Title page of De inventione dialectica libri tres
The Dutchman Rodolphus Agricola was lauded by Erasmus for having been ‘the first to bring a breath of better literature from Italy’. Erasmus shared Agricola’s devotion to classical learning (especially Cicero) and his strong commitment to biblical study.
This Queens' copy is bound in a 16th century volume with De dislectica libri III by Lorenzo Valla, another writer central to the advancement of Renaissance humanism.
Author: Rodolphus Agricola
Title: De inventione dialectica libri tres [On dialectical invention] (Paris: Simon de Colines, 1538)
Shelfmark: C.20.2(1) (catalogue record)
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