The Correspondence of Erasmus

The Correspondence of Erasmus: Letters 142-297 (1501-1514)

R.A.B. Mynors
D.F.S. Thomson
annotated by Wallace K. Ferguson
Volume: 2
Copyright Date: 1975
Pages: 374
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.3138/9781442680968
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    The Correspondence of Erasmus
    Book Description:

    Although most of the letters from this period are familiar letters to friends or formal dedications to prospective patrons, there are occasional glimpses into the intense intellectual activity that filled these years.

    eISBN: 978-1-4426-8096-8
    Subjects: History, Philosophy, Language & Literature

Table of Contents

  1. Front Matter
    (pp. i-vi)
  2. Table of Contents
    (pp. vii-vii)
  3. Illustrations
    (pp. viii-x)
  4. Preface
    (pp. xi-xiii)
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  5. Map showing the principal places mentioned in volume 2
    (pp. xiv-xiv)
  6. THE CORRESPONDENCE OF ERASMUS LETTERS 142 TO 297
    (pp. 1-306)

    Greetings, dear Servatius. Arnold has arrived here, and greeted me on your behalf. You will know whether you so instructed him or whether he pretended that you had in order to curry favour with me. I am ready to believe that he was so instructed, if only because I am pleased when greetings are brought to me from a good friend. After a while, I put several questions to Arnold about your health; he told me what I hoped to hear, and I was very happy at the news that you were well. Of course it would have delighted me...

  7. THE PURCHASING POWER OF COINS AND OF WAGES IN ENGLAND AND THE LOW COUNTRIES FROM 1500 TO 1514
    (pp. 307-346)

    The following set of tables extends the appendices of cwe i on the purchasing power of the current coinages in the Low Countries from 1500 up to 1514, and considerably enlarges upon them by including a similar table for England, and tables on the purchasing power of masons’ wages in both Antwerp and England over this period; the final table continues the prices of luxury woollen cloths to cover the same years. The presentation of tables on coinage, prices, and wages pertaining to Antwerp and neighbouring towns of Brabant (Brussels, Lier, and the seigneurie of Mechlin) is entirely fitting for...

  8. TABLE OF CORRESPONDENTS
    (pp. 348-351)
  9. WORKS FREQUENTLY CITED
    (pp. 352-353)
  10. SHORT TITLE FORMS FOR ERASMUS’ WORKS
    (pp. 354-356)
  11. Index
    (pp. 357-374)
  12. Back Matter
    (pp. 375-375)