|Maison d'Érasme (French)|
Exterior of Erasmus House
|Location||Anderlecht, Brussels, Belgium|
|Public transit access||Saint-Guidon/Sint-Guido metro station|
The house, of late Gothic or early Renaissance style, was built in 1458, and it was a school in 1515 under the tutelage of Pieter Wijchmans, canon and schoolmaster of the chapter of Anderlecht and a friend of Erasmus. Erasmus stayed in the house for 5 months from May to October 1521 working on his translation of the New Testament from Greek into Latin.
The building was converted to a museum in 1931. Its garden is split into two parts that both try to adhere to the spirit of Erasmus; one through art and philosophy and the other through medicinal herbs from the 16th century. It was designated a historic monument on 25 October 1938.
- "Erasmus House". Museum website. Retrieved 25 May 2016.
- Erasmushuis Anderlecht
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