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Apophthegmatum. / Libri I-IV

Author: Tineke ter Meer
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010.
Series: Opera omnia desiderii erasmi-- erasmus opera omnia, 4
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Erasmus' Apophthegmata present a great number of famous, pithy, remarkable sayings by famous people from Classical Antiquity. Erasmus based his Latin version of the anecdotes on famous words in Plutarch. He follows the collection of Greek sayings in Plutarch loosely, often more or less in paraphrase, but parts are almost literal translations. In the introduction (and in the notes to the Latin text) the editor makes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tineke ter Meer
ISBN: 9789004216198 9004216197
OCLC Number: 817583709
Description: 1 online resource (368 p.)
Series Title: Opera omnia desiderii erasmi-- erasmus opera omnia, 4
Responsibility: ed., T.L. ter Meer.

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In the Apophthegmata Erasmus presents a great number of famous sayings of famous people from Classical Antiquity, which he culled from Plutarch and paraphrased or loosely translated into Latin.  Read more...

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