By John C. Olin
Olin's concentration during this choice of essays is the ancient interval of the early 16th century, the juncture of the Renaissance and the Reformation. offering an in-depth substitute to the normal remedy - so frequently constrained to the classical revival - this paintings matters itself with the original hyperlink among humanism and the good literary works of the interval, and, particularly, the patristic scholarship inherent in Erasmus' beliefs of reform. Olin particularly keep in mind the hobbies of recent studying and Humanism defining the cultural holiday among Medieval scholasticism and the renaissance of curiosity within the literature of antiquity.
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Other copies of the 1516 edition are in the Folger Shakespeare Library, the Beinecke Library at Yale University, and the Newberry Library in Chicago. A second revised edition was published by Froben in 1524-1526 and was reprinted by Sebastian Gryphius in Lyons in 1530. Claude Chevallon published a third revised edition in Paris in 1533-1534. The Froben firm brought out further editions in 1536-1537, 1553, and 1565. The most substantial study of the edition is Denys Gorce, "La patristique dans la réforme d'Erasme," Festgabe Joseph Lortz, 2 vols.
CWE 2, Letter 182. 14. Erasmus and Cambridge: The Cambridge Letters of Erasmus, trans. D. F. S. Thomson (Toronto, 1963), pp. 39-43; and CWE 2, Letters 245, 248, 264, 270, 273, 281, 296. 15. CWE 2, Letter 263. 16. Erasmus tells the story in a letter of December 2, 1513, in CWE 2, Letter 283, lines 181-96. 17. Erasmus: Lectures and Wayfaring Sketches (Oxford, 1934), p. 124. Erasmus describes his trip to Basel and his first meeting with Johann Froben in a long letter to Jacob Wimpfeling, September 21, 1514, in CWE 3, Letter 305.
228-38. Humbert emphasizes their kinship on this score. 55. Both Chomarat, Grammaire et rhétorique chez Erasme, and André Godin, Erasme: Lecteur d'Origène (Geneva, 1982), stress this double aim of Erasmus'. 56. HV, lines 905-907. 57. HV, lines 1256-61. 58. CWE 5, Letter 769, lines 97-114. Eck does not refer to Erasmus' critique of Filelfo in the Life of Jerome. 59. CWE 6, Letter 844, lines 132-288. 60. Rice, Saint Jerome in the Renaissance, pp. 138-39. 61. See Edwin A. , "St. Jerome as a Humanist," in A Monument to St.
Erasmus, Utopia, and the Jesuits: Essays on the Outreach of Humanism by John C. Olin