In Praise of Folly

In Praise of Folly

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In Praise of Folly is an essay written in Latin in 1509 by Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam and first printed in 1511. The essay was inspired by De Triumpho Stultitiae, written by the Italian humanist Faustino Perisauli, born at Tredozio, near Forli."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 164 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 9.4mm | 303.91g
  • Createspace
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1507722451
  • 9781507722459

About Desiderius Erasmus

Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus (27 October 1466 - 12 July 1536), known as Erasmus of Rotterdam, or simply Erasmus, was a Dutch Renaissance humanist, Catholic priest, social critic, teacher, and theologian. Hans Holbein the Younger (c. 1497- between 7 October and 29 November 1543) was a German artist and printmaker who worked in a Northern Renaissance style. He is best known as one of the greatest portraitists of the 16th century.show more

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