title: Lof der Zotheid), is an essay written in Latin in by Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam and first printed in June Inspired by previous works of the Italian humanist Faustino Perisauli [] De Triumpho .