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Author Name    Erasmus, Desiderius; Elaine Fantham & Erika Rummel (Eds. ) (with The Assistance Of Jozef Ijsewijn)

Title   COLLECTED WORKS OF ERASMUS: LITERARY AND EDUCATIONAL WRITINGS 7 De Virtute / Oratio Funebris / Encomium Medicinae / De Puero / Tyrannicida / Ovid / Prudentis / Galen / Lingua

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket

Publisher    University of Toronto Press 1989

ISBN Number    0802058183 / 9780802058188

Seller ID   13598

Very minor shelfwear with light bump to 1 corner. Minor soiling to front panel of DJ. Creasing along top edge with a bit of chipping and 1 tear (1.5 cm). ; This final volume in the Literary and Educational Writings contains diverse woks spanning a generation. They demonstrate Erasmus' skill in applying classical rhetoric to contemporary Christian needs. Four are short rhetorical pieces; the next group illustrates facets of Erasmus' classical scholarship and includes several works that bear witness to Erasmus' friendship with Thomas More. The last and most expansive piece in the volume, the Lingua, has not previously been translated into English. This work represents Erasmus' growing criticism of his theological position by both Catholics and reformers. ; Collected Works of Erasmus 29; 546 pages

Humanist Renaissance Studies Erasmus Latin Literature Classical Greek & Roman

Price = 60.00 USD



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