Catonis Disticha Moralia

Andrew Irving, W. M. Bloomer

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    This first critical edition of Erasmus's edition and commentary on the Distchs of Cato provides an introduction to the history of text itself, its use in primary-level moral education in late antiquity, the medieval and early modern periods, Erasmus's first encounters with it in his own schooling, and the aims of his commentary, in addition to a citical edition of Erasmus's work. It includes a comprehensive listing of all printed editions of the work until the time of the author's death.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationOrdinis noni tomus decimus
    Subtitle of host publicationApologiae et Disticha Catonis
    EditorsW. Martin Bloomer, Andrew James McGregor Irving, David Pierangelo Hubert Napolitano, Antonius Gerardus Weiler, Émile Telle
    Place of PublicationLeiden
    Number of pages101
    ISBN (Print)9789004375604
    Publication statusPublished - 8-Dec-2021

    Publication series

    NameOpera omnia Desiderii Erasmi Roterodami


    • Erasmus
    • Disticha Catonis
    • Early Modern schooling
    • Moral education

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