Desiderius Erasmus

Desiderius Erasmus

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: Dutch

Occupation: Philosopher

Biography: Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus, known as Erasmus of Rotterdam, was a Dutch Renaissance humanist, Catholic priest, social critic, teacher, and theologian.

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Source/Notes: In Latin: "In regione caecorum rex est luscus." - Adagia (first published 1500, with numerous expanded editions through 1536), Book III, Century IV, No. 96
Source/Notes: The Adages of Erasmus (2001 edition), University of Toronto Press - ISBN: 9780802048745

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