The Correspondence of Erasmus

The Correspondence of Erasmus: Letters 2204-2356 (August 1529-July 1530)

translated by Alexander Dalzell
annotated by James M. Estes
Copyright Date: 2015
Pages: 472
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.3138/j.ctt14bth9k
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    The Correspondence of Erasmus
    Book Description:

    The letters in this volume reflect Erasmus' anxiety about the endemic warfare in Western Europe, the advance of the Ottoman Turks into Europe, and the increasing threat of armed conflict between Catholics and Protestants in Germany.

    eISBN: 978-1-4426-6833-1
    Subjects: Religion, Philosophy, History, Language & Literature

Table of Contents

  1. Front Matter
    (pp. i-vi)
  2. Table of Contents
    (pp. vii-viii)
  3. Illustrations
    (pp. ix-x)
  4. Preface
    (pp. xi-xxv)
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  5. Map showing the principal places mentioned in volume 15
    (pp. xxvi-xxvi)
  6. THE CORRESPONDENCE OF ERASMUS LETTERS 2204 TO 2356
    (pp. 1-408)
  7. ERASMUS’ ILLNESS IN 1530
    (pp. 409-412)
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    For over three months in the late winter and spring of 1530 Erasmus suffered from an illness the virulence, duration, and disruptiveness of which were without precedent in his experience and caused him to fear for his life. He describes the symptoms and the course of the illness, often in considerable detail, in a number of letters written in the period 23 May–31 July. His vocabulary is not entirely consistent, and it is impossible to establish a precise chronology. Nevertheless, the available information is sufficiently clear to permit a fairly confident conclusion concerning the nature of the illness.¹

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  8. TABLE OF CORRESPONDENTS
    (pp. 414-417)
  9. WORKS FREQUENTLY CITED
    (pp. 418-420)
  10. SHORT-TITLE FORMS FOR ERASMUS’ WORKS
    (pp. 421-425)
  11. CORRIGENDA FOR CWE 15
    (pp. 426-426)
  12. Index
    (pp. 427-441)
  13. Back Matter
    (pp. 442-442)