Six Essays on Erasmus: And a Translation of Erasmus' Letter to Carondelet, 1523.

Six Essays on Erasmus: And a Translation of Erasmus' Letter to Carondelet, 1523.

by John C Olin
     
 

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This volume comprises four previously published Erasmian studies and two new works. All are attempts at understanding Erasmus' aims, his influence, and his historical image. Professor Olin's earlier essays have generated enthusiastic responses form the community of Erasmian scholars, and this convenient gathering is bound to be a welcome collection. It also

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This volume comprises four previously published Erasmian studies and two new works. All are attempts at understanding Erasmus' aims, his influence, and his historical image. Professor Olin's earlier essays have generated enthusiastic responses form the community of Erasmian scholars, and this convenient gathering is bound to be a welcome collection. It also provides the first translation into English of the preface to Erasmus' edition of Hilary. A major statement of his position as a humanist and reformer, it is one of Erasmus' most important contributions. This translation in particular makes this volume a useful complement to Professor Olin's other Erasmian collection listed below.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780823210244
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
Publication date:
01/01/1979
Edition description:
1
Pages:
125
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

John C. Olin was Professor Emeritus of History at Fordham University.

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