The praise of folly


Roslyn, N.Y. : Published for the Classics Club by W. J. Black, [1942]

254, [9] p.

Hardcover, used in good condition. 


The praise of folly / by Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam ; with a short life of the author by Hendrik Willem van Loon of Rotterdam who also illustrated the book 

In Praise of Folly is a theological essay originally written in Latin in 1509 and published in 1511 by Desiderius Erasmus. The essay is a satirical work, and it criticizes the European society of the time, superstitions, and the Roman Catholic Church.

Erasmus Rotterdamist
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