Erasmus and the northern Renaissance
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Published by Published by Hodder & Stoughton for The English Universities Press in London .
Written in English


  • Erasmus, Desiderius, d. 1536,
  • Reformation

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Edition Notes

Statementby Margaret Mann Phillips.
SeriesTeach yourself history.
LC ClassificationsBR350.E7 P5 1949
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 236 p. :
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6073188M
LC Control Number50013144

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Erasmus of Rotterdam, or simply Erasmus, was a Dutch Renaissance Humanist, Catholic priest, social critic, teacher, and theologian. Erasmus was a classical scholar and wrote in a pure Latin style. Among Humanists he enjoyed the name “Prince of the Humanists,” and has been called “the crowning glory of the Christian Humanists.”. Get this from a library! Erasmus and the northern Renaissance. [Margaret Mann Phillips] -- This book is primarily intended for the use of beginners in Renaissance studies."--Foreword, p. ix. Erasmus And The Northern Renaissance [M Mann Philips] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Erasmus was pictured in his mind as a man of proverbs, the collector of the Adagia, that enormous bedside book for the would-be classical scholar. Erasmus is considered to be the popularizer of the classics. He was alternately adopted and anthematised by both Protestant and Catholic. Erasmus and the northern Renaissance. New York: Collier Books, (OCoLC) Named Person: Desiderius Erasmus; Desiderius Erasmus; Desiderius Erasmus: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Mann Phillips.

Desiderius Erasmus is considered one of the greatest minds in history; he was a humanist scholar, a theologian, a writer, a teacher, and, as he put it, "a citizen of the world." His reputation during his lifetime reached the loftiest heights and sunk to unexpected lows during the Lutheran crisis. His published texts and numerous letters figure.   Erasmus was the dominant figure of the early humanist movement. Neither a radical nor an apologist, he remains one of early Renaissance controversial figures. Erasmus was the leading figure of the Northern Renaissance. At a time when Leonardo, Michelangelo, and Raphael were revolutionizing Western art and culture, Erasmus was helping transform Europe’s intellectual and religious life, developing a new design for living for a continent rebelling against the hierarchical constraints of the Roman Church/5(51). Erasmus was the leading figure of the Northern Renaissance. At a time when An engrossing dual biography and fascinating intellectual history that examines two of the greatest minds of European history—Erasmus of Rotterdam and Martin Luther—whose heated rivalry gave rise to two enduring, fundamental, and often colliding traditions of /5.

Humanism - Humanism - Desiderius Erasmus: Desiderius Erasmus was the only humanist whose international fame in his own time compared to Petrarch’s. While lacking Petrarch’s polemical zeal and spirit of self-inquiry, he shared the Italian’s intense love of language, his dislike for the complexities and pretenses of medieval institutions both secular and religious, and his commanding. The image shows a painting by Han Holbein the Younger called The Ambassadors. Based on the painting, which best states how Holbein contributed to the Northern Renaissance? Holbein blended techniques from the Italian Renaissance with his own artistic style. The Italian wars that began in helped spread Renaissance ideas to. In Praise of Folly, also translated as The Praise of Folly (Latin: Stultitiae Laus or Moriae Encomium; Greek title: Μωρίας ἐγκώμιον (Morias enkomion); Dutch title: Lof der Zotheid), is an essay written in Latin in by Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam and first printed in June Inspired by previous works of the Italian humanist Faustino Perisauli [] De Triumpho Stultitiae. The Northern Renaissance was the Renaissance that occurred in Europe north of the Alps. Before , Italian Renaissance humanism had little influence outside Italy. [citation needed] From the late 15th century, its ideas spread around influenced the German, French, English, Low Countries, Polish Renaissance and other national and localized movements, each with different.