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This scarce antiquarian book is included in our special Legacy Reprint Series. In the interest of creating a more extensive selection of rare historical book reprints, we have chosen to reproduce this title even though it may possibly have occasional imperfections such as missing and blurred pages, missing text, poor pictures, markings, dark backgrounds and other reproduct ...more
Paperback, 100 pages
Published January 1st 2007 by Kessinger Publishing (first published January 1st 1972)
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Allen Marshall O'Brien
Loved it! Considering this book is 500 years old, it is still so pertinent. The archaisms are delightful and the arguments strong - strong enough to remain pertinent.

Reading through, I couldn't help but pick up on the seeds of proto-Reformation and humanism. I recommend this book for its unique look into the time period (they had muskets in in the 1500s?!) as much as a varied theological critique of warfare.
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May 28, 2014 Anıl rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Kitap türkler üzerine yazılmış gibii :) kesinlikle okunması gerekiyor sadece savaş değil deliliğe övgü deki gibi bir çok toplum kesimi eleştirilmiştir.
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Kesinlikle okunacaklardan
Umit
May 07, 2016 Umit rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: turkish
Zaman kaybi :-/
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Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus (28 October 1466 – 12 July 1536), known as Erasmus of Rotterdam, or simply Erasmus, was a Dutch Renaissance humanist, Catholic priest, social critic, teacher, and theologian.

Erasmus was a classical scholar and wrote in a pure Latin style. Among humanists he enjoyed the sobriquet "Prince of the Humanists", and has been called "the crowning glory of the Christian human
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