Erasmus, desiderius

What is Erasmus, desiderius?

Erasmus, desiderius definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
legendary first king and founder of Athens, from Latin Erechtheus, from Greek Erekhtheos, literally “render, shaker” (of the earth), from erekhthein “to rend, break, shatter, shake.” Hence, Erechtheum, the name of a temple on the Athenian acropolis.