Praise of Folly and Letter to Marteen Van Dorp, 1515

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Praise of Folly and Letter to Marteen Van Dorp, 1515

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Author :   Desiderius Erasmus
Publisher :   Penguin Classics
Published :   25/11/1993
ISBN :   9780140446081
Format :   Paperback
Pages :   188
Size (mm) :   198x129x15
Weight (g) :   191

Erasmus of Rotterdam is one of the greatest figures of the Renaissance humanist movement which abandoned medieval pieties in favour of a rich new vision of the individual's potential. This book is Erasmus' best-known work, using a personification of folly... Read more
Erasmus of Rotterdam is one of the greatest figures of the Renaissance humanist movement which abandoned medieval pieties in favour of a rich new vision of the individual's potential. This book is Erasmus' best-known work, using a personification of folly to demonstrate human and Christian failings.