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.

Source/Notes: Letter to Christian Northoff (1497), as translated in Collected Works of Erasmus (1974), p. 115

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Source/Notes: As quoted in Thomas More and Erasmus (1965) by Ernest Edwin Reynolds, p. 248

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