Erasmus: The Education of a Christian Prince with the Panegyric for Archduke Philip of Austria

Erasmus: The Education of a Christian Prince with the Panegyric for Archduke Philip of Austria

by Erasmus
     
 

This is a new student edition of Erasmus' crucial treatise on political theory and also contains a new, excerpted translation from his Panegyric. The Education of a Christian Prince is one of the most important "advice-to-princes" texts published in the Renaissance and was dedicated to Charles V. It is a strongly pacifist work in which Erasmus sought to ensure that…  See more details below

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This is a new student edition of Erasmus' crucial treatise on political theory and also contains a new, excerpted translation from his Panegyric. The Education of a Christian Prince is one of the most important "advice-to-princes" texts published in the Renaissance and was dedicated to Charles V. It is a strongly pacifist work in which Erasmus sought to ensure that the prince governed justly and benevolently. This edition also includes an original introduction, a chronology of the life and work of Erasmus, and a comprehensive guide to further reading.

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"Here is another solid contribution to the Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought series....an indispensable text for students in early modern political thought." A. Woodiwiss, Choice

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ISBN-13:
9780521582162
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/31/1997
Series:
Texts in the History of Political Thought Series
Pages:
181
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.79(d)

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