Adages: Iivii1 to Iiiiii100 (Collected Works of Erasmus)

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Adages: Iivii1 to Iiiiii100 (Collected Works of Erasmus)

by Desiderius Erasmus

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Format: Hardcover

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

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The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0802028314

ISBN - 13:9780802028310

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Volume 34. Very good orange cloth hardcover with gilt lettering, ex seminary library with the usual features including a white label on the spine. The text is clean & unmarked; the book is tight & square. No dust jacket. We appreciate your order! Packaged and shipped by shelf-worn bibliophiles.

From the Publisher

This is one of seven volumes that will contain the more than 4000 adages that Erasmus gathered and commented on, sometimes in a few lines and sometimes in full-scale essays. The notes identify the classical sources and indicate how Erasmus'' reading and thinking developed over the quarter-century spanned by the eight revisions of the original work. Many of the proverbs cited by Erasmus are still in our common stock of speech.