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ISBN: 1420930613 / ISBN-13: 9781420930610

The Praise of Folly


Erasmus (1466-1536) of Rotterdam was Northern Europe's leader of Renaissance learning. This great Christian humanist and scholar was the founder of ... Show synopsis

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  • Praise of Folly ( – Trade paperback (2008)
    by Desiderius Erasmus, Sir John Wilson (Translator)

    Praise of Folly

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    80 pages

    ISBN: 1420930613
    ISBN-13: 9781420930610

    A satire on the intrinsic vanity of the social order and an exhortation towards a humanistic Christianity, Erasmus's Praise of Folly--written in 1509 and put on the Index of forbidden books by the Council of Trent in 1559 after becoming the greatest literary success of the Humanistic Age-- is the towering achievement of one of the most brilliant minds of all time, and one of the most influential books ever written.

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