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Author: Desiderius Erasmus
Publisher: Harlow : Penguin Books Ltd, 2005.
Series: Penguin classics S.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New edView all editions and formats
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Erasmus ranges from light-hearted jibes to vehement denunciation of the theologians and churchmen, monastic life and the condition of the Church, and then seriously expounds the virtues of the Christian way of life. This work is one of the best satirical classics of the Renaissance.
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Named Person: Desiderius Erasmus
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Desiderius Erasmus
ISBN: 9780140446081 0140446087
OCLC Number: 851798948
Description: 256 pages ; 20 x 13 x 1 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics S.
Responsibility: Desiderius Erasmus ; Translated by Betty Radice.

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Erasmus ranges from light-hearted jibes to vehement denunciation of the theologians and churchmen, monastic life and the condition of the Church, and then seriously expounds the virtues of the Christian way of life. This work is one of the best satirical classics of the Renaissance.

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