(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.