Erasmus of Europe: Making of a Humanist, 1467-1500

Erasmus of Europe: Making of a Humanist, 1467-1500

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This is a biography of Renaissance humanist, Erasmus of Rotterdam. It is an account of the philosopher's journeys from his monastery to service with a great Burgundian bishop and from there to Paris, England, the Low Countries and Switzerland, looking at the history of ideas in which Erasmus played a role. The book also studies all Erasmus' early writings including his letters, his contributions to Renaissance dialogue and essay and particularly "Adagia", the "Colloquies" and "In Praise of Folly".
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  • Paperback | 329 pages
  • 129.54 x 208.28 x 22.86mm | 476.27g
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0748602798
  • 9780748602797