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Thomas More

Thomas More (1478-1535)

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English author and Catholic martyr
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    1509  CEErasmus lectured at Cambridge and dedicated his 'In Praise of Folly', a witty satire on church corruption and scholastic philosophy, to Thomas More.
    1516  CEErasmus published his version of the New Testament. He began by copying manuscripts found in monasteries and given to him by his friend Thomas More. His Latin translation and commentary and an improved Greek text differed in many places from the Vulgate of St. Jerome, and was immediately recognized as the most accurate translation so far.
    1516  CEThomas More published his 'Utopia', the 'golden little book' that invented a literary-world immune from the evils of Europe, where all citizens were equal and believed in a good and just God.
 
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