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Apophthegmata: (Collected Works of Erasmus) by Desiderius Erasmus,Elaine Fantham,Betty I. Knott-Sharpe

By Desiderius Erasmus,Elaine Fantham,Betty I. Knott-Sharpe

Assembled for the younger Prince William of Cleves, Erasmus’ Apophthegmata comprises hundreds of thousands of sayings and anecdotes accrued from Greek and Latin literature for the ethical schooling of the longer term ruler. Betty I. Knott and Elaine Fantham’s annotated translation of the aphorisms and Erasmus’ statement on them makes this as soon as renowned literary and academic textual content obtainable to trendy audiences. The creation discusses the origins of the Apophthegmata, the contents of the gathering, and Erasmus’ sources.

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