Adages IIvii1 to IIIiii100: IIvii1 to IIIiii100 by Desiderius Erasmus

Adages IIvii1 to IIIiii100: IIvii1 to IIIiii100

byDesiderius ErasmusTranslated byR.A.B. Mynors

Hardcover | December 16, 1992

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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.

Volume 34 of the Collected Works of Erasmus series.

About The Author

Desiderius 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 subjec...

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Title:Adages IIvii1 to IIIiii100: IIvii1 to IIIiii100Format:HardcoverDimensions:458 pages, 10 × 6.98 × 1.56 inPublished:December 16, 1992Publisher:University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0802028314

ISBN - 13:9780802028310

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