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The Erasmus Reader

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'A judicious and discerning selection of large extracts from the "Collected Works of Erasmus" ... thoughtfully designed to include major statements of Erasmus on civility in individual morals, humanistic study and education, the Christian life, reform of the church, and the peaceful constraint of political force. It is to my mind the most comprehensive and penetrating anth

Paperback, 376 pages
Published November 1st 1990 by University of Toronto Press
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Desiderius Erasmus (also known as Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus) was doubtless born out of wedlock, well cared for by his parents till their early death, and then given the best education open to a young man of his day in a series of monastic or semi-monastic schools. All this early education is made by him in the light of later experience to appear like one long conspiracy to force him into the ...more
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