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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (3): 567–591.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Julia Reinhard Lupton This essay explores the Erasmian humanism and ecosociable sensibility of As You Like It . Both Shakespeare and Erasmus cultivated recreation and play, practiced an irenic and ecumenical approach to wisdom, respected women's virtuous capacity, and acknowledged their kinship...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (3): 521–540.
Published: 01 September 2019
... to rationalist readings of Aristotle’s Politics . Promoted by Machiavelli, this alternative was condemned by humanists such as Erasmus and Vives — Erasmus saw it as the beastly degradation of politics into the subhuman tyranny of the passions. This polemic was replayed in Montaigne’s response to the anti...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (3): 485–511.
Published: 01 September 2016
... redefines the very term “Reformation” against confession—not with reference to Luther or Calvin but to Desiderius Erasmus, the irenicist hero of the History , for whom doctrine is remarkably simple, unchanging, and conducive to unity. Based on this account of minimal orthodoxy, Brandt introduces a striking...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (2): 271–303.
Published: 01 May 2007
... appropriated Cicero’s argu- ment that the permanence of species — “that living creatures always engen- der their own likeness” — is evidence for the existence of God (54:423; no. 5440, Hazlitt; see also 54:355, no. 4593). He chides Erasmus for not being interested in how a fetus develops in the womb...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (3): 415–435.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Bible, with over 140 editions and at least a half a million copies sold.5 Scripture was also available in Latin to a wide group of educated readers, both in the form of the medieval Vulgate and, after Erasmus’s translation in 1516, in an evolving series of Protestant Latin versions. Because...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 January 2024
..., for instance, the great early sixteenth-century humanist Desiderius Erasmus reminded his readers in his Adages of the ease with which an individual's physical appearance could be at odds with his character. In his discussion of the meaning of the Greek proverb “the Sileni of Alcibiades,” Erasmus famously...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 157–179.
Published: 01 January 2012
... only on language and words, style and rhetoric. Many humanists emphasized the importance of matter and content as well as language and style.19 “In prin- ciple,” Erasmus begins De ratione studii, “knowledge as a whole seems to be of two kinds, of things and of words. Knowledge of words comes...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 189–207.
Published: 01 January 2016
... in formularies, followed by English translations.] Durand, William. Rationale V: Commentary on the Divine Office. Trans- lated and edited by Timothy M. Thibodeau. Corpus Christianorum in Translation, vol. 23. Turnhout, Belg.: Brepols, 2015. 227 pp. Paper eur 50.00. Erasmus, Desiderius. The Correspondence...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 197–218.
Published: 01 January 2010
... of England. Elizabeth I: Translations, 1592 – 1598. Edited by Janel Mueller and Joshua Scodel. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009. ix, 494 pp.; 5 illus. $50.00. [Vol. 2 of the complete collection of Elizabeth’s translations from and into Latin, French, and Italian.] Erasmus, Desiderius...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (3): 425–438.
Published: 01 September 2010
... resisted the reformers but who were influ- ential critics in their time and were often the sources for later heresy. There is no more important a figure than Erasmus in the formation of attitudes of rational critique toward scriptural originals. The entire anti-­Trinitarian movement...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (2): 365–394.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Studies / 42.2 / 2012 to be asked in an overt way, and they led at least partially to the perma- nent schism in western Christianity touched off by Martin Luther (who, incidentally, knew and admired Valla’s work). More relevant, too, Erasmus discovered a version of Valla’s Annotations during...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 367–382.
Published: 01 May 2021
... simmetria dei corpi humani , an Italian translation of Dürer's treatise.] Erasmus, Desiderius. Erasmus on the New Testament: Selections from the “Paraphrases,” the “Annotations,” and the Writings on Biblical Interpretation . Edited and translated by Robert D. Sider. Erasmus Studies. Toronto: University...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (3): 653–667.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Doux (1604). Recherches en littérature et spiritualité, vol. 24. Bern, Switz.: Peter Lang, 2015. 276 pp.; 5 illus. Paper $90.95. [Studies of the figure of Tobias, with an edition of Catherin Le Doux’s French comedic play, Tobie.] Erasmus, Desiderius. Erasmus’s “Life of Origen”: A New Annotaed...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 725–744.
Published: 01 September 2012
.... Erasmus, Desiderius. The Correspondence of Erasmus: Letters 2082 to 2203 (1529). Translated by Alexander Dalzell. Annotated by James M. Estes. Collected Works of Erasmus, vol. 15. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2012. xxii, 403 pp.; 11 illus. $175.00. Erasmus, Desiderius, and Martin Luther...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (3): 527–557.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of a fundamentally incarnational and trinitarian framework. Even in De servo arbitrio, Luther’s most straightforwardly acerbic, systematic, and arguably his least Christological exposition of the Reformation position on grace and salvation — ­he can write (against Erasmus’s suggestion that some parts...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (1): 157–182.
Published: 01 January 2000
... Erasmus, Desiderius. Controversies. Volume 76 of the Collected Works of Erasmus. Edited by Charles Trinkaus. Translated by Peter Macardle and Clarence H. Miller. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1999. cvi, 331 pp.; 3 illus. $125.00. Erasmus, Desiderius...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (3): 555–582.
Published: 01 September 2016
... became the mainspring of the Reformation.16 Moreover, one of the main critiques of Renaissance humanism as well as the Reformation (clearly seen in Erasmus’s Julius Exclusus and Luther’s Babylo- nian Captivity of the Church, respectively) was aimed at the failure of insti- tutional reform...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (1): 225–245.
Published: 01 January 2011
... translation.] Durand, William. William Durand on the Clergy and Their Vestments: A New Translation of Books 2  –  3 of the “Rationale divinorum officiorum.” Translated and edited by Timothy M. Thibodeau. Scranton, Pa.: Univer- sity of Scranton Press, 2010. xii, 262 pp. Paper $35.00. Erasmus, Desiderius...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 391–410.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Corsair Raid on Iceland in 1627 [Reisubók séra Ólafs Egilssonar]. Translated and edited by Karl Smári Hreinsson and Adam Nichols. Wash- ington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, 2016. xxxv, 235 pp.; 8 maps., 17 illus. Paper $24.95. Erasmus, Desiderius. The Correspondence of Erasmus...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 303–334.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., early modern thinkers were wary of virtue’s freighted history. According to Jennifer A. Herdt’s powerful analysis, Erasmus attempts to allay the pitfalls of virtue’s perfor- mance.37 While he does not argue that habituated training of the soul is pos- sible, Erasmus formulates a mimetic form...