Desiderius Erasmus

Desiderius Erasmus

Born: October 28, 1466

Died: July 12, 1536

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.

Source/Notes: Erasmus on His Times: A Shortened Version of the 'Adages' of Erasmus (1967 edition), Cambridge University Press - ISBN: 9780521094139
Source/Notes: The Adages of Erasmus (2001 edition), University of Toronto Press - ISBN: 9780802048745

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