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Erasmus and the age of Reformation : with a selection from the letters of Erasmus / Johan Huizinga.

; Rogers D. Spotswood Collection
New York : Harper & Row, 1957.
ISBN 0691008019, 9780691008011, 0691054215

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Standard Title Erasmus. English
Other Authors Rogers D. Spotswood Collection.
Subjects Authors, Latin (Medieval and modern)
Authors, Latin (Medieval and modern) -- Netherlands -- Biography.
Biographie.
Erasmus, Desiderius, -1536.
Erasmus, Desiderius, 1469-1536.
EĢrasme, m. 1536.
Humanism -- Netherlands -- History -- 16th century.
Humanism.
Humanists -- Netherlands -- Biography.
Humanists.
Intellectual life.
Moralistes -- Pays-Bas -- Biographies.
Netherlands -- Intellectual life -- 16th century.
Netherlands.
Reformatie.
Reformation -- Biography.
Reformation.
Scholars, Medieval -- Netherlands -- Biography.
Scholars, Medieval.
Series Harper torchbooks ; 19.
Description xiv, 266 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Copyright Date 1957.
Notes Huizinga's text was translated from the Dutch by F. Hopman and first published by Charles Scribner's Sons in 1924. The selection from the Letters of Erasmus was translated by Barbara Flower.
Summary In this very readable biography, a noted scholar traces Erasmus's youth, his years as an itinerant scholar, sojourns in England, France, Switzerland, and Italy, friendship with Sir Thomas More, and disputes with Martin Luther. The author also probes Erasmus's mind and character and discusses his writings.
Contents Childhood and early youth, 1466-88 -- In the monastery, 1488-95 -- The University of Paris, 1495-9 -- First stay in England, 1499-1500 -- Erasmus as a humanist -- Theological aspirations, 1501 -- Years of trouble-Louvain, Paris, England, 1502-6 -- In Italy, 1506-9 -- The praise of folly -- Third stay in England, 1509-14 -- A light of theology, 1514-16 -- Erasmus's mind -- Erasmus's character -- At Louvain, 1517-18 -- First years of the reformation -- Erasmus at Basle, 1521-9 -- Controversy with Luther and growing conservatism, 1524-6 -- At war with humanists and reformers, 1528-9.
Genre Biography.
History.
Geographic Area Netherlands
Network Numbers (OCoLC)203877
(OCoLC)ocm00203877
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Huizinga, Johan, 1872-1945.
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