">Name: Satirical religious writings of Desiderius Erasmus
Artist: Desiderius Erasmus|
Confronting Bodies: Catholic officials
Date of Action: 1536
Specific Location: The Netherlands
Description of Artwork: Erasmus challenged Catholic Church practices in his satiric writings. "In Praise of Folly" challenges the veneration of the Apostles and the worship of icons as equal to praising Jesus. "Julius Exclusus" condemns Pope Julius II for his military initiatives.
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