Note 32
by Erasmus

The proverb, 'truth belongs to wine', discussed in the Adages, is important here, because it demonstrates that Erasmus was using the Ficino translation of Plato, whose mistranslation Folly adopts. Erasmus quotes at some length from the Ficino translation of the same work in the Enchiridion. The text is from the Symposium (217e).

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

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