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  • As a grammarian, he translated many ancient texts from Greek into Latin, published critical editions and Latin translations of classical authors, ancient patristic writers, and (most famous of all) the Greek text of the New Testament, accompanied by his own Latin translation and extensive annotations But Erasmus was also a rhetorician, the other major linguistic art included among the five academic subjects that constituted the studia humanitatis

    Desiderius Erasmus

  • “Erasmus 'Stellung zur Reformation: Studia humanitatis und Kirchenreform.”

    Desiderius Erasmus

  • Erasmus never wrote a work, or a major portion of a work, on skepticism or on any issue in epistemology, but since he was the most distinguished humanist of his time, an ardent promoter of what his century defined as the studia humanitatis (humane studies), he was an expert on grammar (the study of language, in his case embracing Greek and classical and patristic Latin) and rhetoric (the study of eloquence).

    Desiderius Erasmus

  • Jam inde non belli gloria quam humanitatis cultu inter florentissimas orbis Christiani gentes imprimis floruit.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Suae erit humanitatis et sapientiae (which [3431] Tully enjoineth in like case) siquid erratum, curare, aut improvisum, sua diligentia corrigere.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • And it may be generally spoken of all, which [3671] Lemnius the physician said of his travel into England, the common people were silly, sullen, dogged clowns, sed mitior nobilitas, ad omne humanitatis officium paratissima, the gentlemen were courteous and civil.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Iam inde Anglia non minus belli gloria, quam humanitatis cultu inter Florentissimas orbis Christiani gentes imprimis floruit.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Quemadmodum nos vicissim omnes magni C鎠aris subditos omni humanitatis genere tructabimus, si in Oceani maria, ali醬e loca venerint, qu� nostro parent imperio.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Et sicut non dubitamus, quin vestra Maiestas h鎐 omnia humanitatis grata officia, pro immensa bonitate su� natur� benign� et largiter huic famulo nostro sit concessura ita vald� optamus, ade髊ue petimus, vt vestra

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Summi Dei benignitate factum est, vt quas gentes, non solum immensa terrarum spacia, et insuperabiles marium vastitates sed et ipsi etiam c鎙orum cardines longissim� disiunxerunt, ips� tamen literarum bono et mentis certa cogitata, et humanitatis grata officia, et intelligenti� mutu� multa commoda facil� inter se et opportun� possint communicare.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

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