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Erasmus / Carranza de Miranda, Sancho

Opusculum in quasdam Erasmi Roterodami annotationes — Rome 1522

Opusculum in quasdam Erasmi Roterodami annotationes. — Rome, Ariotus de Trino impensis Ioannis Mazzochi Bergomatis, die primo Martii 1522. [sold]

First edition

4to (205 x 142 mm). 30 leaves. Washed. Modern 3/4 calf. – Edit16 9709; USTC 819106 (5 copies in Italian libraries); WorldCat: one copy in Spain (BN Madrid), one in France (BN Paris). Not in Adams nor, it seems, BL/London. Rare.

¶ Bietenholz, Contemporaries of Erasmus, I. 273.: “ … d 6 Juli 1531 After his return to Spain [from Paris and Rome] he occupied a chair at Alcalá from 1510-11 until 1518 … taught arts at first and later theology … From 1520 to 1522 he was again in Rome … published in Rome a critique  of Erasmus’ New Testament scholarship, the Opusculum … In polite and respectful terms Carranza’s Opusculum invited Erasmus to better certain points ’to close the mouth of the murmures’ … Relations between the two men soon improved. And Erasmus came to see Carranza as a friend and supporter. Meanwhile Carranza intervened in favor of Erasmus at the conference of Valladolid in 1527 which discussed the orthodoxy of his works …”