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By Desiderius Erasmus,Elaine Fantham,Betty I. Knott-Sharpe

Assembled for the younger Prince William of Cleves, Erasmus’ Apophthegmata contains millions of sayings and anecdotes accrued from Greek and Latin literature for the ethical schooling of the long run ruler. Betty I. Knott and Elaine Fantham’s annotated translation of the aphorisms and Erasmus’ statement on them makes this as soon as well known literary and academic textual content obtainable to fashionable audiences. The creation discusses the origins of the Apophthegmata, the contents of the gathering, and Erasmus’ sources.

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