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- DescriptionThis final volume in the Literary and Educational Writings contains diverse woks spanning a generation. They demonstrate Erasmus' skill in applying classical rhetoric to contemporary Christian needs. Four are short rhetorical pieces; the next group illustrates facets of Erasmus' classical scholarship and includes several works that bear witness to Erasmus' friendship with Thomas More. The last and most expansive piece in the volume, the Lingua, has t previously been translated into English. This work represents Erasmus' growing criticism of his theological position by both Catholics and reformers. Volume 29 of the Collected Works of Erasmus series.
- Author BiographyDesiderius Erasmus (c. 1466-1536), a Dutch humanist, Catholic priest, and scholar, was one of the most influential Renaissance figures. A professor of divinity and Greek, Erasmus wrote, taught, and travelled, meeting with Europe's foremost scholars. A prolific author, Erasmus wrote on both ecclesiastic and general human interest subjects. Elaine Fantham (1933-2016) was the Giger Professor of Latin Emeritus in the Department of Classics at Princeton University and a professor in the Department of Classics at the University of Toronto.
- Author(s)Desiderius Erasmus,Erika Rummel
- PublisherUniversity of Toronto Press
- Date of Publication12/01/1989
- Series TitleCollected Works of Erasmus
- Series Part/Volume NumberNo. 29
- Place of PublicationToronto
- Country of PublicationCanada
- ImprintUniversity of Toronto Press
- Weight1247 g
- Width182 mm
- Height254 mm
- Spine48 mm
- Edited byElaine Fantham
- Volume editorElaine Fatham,Erika Rummel
- Format DetailsCloth over boards
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