Erasmus of Rotterdam

by Stefan Zweig

Publisher: Viking Press in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 247 Downloads: 41
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Edition Notes

Copies 2-3 : 1956,c1934.

StatementStefan Zweig ; translated by Eden and Cedar Paul
SeriesCompass books -- c13
The Physical Object
Pagination247 p. ;
Number of Pages247
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24404634M
OCLC/WorldCa233920862

The illegitimate son of a priest, Erasmus (Gerrit Gerritszoon) was probably born in in Rotterdam. He was ordained in and studied in Paris. From he adopted the life of an independent. Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus was born on Octo and died on J Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus would have been 69 years old at the time of death or years old today. Erasmus of Rotterdam. New York The Viking press [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Desiderius Erasmus; Desiderius Erasmus: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Stefan Zweig. Find more information about: OCLC Number: Description: pages 20 cm. Series Title. The Education of a Christian Prince (Latin: Institutio principis Christiani) is a Renaissance "how-to" book for princes, by Desiderius Erasmus, which advises the reader on how to be a "good Christian" book was dedicated to Prince Charles, who later became Habsburg Emperor Charles s wrote the book in , the same year that Thomas More finished his Utopia and three years.

Desiderius Erasmus. Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus (28 October - 12 July ), known as Erasmus or Erasmus of Rotterdam, was a Dutch philosopher and Christian humanist who is widely considered to have been one of the greatest scholars of the northern Renaissance. "Erasmus of Rotterdam" lithograph by Fr. Schenck after Hans Holbein painting, about Via Pearl. When allowed as an adult to study abroad, Erasmus found in Paris, Oxford, and Cambridge fellow spirits who shared his deep distaste for scholasticism and his love for the clarity of thought he found in the writers of the Early Church. The great European scholar Desiderius Erasmus was one of the most influential and powerful figures who lived during the Renaissance period. He was a renowned theologian, Catholic priest, teacher and social critic. Erasmus was known as a Renaissance humanist and is exalted for translating the ‘New Testament’ to Greek and Latin languages. ERASMUS, DESIDERIUS. ERASMUS, DESIDERIUS (? – ), Dutch humanist. The illegitimate son of a priest, Erasmus was born in Rotterdam c. After the premature death of his parents, his guardians persuaded him to enter an Augustinian monastery.

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Erasmus, in full Desiderius Erasmus, (born Octo [?], Rotterdam, Holland [now in the Netherlands]—died JBasel, Switzerland), Dutch humanist who was the greatest scholar of the northern Renaissance, the first editor of the New Testament, and also an important figure in patristics and classical literature.

Erasmus and His Books provides the most comprehensive evidence available about the books of Erasmus of Rotterdam – the books he owned and his attitude towards them, when and how he acquired them, how he housed, used, and cared for them.

'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 anthology of Erasmus&# Essay / Education The Abundant Style of Erasmus. by Fred Sanders on J I had heard that Erasmus of Rotterdam () wrote a book showing hundreds of ways to say “thanks for your letter,” so I went and looked it up, just to see what one of the Renaissance’s prime movers was thinking when he did that.

Erasmus of Rotterdam, whose biographyrewritten a thousand times, was an interesting person. The works of Lorenzo Villa, like other Italians, made a great impression on him.

As a result, Erasmus actively supported the humanistic movement, which sought to revive the. Synopsis. Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam was one of Europe's most famous and influential scholars. A man of great intellect who rose from meager beginnings to become one of Europe's greatest thinkers, he defined the humanist movement in Northern Europe.

His translation to Greek of the New Testament brought on a theological revolution. Erasmus of Rotterdam Paperback – August 1, by Stefan Zweig (Author)/5(10).

Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus (28 October 12 July ), 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 ChristianPages: Erasmus of Rotterdam book.

Read 76 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This Plunkett Lake Press eBook is produced by arrangement with 4/5(76). Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus (28 October 12 July ), 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/5. “A stimulating and important book, Erasmus of Rotterdam is a valuable contribution to Erasmus and early modern studies. Christine Christ-von Wedel’s range of scholarship is most impressive.” “Erasmus of Rotterdam is an admirable, intellectually stimulating introduction to Erasmus’ theology.

Adding a fresh and clear voice to the chorus of scholars who have brought us biographies of Pages: Hailed as a parable for modern times, Erasmus of Rotterdam is the biography of a great humanist who, when pressed for a confession of faith, said, “I love freedom, and I will not and cannot serve any party.”Cited by: 3.

He also wrote On Free Will, The Praise of Folly, Handbook of a Christian Knight, On Civility in Children, Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus (28 October – 12 July ), known as Erasmus of Rotterdam, or simply Erasmus, was a Dutch Renaissance humanist, Catholic priest, /5.

“The Freedom of the Will” is an essay by Desiderius Erasmus, otherwise known as Erasmus of Rotterdam or just simply Erasmus. Erasmus was a Dutch Christian Humanist considered one of the greatest scholarly minds of the Renaissance.

In Praise of Folly, also translated as The Praise of Folly, is an essay written in Latin in by Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam and first printed in June Inspired by previous works of the Italian humanist Faustino Perisauli De Triumpho Stultitiae, it is a satirical attack on superstitions and other traditions of European society as well as on the Western Church.

Erasmus revised and extended his work, which. Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus (; 28 October – 12 July ), known as Erasmus or Erasmus of Rotterdam, was a Dutch Christian humanist who was the greatest scholar of the northern Renaissance. Originally trained as a Catholic priest, Erasmus was an important figure in classical scholarship who wrote in a pure Latin style.

Hailed as a parable for modern times, Erasmus of Rotterdam is the biography of a great humanist who, when pressed for a confession of faith, said, "I Brand: Plunkett Lake Press.

Erasmus, Desiderius; With a short life of the author by Van Loon, Hendrik Willem of Rotterdam Published by Walter J. Black, Inc. Erasmus of Rotterdam, by Stefan Zweig 12 June 1 May Thanks to reissues of his fiction by New York Review Classics and Pushkin Press, and, now, a new biography by George Prochnik, The Impossible Exile: Stefan Zweig at the End of the World and a Wes Anderson film, Grand Hotel Budapest, inspired by his works, Stefan Zweig can no.

Commission. Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam (/69–) was a renowned humanist scholar and theologian. He moved in to Basel, the city where Hans Holbein the Younger lived and had his workshop.

Such was the fame of Erasmus, who corresponded with scholars throughout Europe, that he needed many portraits of himself to send abroad to his protectors; although not an admirer of painting.

About Erasmus of Rotterdam Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus (–), known as Erasmus of Rotterdam, was a Dutch Renaissance humanist, Catholic priest, social critic, teacher, and theologian. He wrote On Free Will, The Praise of Folly, Handbook of a Christian Knight, and.

Erasmus is, of course, not so well known as the other great figures of the Reformation. But even before Martin Luther appeared on the scene in the early sixteenth century, Erasmus had for some years been speaking out about the shortcomings of the church and the decline in.

The vase of lilies probably refers to the purity of his mind, while the Latin and Greek inscription, prominently framed like a picture on the wall, underscores the scholar's humanistic interests: "This image of Erasmus of Rotterdam was drawn from life by Albrecht Dürer." Below are the date,in Roman numerals, and the artist's monogram.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Zweig, Stefan, Erasmus of Rotterdam. New York: Viking Press, (OCoLC) Named Person. Erasmus of Rotterdam and a book that set the world on fire (): Erasmus’s translation of the New Testament in Greek was the spark that began the Protestant Reformation.

This was absolutely not his intention, however, and it tormented him until his death. A devout Christian, Erasmus believed that having the New Testament in Greek would.

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The Erasmus Programme (EuRopean Community Action Scheme for the Mobility of University Students) is a European Union (EU) student exchange programme established in Erasmus+, or Erasmus Plus, is the new programme combining all the EU's current schemes for education, training, youth and sport, which was started in January The idea of allowing the exchange between European.

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We offer a broad range of interesting Bachelor programmes, Master programmes and Executive programmes.Aroundthe Dutch Catholic humanist, Erasmus of Rotterdam (), began working on an edition and Latin translation of the Greek New Testament, for which he thoroughly compared the text of several Greek manuscripts with Jerome's fourth-century .Desiderius Erasmus, A Book Called in Latin Enchiridion Militis Christiani and in English The Manual of the Christian Knight, replenished with the most wholesome precepts made by the famous clerk Erasmus of Rotterdam, to which is added a new and marvellous profitable .