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Against War By Erasmus
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Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus was born in either 1466 or 1469. He was a Dutch humanist and theologian. Early in life he studied at the Brethren of the Common Life, which practised a form of... More > Christianity that was different to that of the Church. It was different because it did not feel that the ornament, ceremony or hireachy common in catholicism were important. The main focus was placed on education and the study of religious literature. It is said that the values he learnt at the Brethren shaped his later beliefs. Erasmus starts his writing with the quote “dulce bellum inexpertis – war is sweet to those who have not tried it”. He cites this phrase from Vegetius to explain that going to war seems not to be big “thing”, for those who hasn’t experienced war, but those who have been to war know that “thing war; there is nothing more wicked, more disastrous, more widely destructive…in a word unworthy of man”.< Less
In Praise of Human Folly By Erasmus
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The Praise of Folly has long been famous as the best-known work of the greatest of the Renaissance humanists, Erasmus of Rotterdam. It is a fantasy which starts off as a learned frivolity but turns... More > into a full-scale ironic encomium after the manner of the Greek satirist Lucian, the first and in its way the finest example of a new form of Renaissance satire. It ends with a straightforward and touching statement of the Christian ideals which Erasmus shared notably with his English friends John Colet and Thomas More. The text as we have it now moves from light-hearted banter to a serious indictment of theologians and churchmen, before finally expounding the virtues of the Christian way of life, which St Paul says looks folly to the world and calls the folly of the Cross. The bantering tone, the attack on the theologians and the satire on widely practised religious observances provoked a reaction of shocked hostility during Erasmus's lifetime.< Less
The Praise of Folly By Erasmus
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Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus, known as Erasmus of Rotterdam, or simply Erasmus, was a Dutch Renaissance humanist, Catholic priest, social critic, teacher, and theologian. Erasmus was a classical... More > scholar who wrote in a pure Latin style. He was a proponent of religious toleration, and enjoyed the sobriquet "Prince of the Humanists"; he has been called "the crowning glory of the Christian humanists". Using humanist techniques for working on texts, he prepared important new Latin and Greek editions of the New Testament. These raised questions that would be influential in the Protestant Reformation and Catholic Counter-Reformation. He also wrote The Praise of Folly, Handbook of a Christian Knight, On Civility in Children, Copia: Foundations of the Abundant Style, Julius Exclusus, and many other works.< Less
ERASMUS 1516 NEW TESTAMENT By Desiderius Erasmus
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1516 Greek/Latin NT original spelling Editon by Erasmus. Greek on left hand side, and Latin on the right hand side. Wood cut lettering adorns this beautiful reprint from the 16th Century.
The Works of Desiderius Erasmus By Desiderius Erasmus
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This collection has all of the following works: Antipolemus: Or, the Plea of Reason, Religion, and Humanity, Against War. A Fragment. Translated from Erasmus; and Addressed to Aggressors In Praise... More > of the Folly The Colloquies (Complete) The Complaint of Peace The Manual of the Christian Knight< Less
Desiderius Erasmus By Arthur Robert Pennington
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A reprint of The Life and Character of Erasmus by Arthur Robert Pennington.
Dolph and Erasmus By Tom Alford, D.J. Kaercher
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Fictional characters "Tom Alford" and "D.J. Kaercher" aren’t cut out for the world of gainful employment. They resolve to quit their entry level jobs to become... More > “explorationers,” each embarking on his own solitary quest, valiantly traversing the globe in search of…well…whatever comes next. The first becomes Dolph Blackburn, a mercenary commissioned to stop an Eastern European dictator from training house pets to destroy Russia. And the latter, Erasmus Tesserman, a highly decorated inventor/innovator investigating a series of phenomena resulting in a Hypercolor™ Great Barrier Reef. Through their correspondence, they inspire and entertain each other with tales of adventures heroic, accomplishments paramount, and rendezvous titillating. Their courses collide when a mysterious yet familiar villain conspires to do the inconceivable — poison the world’s supply of a popular, high-end brand of bottled water. Obviously, this is a fate worse than death.< Less
Dolph and Erasmus By Tom Alford, D.J. Kaercher
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Fictional characters "Tom Alford" and "D.J. Kaercher" aren’t cut out for the world of gainful employment. They resolve to quit their entry level jobs to become... More > “explorationers,” each embarking on his own solitary quest, valiantly traversing the globe in search of…well…whatever comes next. The first becomes Dolph Blackburn, a mercenary commissioned to stop an Eastern European dictator from training house pets to destroy Russia. And the latter, Erasmus Tesserman, a highly decorated inventor/innovator investigating a series of phenomena resulting in a Hypercolor™ Great Barrier Reef. Through their correspondence, they inspire and entertain each other with tales of adventures heroic, accomplishments paramount, and rendezvous titillating. Their courses collide when a mysterious yet familiar villain conspires to do the inconceivable — poison the world’s supply of a popular, high-end brand of bottled water. Obviously, this is a fate worse than death.< Less
Erasmus 1516 Greek Latin New Testament By Erasmus
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Erasmus' Greek/Latin New Testament edition originally published in 1516.
1516 Erasmus Greek/Latin NT By Desiderius Erasmus
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1516 Greek/Latin NT original spelling Editon by Erasmus. Greek on left hand side, and Latin on the right hand side. Wood cut lettering adorns this beautiful reprint from the 16th Century