The classic work of the Renaissance humanist satirizes the organized Christian Church of the sixteenth century.
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"Exciting and brilliant, this is likely to be the definitive translation of The Praise of Folly into English."From the Publisher:
New translation of one of the greatest literary successes of the Humanistic Age.
Presented here in a new translation which brings out the underlying humour of the original.
Contains additional material which makes this edition unique: one of his lesser-known satirical dialogues, Pope Julius Barred from Heaven, and a selection from his other great work, The Adagia.
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Book Description Penguin Classics July 1971, 1971. Paper Back. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 15522
Book Description Penguin Classics, 1971. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140442405