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The Stoic Origins of Erasmus' Philosophy of Christ
The Stoic Origins of Erasmus' Philosophy of Christ
By Ross Dealy

This original and provocative engagement with Erasmus’ work argues that the Dutch humanist discovered in classical Stoicism several principles which he developed into a paradigm-shifting application of Stoicism to Christianity.

Published Jan 2017
The Correspondence of Erasmus: Letters 842-992 (1518-1519)
The Correspondence of Erasmus: Letters 842-992 (1518-1519)

By Desiderius Erasmus

Translated by R.A.B. Mynors and D.F.S. Thomson

Annotated by Peter G. Bientenholz

This volume covers a number of significant events and issues in Erasmus' life and in the history of his times.

Published May 2016
Erasmus of Rotterdam: Advocate of a New Christianity
Erasmus of Rotterdam: Advocate of a New Christianity
By Christine Christ von-Wedel

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 contemporaries.

Published May 2013
The Unfolding of Words: Commentary in the Age of Erasmus
The Unfolding of Words: Commentary in the Age of Erasmus
Edited by Judith Rice Henderson
The Unfolding of Words brings together international scholarship to explore crucial changes in writers' interactions with religious and classical texts.
Published Dec 2012
Looking Into Providences: Designs and Trials in Paradise Lost
Looking Into Providences: Designs and Trials in Paradise Lost
By Raymond B. Waddington

The work explores the ways in which providentialism infiltrates various kinds of discourse, ranging from military to medical, and from political to philosophical.

Published Oct 2012
Cervantes, Literature and the Discourse of Politics
Cervantes, Literature and the Discourse of Politics
By Anthony J. Cascardi
Cervantes, Literature, and the Discourse of Politics convincingly re-engages the ancient roots of political theory in modern literature by situating Cervantes within a long line of political thinkers.
Published Nov 2011
Colloquies
Colloquies

By Desiderius Erasmus

Edited by Craig R. Thompson

Erasmus’ Familiar Colloquies grew from a small collection of phrases, sentences, and snatches of dialogue written in Paris around 1497 to help his private pupils improve their command of Latin.

Published May 1997
Vittorino da Feltre and Other Humanist Educators
Vittorino da Feltre and Other Humanist Educators

By William Harrison Woodward

Foreword by Eugene F. Rice, Jr.

Four short Latin treatises published between 1400 and 1460 define the humanist idea of education and form the heart of a book that has remained for almost seventy years the fundamental study of early Renaissance educational theory and practice.

Published Dec 1996
Erasmus: His Life, Works, and Influence
Erasmus: His Life, Works, and Influence
By Cornelis Augustjin
Translated by J.C. Grayson

Erasmus: His Life, Works, and Influence is a comprehensive introduction to Erasmus's life, works, and thoughts.

Published Dec 1995
Plato Baptized: Towards the Interpretation of Spenser's Mimetic Fictions
Plato Baptized: Towards the Interpretation of Spenser's Mimetic Fictions
By Elizabeth Bieman

Bieman argues that from experiences of personal knowing the writer, his fictive protagonists, the reader and the interpreter participate in the production of further experiences throughout which other meanings may, evanescently, be glimpsed.

Published Nov 1988