This volume comprises four previously published Erasmian studies and two new works. All are attempts at understanding Erasmus' aims, his influence, and his historical image. Professor Olin's earlier essays have generated enthusiastic responses form the community of Erasmian scholars, and this convenient gathering is bound to be a welcome collection. It also provides the first translation into English of the preface to Erasmus' edition of Hilary. A major statement of his position as a humanist and reformer, it is one of Erasmus' most important contributions. This translation in particular makes this volume a useful complement to Professor Olin's other Erasmian collection listed below.We might call it aquot;Erasmus and the historians.aquot; Or perhaps it would be more accurate to say aquot;Erasmus in the view of some modern historians, aquot; since I intend to limit my subject and select the examples I shall offer from a very considerable body ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||Six Essays on Erasmus and a Translation of Erasmus' Letter to Carondelet, 1523|
|Author||:||John C. Olin, Desiderius Erasmus|
|Publisher||:||Fordham Univ Press - 1979-01-01|