Erasmus

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Erasmus Dutch humanist and theologian who was the leading Renaissance scholar of northern Europe; although his criticisms of the Roman Catholic Church led to the Reformation, he opposed violence and condemned Martin Luther (1466-1536)
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Usage

In literature:

From Erasmus Darwin, too, they must have gained something of vigour and originality.
"A Book of Sibyls" by Anne Thackeray (Mrs. Richmond Ritchie)
We might remind him of the Darwin family, beginning with the poet and physician, Erasmus Darwin.
"Writings in the United Amateur, 1915-1922" by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
I know, indeede, Erasmus calls me a forward girl.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 2, No. 12, May, 1851." by Various
Scholars like Erasmus spoke of him with admiration; and royalty constantly sought his powers of divination.
"Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Isaac Disraeli
From his continued good-will toward Erasmus, Zwingli had sent him a copy of this production.
"The Life and Times of Ulric Zwingli" by Johann Hottinger
Linacre was a friend of Lily, the grammarian, and was consulted by Erasmus.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
The latter is a pure romance, purporting to tell the adventures of Erasmus' father in the fifteenth century.
"A History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1780-1895)" by George Saintsbury
There are numerous monuments within the church, including one to Erasmus, the illustrious Hollander who had made Basel his second home.
"The Cathedrals and Churches of the Rhine" by Francis Miltoun
We will so receive them, that they shall think of the old Erasmus all their life long.
"Specimens of German Romance" by Carl Franz van der Velde
His Dutch version of the New Testament, following the Latin of Erasmus, was never completed.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 3" by Various
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In poetry:

After dinner, Erasmus
Told Colet not to be ‘blas’mous
Which Colet, with some heat
Requested him not to repeat.
"Clerihew – Erasmus" by Edmund Clerihew Bentley
There, Shelley dream'd his white Platonic dreams;
There, classic Landor throve on Roman thought;
There, Addison pursued his quiet themes;
There, smiled Erasmus, and there, Colet taught.
"Oxford" by Lionel Pigot Johnson
Mynheers, you both are welcome! Fair cousin Wendell P.,
Our ancestors were dwellers beside the Zuyder Zee;
Both Grotius and Erasmus were countrymen of we,
And Vondel was our namesake, though he spelt it with a V.
"Post-Prandial" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Here Great Erasmus resteth all of thine
That Death can touch or Monument confine
Thy Hope and Virtue soard ye lofty sky
Round ye wide world thy Fame & Knowledge fly
Those meet rewards above and these below.
Thus seek Erasmus. What has Death to show?
"By Simon Vallambert. Erasmus" by Thomas Parnell

In news:

Ella ran the library at Erasmus Hall High School.
Erasmus Hall and Tottenville will play after all.
Jefferson's Kendall Thomas (l.) faces a road block in Erasmus defender.
The schedule has been a grind this season for the Erasmus Hall football team, but it has walked away from every challenge it has faced victoriously.
Erasmus Medical Center Releases Final Report On Cardiovascular Research Scandal.
Erasmus Darwin's ingenious life.
Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University.
(AP) — The Washington Redskins acquired defensive end Erasmus James on Tuesday for a conditional seventh-round draft pick, a low-risk deal for a former first-round pick whose career is threatened by a pair of serious knee injuries.
Europe is seeing a rise in cross-border couples in part thanks to educational exchange programs like Europe's Erasmus, which is 25 years old this summer.
Erasmus Medical Center Releases Final Report On Cardiovascular Research Scandal.
He graduated from Erasmus Hall High School and attended New York University for his BA degree, fulfilled CPA requirements and later obtained his J.D.
Researchers have fully sequenced the virus, which they dubbed hCoV-EMC (short for human coronavirus-Erasmus Medical Center).
The ongoing saga that led to psychologist Dirk Smeesters's resignation from the Erasmus University Rotterdam has the scientific community discussing new ways to detect data fraud.
Jefferson's Kendall Thomas (l.) faces a road block in Erasmus defender Jonathan Samerson, whose team goes on to a 34-14 victory in Brooklyn.
Eric Rassin, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
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In science:

We are grateful to the Italian Group of Mathematical Physics (INDAM), to the Erasmus-Socrates pro ject and to the Research Commissions of the Free University of Berlin (Convolutions Pro ject) and of the University of Bologna for supporting joint efforts of our research groups in Berlin and Bologna.
Discrete random walk models for space-time fractional diffusion
Erasmus Bartholinus is the one who is officially recognized as the discoverer of polarization in 1669.
Angular Momentum of Electromagnetic Radiation. Fundamental physics applied to the radio domain for innovative studies of space and development of new concepts in wireless communications
The author was supported by an Erasmus Mundus scholarship and enrolled in the ALGANT integrated master course during part of the preparation of this paper.
The Log-Convex Density Conjecture and vertical surface area in warped products
Current address : Annegreet van Opbroek is currently with the Biomedical Imaging Group at Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands E-mail address : F.M.
Plumes in kinetic transport: how the simple random walk can be too simple
Erasmus University of Rotterdam Department of Computer Science, H- P.O.
Least Generalizations and Greatest Specializations of Sets of Clauses
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