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Title page of De inventione dialectica libri tres

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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