Contemporaries of Erasmus

Contemporaries of Erasmus: A Biographical Register of the Renaissance and Reformation

Peter G. Bietenholz Editor
Thomas B. Deutscher Associate Editor
Copyright Date: 1986
Pages: 1495
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.3138/9781442673311
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    Contemporaries of Erasmus
    Book Description:

    Offers biographical information about the more than 1900 people mentioned in the correspondence and works of Erasmus who died after 1450 and were thus approximately his contemporaries.

    eISBN: 978-1-4426-7331-1
    Subjects: History

Table of Contents

  1. Front Matter
    (pp. i-viii)
  2. Table of Contents
    (pp. ix-x)
  3. Editorial Notes
    (pp. xi-xii)
  4. BIOGRAPHIES
    (pp. 1-476)

    Jacobus FABER of Deventer, 19 August 1473–in or after 1517 Jacobus Faber, who should not be confused with his friend and namesake Jacques *Lefèvre d’Etaples (Ep 719), was a pupil of Alexander *Hegius at his native Deventer and afterwards remained at St Lebuin’s school, serving it as a teacher and as moderator of thedomus clericorum. He is said to have recovered a Fulgentius text on a visit to Louvain. Faber owned a fine library (cf Jortin). *Alaard of Amsterdam tells an amusing story of how in 1514 he was at first refused admission to it after having travelled...

  5. Works Frequently Cited
    (pp. 479-483)
  6. Short-Title Forms for Erasmus’ Works
    (pp. 484-486)
  7. Contributors
    (pp. 487-488)
  8. Illustration Credits
    (pp. 489-490)