(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.
R.A.B. Mynors is Corpus Christi Professor of Latin, Oxford University.