Protestant Reformation

Desiderius Erasmus


Erasmus was born on October 27, 1466. He died on July 12, 1536. He lived for 60 years.

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Discussion of the major protest against the Church

Erasmus protested the church with the publication of the 1516 great latin new testament. This was the major thing he done to protest the church.


When Erasmus fits into the Refromation


Major events of the refromation

He "laid the egg that Luther hatched," by reforming the church.

Map of area Erasmus influenced

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1.) In the kingdomof the blind, the one eyed man is king.

2.) Concealed talent brings no reputation.

3.) A nail is driven out by another nail. Habit is overcome by habit.

4.) Your library is your paradise.

5.) Humility is truth.

Major works of Erasmus

The Praise of Folly is my only major work that influenced the church.


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