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The Dutch scholar Desiderius Erasmus (1466-1536) was the dominant figure of the early-16th-century humanist movement. The intellectual arbiter during the last years of Christian unity, he remains one ...
In July 1514 Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam left England for Basel, Switzerland, and the Froben Press to publish the annotated New Testament and the critical edition of the works of Saint Jerome on w...