The Praise Of Folly And Other Writings

October 17, 1989|
The Praise Of Folly And Other Writings by Desiderius Erasmus

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This Norton Critical Edition provides a wide selection of Erasmus's writings, translated from the Latin into fresh, modern, and witty English. Adams has made these selections to emphasize the humane, rather than the doctrinaire, side of the first and greatest humanist.
Desiderius Erasmus was born, probably in 1469, in Rotterdam, Holland. He studied in Paris, traveled in England, Germany, and Italy, and wrote in Latin. Living at the time of the Renaissance when most intellectual concepts were being examined, Erasmus was a great admirer of the ancient writers and edited many of their works. Erasmus rem...
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Title:The Praise Of Folly And Other Writings
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:8.38 X 5.13 X 0.75 in
Shipping dimensions:8.38 X 5.13 X 0.75 in
Published:October 17, 1989
Publisher:W.W. Norton & Company
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780393957495

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