Note 19
by Erasmus

Erasmus was withering in his satire on the futility of war, inheriting his view from Colet and the tradition of neoplatonist evangelism. He shared it with More and, even more, with Rabelais. Among Erasmus's own writings against war are the famous Dulce bellum inexpertis from the 1515 Adages and the 1517 Querela pacis, a 'complaint' put into the mouth of Peace.

Note to My Achievements And Attributes which is Part 2 of Folly Speaks from "The Praise Of Folly"

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