Gemma Frisius
Gemma Frisius (born Jemme Reinerszoon) (December 9, 1508 – May 25, 1555), was a physician, mathematician, cartographer, philosopher, and instrument maker. He created important globes, improved t...
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Erasmus Prize
The Erasmus Prize is an annual prize awarded by the board of the Praemium Erasmianum Foundation to individuals or institutions that have made exceptional contributions to culture, society, or social s...
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Johannes van Neercassel
Johannes Baptista van Neercassel (Gorinchem, 1625 – Zwolle, 6 June 1686) was Vicar Apostolic to the Dutch Mission from 1663 to 1686.
He studied at Louvain and in Paris, where he joined the Oratori...
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Zeger Bernhard van Espen
Zeger Bernhard van Espen (Espenius) (born at Leuven, 9 July 1646; died at Amersfoort, Netherlands, 2 October 1728) was a Belgian canonist.
He completed his higher studies at old University of Louv...
Robert Feys
Robert Feys (19 December 1889 – 13 April 1961) was a Belgian logician and philosopher, who worked at the University of Leuven (Belgium).Feys was born in Mechelen, and received his PhD in 1909 from the...
Peter Lombard (archbishop of Armagh)
Peter Lombard (Waterford, Ireland, c. 1555 – Rome, 1625) was a prelate of the Roman Catholic Church in Ireland. He was Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland during the Counter Reformation.
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Johannes Stadius
Johannes Stadius or Estadius (Dutch: Jan Van Ostaeyen; French: Jean Stade) (ca. 1 May 1527 – 17 June 1579), was a Flemish astronomer, astrologer, and mathematician.
Born Jan Van Ostaeyen in the to...
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Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs
'Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs' is a European mobility scheme initiated by the European Union in 2009, which gives new or aspiring entrepreneurs an opportunity to get a first-hand, practical coachin...
Cornelius Jansen
Corneille Janssens (/ˈdʒænsən/; [ˈjɑnsəns]), commonly known by the Latinized name Cornelius Jansen ([ˈjɑnsə(n)]) or Jansenius (28 October 1585 – 6 May 1638), was Catholic bishop of Ypres (Flanders) an...
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Philip Verheyen
Philip Verheyen (April 23, 1648 – January 28, 1710) was a Flemish surgeon, anatomist and author.As the third child of seven, Philip Verheyen was born in Verrebroek, in modern Belgium, (most likely in ...
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Franciscus Sonnius
Franciscus Sonnius (12 August 1506 – 30 June 1576) was a theologian during the time of the contrareformation, an advisor of the pope and the first bishop of Bois-Le-Duc and later of Antwerp. His...
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Carolus Maneken
Carolus Maneken or Carolus Virulus (or any of the spelling variations of the name, including Karel and Karolus for Carolus, Menneken, Mennicken or Meniken for Maneken, and Viruli for Virulus) (1419?-1...
Nicolaas Everaerts
Nicolaas Everaerts, also called Nicolaus Everardi (1461/62–1532) was a Dutch jurist and the father of Johannes Secundus, an acclaimed poet. He is not to be confused with Nicolaus Everardi (1495–1570) ...
Jean-Baptiste Gramaye
Jean-Baptiste Gramaye (Antwerp, 1579 - Lübeck, 1635) was an early modern historian of the Southern Netherlands.He studied law and became a professor at Leuven University. Later he was employed as cour...
Dermot O'Hurley
Dermot O'Hurley (c. 1530 – 19 or 20 June 1584; Dermod or Dermond O'Hurley, Irish: Diarmaid Ó hUrthuile) was a Roman Catholic Archbishop of Cashel in Ireland during the reign of Elizabeth I who was...
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Pope Adrian VI
Pope Adrian VI (Latin: Hadrianus VI), born Adriaan Florensz (Boeyens) (2 March 1459 ‒ 14 September 1523), was the 218th pope of the Catholic Church from 9 January 1522 until his death on 14 Septe...
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Desiderius Erasmus
Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus (/ˌdɛzɪˈdɪəriəs ɪˈræzməs/; 27 October 1466 – 12 July 1536), known as Erasmus of Rotterdam, or simply Erasmus, was a Dutch Renaissance humanist, Catholic priest, social c...
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Leonardus Lessius
Leonardus Lessius (Dutch: Lenaert Leys; 1 October 1554, Brecht – 15 January 1623, Leuven) was a Flemish moral theologian from the Jesuit order.
At the age of thirteen the young Leonard w...
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ESN KAPA Athens
ESN KAPA Athens is a non-profit organization aiming to help the incoming students of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens under the European students exchange program ‘Erasmus’. It was estab...
Cornelius Jansen (Bishop of Ghent)
Cornelius Jansen, the Elder ([ˈjɑnsən]; 1510, Hulst – 11 April 1576, Ghent) was a Catholic exegete and the first bishop of Ghent.
He received his early education at Ghent from the Brethren of the ...
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List of Erasmus's correspondents
One of the best sources for the world of European Renaissance Humanism in the early 16th century is the correspondence of Erasmus. Among those with whom he exchanged letters are:
Christian Lupus
Christian Lupus (23 July 1612 – 10 July 1681) was a historian.Lupus was born at Ypres (Flanders). He joined the Augustinian Order at the age of fifteen, and on the completion of his studies, was appo...
Heymeric de Campo
Heymeric de Campo (1395–1460) was a Dutch theologian and scholastic philosopher. He was a prominent Albertist, and forerunner of Nicholas of Cusa. He studied at the University of Paris, and taught at ...
Giles de Coninck
Giles de Coninck (Aegidius; also called Regius) (b. 20 December 1571, at Bailleul in French Flanders; d. 31 May 1633, at Leuven) was a Flemish Jesuit theologian.Alphonsus Liguori considered Coninck a ...
John Percy
John Percy (Piercey; alias John Fisher) (born at Holmeside, Durham, 27 September 1569; died at London, 3 December 1641) was an English Jesuit priest and controversialist.
A Catholic convert aged 1...
Erasmus Student Network
Erasmus Student Network (ESN) is a Europe-wide student organisation. Its goal is to support and develop student exchange. It is composed of around 13,500 members from more than 450 local sections in 3...
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ESN vid Åbo Akademi r.f.
ESN vid Åbo Akademi r.f. (also known as ESN Åbo Akademi or ESN ÅA) is the official ESN section of the Erasmus Student Network at Åbo Akademi University, the only Swedish-speaking multidisciplinary uni...
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Venetian Interdict
The Venetian Interdict of 1606 and 1607 was the expression in terms of canon law, by means of a papal interdict, of a diplomatic quarrel and confrontation between the Papal Curia and the Republic of V...
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Petrus Peckius the Elder
Petrus Peckius the Elder (born Pieter Peck, Zierikzee, 16 July 1529; died Mechelen, 16 July 1589), also known as Pierre Peckius, was an eminent Netherlandish jurist, one of the first to write about in...
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