History and biography in the work of Erasmus of Rotterdam.

[By] Peter G. Bietenholz.
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Erasmus, Desiderius, -- d. 1536., History -- Philosophy., Biography as a literary
SeriesTravaux d"humanisme et Renaissance -- no. 87.
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LC ClassificationsB785.E64 B5
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Pagination110 p.
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Open LibraryOL18701952M
LC Control Number67101754

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Erasmus of Rotterdam was the dominant figure of the early humanist movement. Neither a radical nor an apologist, he remains one of early Renaissance controversial figures. Erasmus, in full Desiderius Erasmus, (born Octo [?], Rotterdam, Holland [now in the Netherlands]—died JBasel, Switzerland), Dutch humanist who was the greatest scholar of the northern Renaissance, the first editor of the New Testament, and also an important figure in patristics and classical literature.

Using the philological methods pioneered by. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bietenholz, Peter G. History and biography in the work of Erasmus of Rotterdam.

Genève, Droz, (OCoLC) Stewart traveled to Italy and brought Erasmus with him; there he joined a circle of scholars, editors, and printers and worked on perfecting his Greek. Erasmus would eventually travel throughout Europe, spending time in Oxford, Paris, Bologna, and Holland.

His first published work was the Adagia in This collection of Greek and Latin. Erasmus - Erasmus - The Protestant challenge: From the very beginning of the momentous events sparked by Martin Luther’s challenge to papal authority, Erasmus’s clerical foes blamed him for inspiring Luther, just as some of Luther’s admirers in Germany found that he merely proclaimed boldly what Erasmus had been hinting.

In fact, Luther’s first letter to Erasmus () showed an. Commission. Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam (/69–) was a renowned humanist scholar and theologian. He moved in to Basel, the city where Hans Holbein the Younger lived and had his workshop. Such was the fame of Erasmus, who corresponded with scholars throughout Europe, that he needed many portraits of himself to send abroad to his protectors; although not an admirer of painting.

meaning." Erasmus's biography of Jerome, which serves as a preface to the edition of the church father' opera, eschews s the accretions of medieval hagiography and attempts to get at the real Jerome. It is a "saint's life written to an unprecedented standard of accuracy and critical skepticism" and counts as "a work of history, not of3 fiction.".

The Spirituality Of Erasmus Of Rotterdam by Richard L. DeMolen, The Bruce Mansfield shows how shifting interpretations and changing critical regard for Erasmus and his work reflect cultural shifts of the last century.

Combining a biography of Erasmus with the larger theological debates and the intellectual history of his time, Christine. In History and biography in the work of Erasmus of Rotterdam.

book brilliant small book, Stefan Zweig gives us a portrait of the Renaissance Humanist par excellence, Erasmus of Rotterdam. Writing in the 30s - as the Nazis are consolidating power in Germany much to his dismay - Zweig explains that this was a pivotal era in history where the pacifism of Erasmus ran against the virulent militancy of Martin Luther.4/5(78).

Encounters with a Radical Erasmus: Erasmus' Work as a Source of Radical Thought in Early Modern Europe. By Peter G. Bietenholz, Exploiting Erasmus: The Erasmian Legacy and Religious Change in Early Modern England.

By Gregory D. Dodds and Paraphrases on the Epistles to the Cortinthians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, and Thessalonians. Desiderius Erasmus was born in Rotterdam, Netherlands, probably on Octothe second son of a priest, Roger Gerard, and Margaret, a physician's daughter.

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His parents were unmarried at the time of his birth. School life shaped Erasmus from his fifth year onward. Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus (/ ˌ d ɛ z ɪ ˈ d ɪər i ə s ɪ ˈ r æ z m ə s /, English: Erasmus of Rotterdam; 28 October – 12 July ) was a Dutch philosopher and Christian scholar who is widely considered to have been one of the greatest scholars of the northern ion: Queens' College, Cambridge, Collège.

This book provides the first analysis of the development of Erasmus’ historical methodology and its impact on Roman Catholic and Protestant theologians.

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Combining a biography of Erasmus with the larger theological debates and the intellectual history of his time, Christine Christ-von Wedel reveals many of previously unexplored influences on Erasmus, as well as his influences on his.

Hailed as a parable for modern times, Erasmus of Rotterdam is the biography of a great humanist who, when pressed for a confession of faith, said, “I love freedom, and I will not and cannot serve any party.” At no time does Zweig mention Hitler by name, but it is obvious that his biography of a man who tried to remain above the battle, and.

The first monograph in English on Erasmus of Rotterdam as an editor of St. Jerome, this book belongs to the growing scholarship on the reception of the Church Fathers in early modern Europe.

Erasmus, like other Renaissance humanists, particularly admired Jerome (d. or ), and he expressed his admiration most conspicuously in his edition. Book Description: Hoffmann concentrates on the theological sources of Erasmus's hermeneutic from toespecially the Ratio verae theologiae, the Ecclesiastes, and the exegesis of Old and New Testament texts, to show how Erasmus attempted to interpret Scripture by way of a rhetorical theology that focuses on the figurative, metaphorical.

The foundational studies are Myron P. Gilmore, "Fides et Eruditio: Erasmus and the Study of History," in Humanists and Jurists: Six Studies in the Renaissance (Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, Bellknap, ), ; Peter G. Bietenholz, History and Biography in the Work of Erasmus of Rotterdam (Geneva: Droz, ).

This book provides the first analysis of the development of Erasmus' historical methodology and its impact on Roman Catholic and Protestant theologians. Combining a biography of Erasmus with the larger theological debates and the intellectual history of his time, Christine Christ-von Wedel reveals many of previously unexplored influences on Erasmus, as well as his influences on his.

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The book is a character analysis rather than a biography. The early part seems at times padded. But with the stirring narrative of the fight between Luther and Erasmus the story gathers speed, ending with Erasmus' death in Basle.

A merciless and brilliant book; Zweig gives his subject full mood of praise and unsparing criticism. The illegitimate son of a priest, Erasmus (Gerrit Gerritszoon) was probably born in in Rotterdam. He was ordained in and studied in Paris. From he adopted the life of an independent.

Erasmus claims that its found in Christ's life and the interpretations of divine words by the early Church father. Saint Paul, on the other hand, claims that the essence of Christianity is to be found in faith.

This Plunkett Lake Press eBook is produced by arrangement with Viking, an imprint of Penguin Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House as a parable for modern times, Erasmus of Rotterdam is the biography of a great humanist who, when pressed for a confession of. Download History And Biography full book in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format, get it for read on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

History And Biography full free pdf books. This book provides the first analysis of the development of Erasmus’ historical methodology and its impact on Roman Catholic and Protestant theologians.

Combining a biography of Erasmus with the larger theological debates and the intellectual history of his time, Christine Christ-von Wedel reveals many of previously unexplored influences on Erasmus, as well as his influences on his. The foundational studies are Gilmore, Myron P., “Fides et Eruditio: Erasmus and the Study of History,” in Humanists and Jurists: Six Studies in the Renaissance (Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, Bellknap, ), 87 – ; Bietenholz, Peter G., History and Biography in the Work of Erasmus of Rotterdam (Geneva: Droz, ).

Background Erasmus was born in Rotterdam, probably on Octo (accounts vary between and ), and was at first called Herasmus, a popular medieval name which he later changed to approximate a Greek original, adding the Latin form Desiderius.

Born in Rotterdam, orphaned by the plague, Erasmus was sent from the chapter school of St. Lebuin's—which taught classical learning and the humanities—to a school conducted by the monastic.

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Johan Huizinga had a special sympathy for the complex, withdrawn personality of Erasmus and for his advocacy of intellectual and spiritual balance in a quarrelsome age. This biography is a classic work on the sixteenth-century scholar/humanist.

Originally published in The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to. Erasmus of Rotterdam () was a Dutch-born humanist, theologian and philosopher.

He was inclined to study and read the classics written in Latin, as well as the search for a spiritual life from the inside out. He has been considered one of the greatest and .The publication of Erasmus's Opera Omnia is a long-term KNAW project dating back to an initiative in Rotterdam in Unlike the old editions of Basel () and Leiden (), the new edition shows the changes that Erasmus made to his works over the years.

The new edition provides a "purified" or "critical" Latin text (no translation).I have been interested in Erasmus for years and read several of his works in translation.

I wanted to find a newer biography and came across Huizinga's work Erasmus and the Age of Reformation. It was very readable in places and dragged in others. I wanted more than I got out of Erasmus of Rotterdam by Stefan Zweig/5(18).