Erasmus and Renaissance Humanism (HIST 421.3)

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Erasmus of Rotterdam was the world's first best-selling author who lived amidst the transformations and upheaval of early modern Europe. Student seminar presentations will include: the origins of northern humanism; Erasmus and Thomas More; Erasmus and the classical heritage; Erasmus as satirist; education; biblical and patristic studies; spirituality; controversies with Catholic and Protestant critics; peace and toleration.

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Pre-1815; Europe and Great Britain.

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