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By: Desiderius Erasmus (1466/69-1536)

The Praise of Folly by Desiderius Erasmus The Praise of Folly

The Praise of Folly (Greek title: Morias Enkomion (Μωρίας Εγκώμιον), Latin: Stultitiae Laus, sometimes translated as In Praise of Folly, Dutch title: Lof der Zotheid) is a satirical essay written in 1509 by Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam (1466/69-1536). It is considered one of the most influential works of literature in Western civilization and one of the catalysts of the Protestant Reformation.It starts off with a satirical learned encomium after the manner of the Greek satirist...

Book cover (Dutch) De Lof der Zotheid
In Praise of Folly Illustrated with Many Curious Cuts by Desiderius Erasmus In Praise of Folly Illustrated with Many Curious Cuts
Book cover Selections from Erasmus Principally from his Epistles
Book cover The Education of Children
Book cover Colloquies of Erasmus, Volume I.
Book cover (Dutch) Een twaalftal samenspraken Tot inleiding: Cd. Busken Huet's beschouwing over Erasmus
Book cover A Merry Dialogue Declaringe the Properties of Shrowde Shrews and Honest Wives
Book cover The Pilgrimage of Pure Devotion
Book cover A Very Pleasaunt & Fruitful Diologe Called the Epicure
Book cover Two Dyaloges (c. 1549)
Book cover (Latin) Encomium Artis Medicae

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