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Collected Works of Erasmus

Edited by: Jane E. Phillips
Contributor: Istvan Bejczy
Translated by: Erika Rummel

This new volume in the Collected Works of Erasmus series contains the first-ever English translations of the Apology and the Responses. These two pieces display Erasmus the humanist in the thick of academic turmoil, deploying all the rhetorical weapons at his command.

Author Information

ErasmusDesiderius:

Desiderius Erasmus (c. 1466-1536), a Dutch humanist, Catholic priest, and scholar, was one of the most influential Renaissance figures. A professor of divinity and Greek, Erasmus wrote, taught, and travelled, meeting with Europe's foremost scholars. A prolific author, Erasmus wrote on both ecclesiastic and general human interest subjects.

BejczyIstvan:

Istvan Bejczy is an associate professor in the Department of History at Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen.

PhillipsJane E.:

Jane E. Phillips is a professor in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages at the University of Kentucky.

RummelErika:

Erika Rummel is a professor emerita in the Department of History at Wilfrid Laurier University.

Reviews

Lisa Jardin, Common Knowledge:

?The Collected Works of Erasmus project has long since established a new standard for scholarly translation series to emulate. Not only have the English versions represented Erasmus? writings in crisp and accessible language, but meticulous editorial scholarship has placed the author?s thought and work in their proper intellectual contexts.?

Michael Bauman, Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society:

?The Collected Works of Erasmus project has long since established a new standard for scholarly translation series to emulate. Not only have the English versions represented Erasmus? writings in crisp and accessible language, but meticulous editorial scholarship has placed the author?s thought and work in their proper intellectual contexts.?

Jerry H. Bentley, Renaissance Quarterly:

?The Collected Works of Erasmus project has long since established a new standard for scholarly translation series to emulate. Not only have the English versions represented Erasmus? writings in crisp and accessible language, but meticulous editorial scholarship has placed the author?s thought and work in their proper intellectual contexts.?

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