Erasmus definition, Erasmus meaning | English dictionary

Search also in: Web News Encyclopedia Images



      n   Desiderius (ˌdɛzɪ'dɪərɪəs), real name Gerhard Gerhards. ?1466--1536, Dutch humanist, the leading scholar of the Renaissance in northern Europe. He published the first Greek edition of the New Testament in 1516; his other works include the satirical Encomium Moriae (1509); Colloquia (1519), a series of dialogues; and an attack on the theology of Luther, De Libero Arbitrio (1524)  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
See also:

erasure, erase, ERA, eraser

Add your entry in the Collaborative Dictionary.

  • Create your own vocabulary list
  • Contribute to the Collaborative Dictionary
  • Improve and share your linguistic knowledge