E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
is merely the Greek for Schwarzerde (black earth), the real name of this amiable reformer. (14971560.) Similarly, colampadius is the Greek version of the German name Hausschein, and Desiderius Erasmus is one Latin and one Greek rendering of the name Gheraerd Gheraerd.