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Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus (, English: Erasmus of Rotterdam;Erasmus was his baptismal name, given after St. Erasmus of Formiae. Desiderius was a self-adopted additional name, which he used from 1496. The Roterodamus was a scholarly name meaning "from Rotterdam", though the Latin genitive would be . 28 October 1469 – 12 July 1536) was a Dutch philosopher and Christian scholar who is widely considered to have been one of the greatest scholars of the northern Renaissance.Gleason, John B. "The Birth Dates of John Colet and Erasmus of Rotterdam: Fresh Documentary Evidence," Renaissance Quarterly, The University of Chicago Press on behalf of the Renaissance Society of America, Vol. 32, No. 1 (Spring, 1979), pp. 73–76; www.jstor.orgHarry Vredeveld, "The Ages of Erasmus and the Year of his Birth", Renaissance Quarterly, Vol. 46, No. 4 (Winter, 1993), pp. 754–809, www.jstor.org As a Catholic priest, Erasmus was an important figure in classical scholarship who wrote in a pure Latin style. Among humanists he enjoyed the sobriquet "Prince of the Humanists", and has been called "the crowning glory of the Christian humanists".Latourette, Kenneth Scott. A History of Christianity. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1953, p. 661. Using humanist techniques for working on texts, he prepared important new Latin and Greek editions of the New Testament, which raised questions that would be influential in the Protestant Reformation and Catholic Counter-Reformation. He also wrote On Free Will,Written to refute Martin Luther's doctrine of "enslaved will", according to Alister McGrath, Luther believed that only Erasmus, of all his interlocutors, understood and appreciated the locus of his doctrinal emphases and reforms. In Praise of Folly, Handbook of a Christian Knight, On Civility in Children, Copia: Foundations of the Abundant Style, Julius Exclusus, and many other works.

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Uniform title: Colloquia. Funus. English
by Erasmus, Desiderius, -1536
[Chicago] Published for the Newberry Library by the University of Chicago Press [1969]
 
 
Uniform title: Paraclesis. English
by Erasmus, Desiderius, -1536
[[London] : Imprynted by me Robert Wyer, dwellyng in saynt Martyns parysshe, in the bysshoppe of Norwytche rentes, [1534?]]
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Uniform title: Correspondence. English
by Erasmus, Desiderius, -1536
Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, [1974]-<c2003 >
 
 
by Erasmus, Desiderius, -1536
[Imprinted at London : In fletestrete, in the house of Thomas Berthelet nere to the Cundite, at the signe of Lucrece, [1526?]]
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Uniform title: De misericordia Domini. English
by Erasmus, Desiderius, -1536
[Imprinted at London : In fletestrete, by Thomas Berthelet, printer vnto the kynges most noble grace, dwellyng at the sygne of Lucrece. Cum priuilegio, [1526?]]
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Uniform title: Aliquot sententiae insignes. English. Selections
by Erasmus, Desiderius, -1536
Londini : Ex #15dibus Richardi Tauerner [by Richard Bankes], Anno. M.D.XL.[1540]
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Uniform title: Enchiridion militis Christiani. English
by Erasmus, Desiderius, -1536
London : Printed for William Rogers ..., 1687
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Uniform title: De civilitate morum puerilium. English and Latin
by Erasmus, Desiderius, -1536
[[Imprinted at London : In Foster Lane by Iohn VVallye, Anno. M.D.Liiii.[1554]]
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