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Comparisons are an indispensable tool for a speaker to give weight to his words. This volume of the Amsterdam edition of the Latin texts of Erasmus offers a critical edition of the Latin text of the Parabolae, or similes, and the Praise of Marriage. The text is accompanied by an introduction and commentary in which the linguistic, philological, theological and historical background of the text is discussed, and Erasmus’ sources are identified.
In: Daphnis
This volume of the Amsterdam edition of the Latin texts of Erasmus deals with education and learning, and the mastery of Latin. It presents a critical edition of the Latin texts of De pueris instituendis, De ratione studii, De conscribendis epistolis and Ciceronianus. The Latin text is clarified by introductions and notes in French, which offer linguistic, historical and philological background information clarifying the text.