Desiderius Erasmus, 1466-1536. Dutch philosopher known as one of the great Renaissance humanist writers. A critic of the church and producer of authoritative editions of the classics, he wrote in Latin.
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Catholic Encyclopedia: Desiderius Erasmus
Article by Joseph Sauer from this 1912 reference work. An extensive overview of the life, works and impact of this scholar.
The History Guide: Desiderius Erasmus, 1466-1536
Biographical information, a picture, and a brief selection from the Praise of Folly.
Praise of Folly
John Wilson's 1688 translation of this, Erasmus' best-known work.
The Condensed Edition of Desiderius Erasmus' In Praise of Folly.
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