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Contemporaries of Erasmus

Contemporaries of Erasmus

A Biographical Register of the Renaissance and Reformation, Volume 3 - N-Z

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Published by University of Toronto Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dictionaries of biography (Who"s Who),
  • History - General History,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Renaissance,
  • History / Renaissance,
  • Reference

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPeter G. Bietenholz (Editor), Thomas B. Deutscher (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages503
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9781488M
    ISBN 100802025757
    ISBN 109780802025753


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without any editorial changes. to provide a manageable and 5/5(1). 'Contemporaries of Erasmus is not only an excellent companion for any edition of Erasmus' writings and of utmost use to students of the period, but -- and one can pay it no higher compliment -- Contemporaries of Erasmus book of the high standard of the entries and the learning invested in them, Erasmus himself would have thoroughly enjoyed : Hardcover.

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 of 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.

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. Get this from a library. Contemporaries of Erasmus: a biographical register of the Renaissance and Reformation.

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Together, these fully illustrated volumes will contain. Book Review: Contemporaries of Erasmus: A Biographical Register of the Renaissance and Reformation Book Review: Contemporaries of Erasmus: A Biographical Register of the Renaissance and Reformation Show all authors.

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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 monastery, Margareta, the daughter of an acquaintance -- all these and many of their kind are given place along with the more important friends and patrons of the.

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This paperback edition is a reprint of the three-volume set published between and The volumes have been combined into a single volume – without any editorial changes – to provide a manageable and 5/5(2).

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by Bietenholz, P.G. / Deutscher, Thomas B. UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO PRESS ,95 € / $ / £* Add. 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.

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: 'Contemporaries of Erasmus is not only an excellent companion for any edition of Erasmus' writings and of utmost use to students of the period, but -- and one can pay it no higher compliment -- because of the high standard of the entries and the learning invested in them, Erasmus himself would have thoroughly enjoyed it/5(K).

The staff and the researchers behind the platform decided to digitize first works by Erasmus and a selected group of 22 other authors, for the most part, contemporaries of Erasmus.

At the time of writing (i.e. June ), works have been uploaded to Lovaniensia, of which are editions by Erasmus ( as author and 87 as a contributor). 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.

paperback edition of Contemporaries of Erasmus is a reprint of the original three-volume set (), also published by the Uni­ versity of Toronto Press. It attempts to discuss all of the contempo­ raries of Erasmus (available portraits supplied) who fall into one or more of the following seven categories: (a) they shared a num­ ber of.

Desiderius Erasmus is not much more than a name and a book, The Praise of Folly, which is often appreciated more for its satire than its Luther is much more than a name, and more than a single book, too. These two contemporaries, arguably more than any figures, ushered in the early modern era.

My Dear Erasmus book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Erasmus was born in so you might not have heard of him; to his contem 4/5. But Erasmus is not the kind of man who may be claimed as the exclusive property of any organi­zation. "I tried to find out," wrote one of his contemporaries, "whether Erasmus of Rotterdam was an adherent of that party, but a certain merchant said to Author: Robert M.

Thornton. 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.

Illustrated with a frontispiece, a folding engraved dedication plate, a folding engraving of the Erasmus statue, 1 full-page engraving of medallions, 20 portraits of the contemporaries of Erasmus, and around 80 engravings within the text, after the famous Holbein originals with a 1 full-page engraving with his portraits.

By looking at Erasmus’s conception of reform against this background, we can see how much he had in common with some of his contemporaries and to what extent he marked out a path that was entirely his own. Finally, the controversies that Erasmus’s works touched off provide a quite different but equally useful background.

The short book went through twenty-seven editions in Erasmus’ lifetime and continues to this day, in spite of Erasmus’ downplay of its quality, to be his most popular work. The Praise of Folly pictured Moria, who was born in the Fortunate Isles and who fed on drunkenness and impertinence, and was the queen of a powerful realm which included.

The Erasmus of Rotterdam Society was founded in to promote the following aims: to encourage research and writing on Erasmus, his contemporaries, and their intellectual milieu; to sponsor the publication of a Yearbook containing scholarly articles and book reviews on these subjects; to sponsor and publish two annual lectures: the Birthday Lecture (near Erasmus’.

So much for the frequently heard nonsense that "traditional" history books were boring, because Huizinga's concise travel through time and Erasmus' mind is a delightful read for anyone with an interest in Erasmus and his contemporaries. Most history buffs have read Peter Ackroyd's biography of Thomas More and this book is not in the same league/5(5).By analysing the lives, work, and correspondence of Erasmus, Thomas More, Margaret More Roper, Reginald Pole, Gasparo Contarini, and Vittoria Colonna, this book demonstrates how these Catholic men and women of letters created a distinctive kind of religious community rooted in friendship and spiritualised by: 5.This is the book for which Erasmus first achieved real fame.

[10] Erasmus then moved on to the university town of Padua, in Venetian territory, where he gave lessons to Alexander Stewart, the natural son of King James IV of Scotland who at the age .