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Contemporaries of Erasmus

Contemporaries of Erasmus

A Biographical Register of the Renaissance and Reformation, Volume 2 - F-M

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Published by University of Toronto Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dictionaries of biography (Who"s Who),
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • History - General History,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • History / Renaissance,
  • Reference,
  • Biography,
  • Contemporaries,
  • Dictionaries,
  • Erasmus, Desiderius,,
  • Reformation,
  • Renaissance,
  • d. 1536

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPeter G. Bietenholz (Editor), Thomas B. Deutscher (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages490
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11207747M
    ISBN 100802025714
    ISBN 109780802025715

    One exception about whom Henrik Van Loon wrote about so charmingly in his Lives, is Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam (). Of all the outstanding personalities in Reformation history, he is by far the most appealing. This Dutch priest and scholar, unlike his contemporaries, carried his religion lightly but nonetheless seriously. Book Shop and Gifts. We have a range of books and pamphlets on Erasmus, his interests, his contemporaries and fellow members of the Lunar Society. We also stock science books for children and books for herb garden enthusiasts.

    Erasmus of Rotterdam was the greatest Christian humanist scholar of the Northern European Renaissance, a correspondent of Sir Thomas More and many other learned men of his time, known to his contemporaries and to posterity for subtlety of his thought and the depth of his learning. He was also, according to some modern writers, an anti-Semite. In this complete . Lorenzo Valla (Italian pronunciation: [loˈrɛntso ˈvalːa]; also Latinized as Laurentius; c. – 1 August ) was an Italian humanist, rhetorician, educator and Catholic priest. He is best known for his textual analysis that proved that the Donation of Constantine was a forgery.

    Janus Cornarius (ca. – Ma ) was a Saxon humanist and friend of Erasmus. A gifted philologist, Cornarius specialized in editing and translating Greek and Latin medical writers with "prodigious industry," taking a particular interest in botanical pharmacology and the effects of environment on illness and the body. Early in his career, Cornarius also worked with Greek . Erasmus’ thought is situated vis-à-vis the thought of contemporaries such as the cosmographer and humanist Aeneas Sylvius Piccolomini who became Pope Pius II; the philosopher, scholar, and Cardinal, Nicholas of Cusa; and the Dominican missionary and famous defender of the Native Americans, Bartolomé Las : Palgrave Pivot.


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Contemporaries of Erasmus contains biographical information about more than people mentioned in the correspondence and other writings of Erasmus. This paperback edition is a reprint of the three-volume set published between and The volumes have been combined into a single volume.

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The remarkable breadth of Erasmus' contacts throughout his life is reflected in this unique, informative three-volume biographical dictionary.

Together, these fully illustrated volumes will contain information about more than people mentioned in his correspondence and other ing substantially from the national biographical dictionaries which restrict.

Most biographical dictionaries list and identify only men and women who have distinguished themselves in some way, or who have by birth merited a place in the book. Contemporaries of Erasmus does not shrug aside anyone whom Erasmus has met or mentioned in his works or letters.

Adrian, an obscure messenger, Carolus, a non-clerical steward in a Format: Hardcover. Erasmus was an internationalist who sought to establish a borderless Christian union; Luther was a nationalist who appealed to the patriotism Contemporaries of Erasmus book the German people.

Where Erasmus wrote exclusively in Latin, Luther often used the vernacular, the better to reach the common man.

Erasmus wanted to educate a learned caste; Luther, to evangelize the masses. Book Description: Offers biographical information about the more than people mentioned in the correspondence and works of Erasmus who died after and were thus approximately his contemporaries.

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Erasmus’ thought is situated vis-à-vis the thought of contemporaries such as the cosmographer and humanist Aeneas Sylvius Piccolomini who became Pope Pius II; the philosopher, scholar, and Cardinal, Nicholas of Cusa; and the Dominican missionary and famous defender of the Native Americans, Bartolomé Las : Nathan Ron.

The remarkable breadth of Erasmus' contacts throughout his life is reflected in this unique, informative three-volume biographical dictionary. Together, these fully illustrated volumes will contain information about more than people mentioned in his correspondence and other writings.

Differing substantially from the national biographical dictionaries which restrict. True to its title, the book was intended as a North Star that would dependably guide readers through the stages of youth, marriage and widowhood.

Although the historical literature on these themes is dominated by the works of his humanist contemporaries, Erasmus of Rotterdam and Juan Luis Vives, Osuna’s close attention to women’s.

Combining a biography of Erasmus with the larger theological debates and the intellectual history of his time, Christine Christ-von Wedel reveals many of previously unexplored influences on Erasmus, as well as his influences on his s of Rotterdam is a revised and considerably enlarged translation of Christ-von Wedel’s.

Erasmus realized that waging the Christian battle required vigor of mind more than intensity of feeling. Detesting fanaticism and bigotry, as do reasonable and cultivated men of all ages, he rejected the either/or zealotry and passion; in his work there is an awareness that truth must be sought in humility.I hope to have shown in the previous chapter that what Erasmus was teaching even before means a true revolution in religious matters.

He was by no means alone in this, similar thoughts — whether dependent on him or not — are found in a more or less developed, in a more or less radical form, with several : H. A. Enno van Gelder. Combining a biography of Erasmus with the larger theological debates and the intellectual history of his time, Christine Christ-von Wedel reveals many of previously unexplored influences on Erasmus, as well as his influences on his contemporaries.

Erasmus of Rotterdam is a revised and considerably enlarged translation of Christ-von Wedel’s Pages: