Tudor School-boy Life; The Dialogues Of Juan Luis Vives

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byJuan Luis Vives

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1908. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... INTRODUCTION J. L. VIVES: A SCHOLAR OF THE RENASCENCE 1492-1540 Erasmus was born in 1466, Bude (Budaeus) in 1468, and Vives in 1492. These great men were regarded by their contemporaries as a triumvirate of leaders of the Renascence movement, at any rate outside of Italy. The name of Erasmus is now the most generally known of the three, but in one of his letters Erasmus stated his fear that he would be eclipsed by Vives. No doubt Erasmus was the greatest propagandist of Renascence ideas and the Renascence spirit. No doubt Bud6, by his Commentarii Linguae Graecae (1529), established himself as the greatest Greek scholar of the age, Equally, without doubt, it would appear to those who have studied the educational writings of Erasmus, Bud6, and Vives, the claim might reasonably be entered for J. L. Vives that his De Tradendis Disciplinis placed him first of the three as a writer on educational theory and practice. In 1539 Vives published at Paris the Linguae Latinae Exercitatio, i.e., the School Dialogues which are for the first time, in the present volume, presented to the English reader. Juan Luis Vives was born, March 6, 1492 (the year of Columbus's discovery of America), at Valencia, in Spain. His father was Luis Vives, of high-born ancestry, whose device was Siempre vivas. Similarly his mother, Blanca March, was of a good family, which had produced several poets. Vives himself has described his parents, their relation to each other and to himself, in two passages in his De Institutione Feminae Christianae (1523). This work was translated into English (c. 1540) by Richard Hyrde. As the two passages contain all that is known of the parents, and give a short but picturesque idea of the household relations, I transcribe them from Hyrde's translation: "My ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1908. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... INTRODUCTION J. L. VIVES: A SCHOLAR OF THE RENASCENCE 1492-1540 Erasmus was born in 1466, Bude (Budaeus) in 1468, and Vives ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:66 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:January 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217651208

ISBN - 13:9780217651202

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