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Erasmus and the age of Reformation : with a selection from the letters of Erasmus

Author: Johan Huizinga
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, 1957.
Series: Harper torchbooks, 19.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Huizinga, Johan, 1872-1945.
Erasmus and the age of Reformation.
New York, Harper [1957]
(OCoLC)580386132
Online version:
Huizinga, Johan, 1872-1945.
Erasmus and the age of Reformation.
New York, Harper [1957]
(OCoLC)607825210
Named Person: Desiderius Erasmus; Érasme; Desiderius Erasmus; Desiderius Erasmus
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Johan Huizinga
ISBN: 0691008019 9780691008011
OCLC Number: 203877
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.
Description: xiv, 266 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
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.
Series Title: Harper torchbooks, 19.
Other Titles: Erasmus.
Responsibility: Johan Huizinga.

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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.

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