Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus

Timothy Berendt

Who Is Erasmus?

Erasmus was a Dutch Renaissance humanist, Catholic priest, social critic, teacher, and theologian. He was really emotional troubled during this time. Erasmus died suddenly in Basel in 1536.

What did Eramus do?

Eramus kept to the middle ground during the reformation. The reformation was an argument betewn the Church and Protestants. He followed the pope but acknowledged that clerics were doing wrong. This opinion angered both sides of the conflict