by Desiderius Erasmus


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781442648944
Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Publication date: 08/11/2015
Series: Collected Works of Erasmus Series , #73
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 10.05(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Desiderius Erasmus (c. 1466-1536), a Dutch humanist, Catholic priest, and scholar, was one of the most influential Renaissance figures. A professor of divinity and Greek, Erasmus wrote, taught, and travelled, meeting with Europe's foremost scholars. A prolific author, Erasmus wrote on both ecclesiastic and general human interest subjects.

Denis L. Drysdall retired as chairperson and associate professor of Romance Languages from the University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand, where he remains a research associate.

Table of Contents


Translator’s Note

A Defence by Erasmus of Rotterdam Publicly Refuting the Mischievous Clamour of Certain Men among People both Influential and Humble to Whom They Declare that it was an Impiety on his Part to Translate in the Gospel of John: In principio erat sermo (1520a)
Apologia Erasmi Roterodami palam refellens quorundam seditiosos clamores apud populum ac magnates, quibus ut impie factum iactitant, quod in evangelio Ioannis verterit, ‘In principio erat sermo’

A Defence by Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam of In principio erat sermo (1520b)
Desiderii Erasmi Roterodami Apologia de ‘In principio erat sermo’

A Defence by Erasmus of Rotterdam against Criticism Made in Public Teaching by Nicolaas of Egmond of the Passage in Paul’s First Epistle to the Corinthians, Chapter 15 ‘We shall indeed all rise again, but we shall not all be changed’
Desiderii Erasmi Roterodami Apologia de loco taxato in publica professione per Nicolaum Ecmondanum Theologum et Carmelitanum Lovanii. Locus est in epistola Pauli ad Corinthios priore, cap XV: ‘Omnes quidem resurgemus, sed non omnes immutabimur

A Letter by Desiderius Erasmus Defending his Views Concerning the Prohibition on Eating Meat and Similar Human Regulations, to the Reverend Father in Christ and Honourable Prince Christopher, Bishop of Basel
Ad reverendum in Christo patrem et illustrem principem Christophorum episcopum Basiliensem, epistola apologetica Erasmi Roterodami, de interdicto esu carnium, deque similibus hominum constitutionibus

Notes on the Letter about Abstinence
In epistolam de delectu ciborum scholia

A Response by Desiderius Erasmus to the Discussions of a Certain ‘Youth Who Would Teach his Elders’
Desiderii Erasmi responsio ad Collationes cuiusdam iuvenis gerontodidasca

Works Frequently Cited

Short-Title Forms Erasmus’ Works

Index of Scriptural References

Index of Green and Latin Works Cited

General Index

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