Erasmist

Translations

Erasmist

[ɪˈræzmɪst]
A. ADJerasmista
B. Nerasmista mf
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With this study Gonzalez Manjarrez revisits a controversial Erasmist, Andres Laguna (1511-69), humanist and doctor.
In Gomez's opinion, Quiroga was neither a humanist, nor an Erasmist, but "first and foremost a man of state, of hidalgo social origin" (84), who proposed "the repression, not the abolition of slavery, which was to be legally the human booty for winning a just war" (178).
Again we talk about what we Spaniards have always called the two Spains: the so-called Black Legend Spain of the Inquisition (totalitarian, intolerant and clerical) and the Illustrated Spain (liberal, progressive and Erasmist) eternally condemned to burn at the stake or to exile when the other side is in power.
By limiting himself to a new reading of the preexisting evidence, he did not provide nor did he seek to provide additional documentation that would strengthen his contention that there was a well-defined and recognizable Erasmist movement in Renaissance Spain.
But it was only in 1937, with Marcel Bataillon's publication of his extensive investigations on the reception and diffusion of Erasmus' works in Spain during the sixteenth century, that Erasmus took center stage in Spanish Renaissance studies, to the point that today there is hardly any writer, thinker or man of letters "worth his salt" who has not been called at one time or another an "Erasmist."(18)
Spanish Erasmists, proto-Protestants, and illuminists all raised their own challenges to the need for the mystical path.