The Adages of Erasmus / Edition 2

The Adages of Erasmus / Edition 2

by William Barker
     
 

A collection of 4151 ancient proverbs, each accompanied by Erasmus' commentary explaining its history and possible uses. Many of the adages are still familiar: 'Know thyself,' 'To give someone the finger,' 'Pandora's box,' and others.

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A collection of 4151 ancient proverbs, each accompanied by Erasmus' commentary explaining its history and possible uses. Many of the adages are still familiar: 'Know thyself,' 'To give someone the finger,' 'Pandora's box,' and others.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802077400
Publisher:
University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Publication date:
11/17/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
981,002
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

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