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Jesuits

Robert A. Maryks

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Jesuits Introduction The Jesuits, or the Society of Jesus, is a Roman Catholic order of men religious founded in 1540 by St. Ignatius of Loyol...

Jews

Joshua Teplitsky

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Jews Introduction The 15th through the 18th centuries involved major changes in Jewish life in Europe. The conflicts, controversies, and crise...

Jews and Christians in Venice

Uwe Israel

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Jews and Christians in Venice Introduction Apart from mentions of single Jews in the High Middle Ages, the history of Jewish communities in Ve...

Joan of Arc

Larissa Taylor

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Joan of Arc Introduction Joan of Arc was born the daughter of well-off peasants in 1412 in Domremy on the frontier of France, Burgundy, and th...

Juana de la Cruz, Mother

Jessica A. Boon

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Mother Juana de la Cruz Introduction Juana de la Cruz (b. 1481–d. 1534), born Juana Vázquez Gutiérrez in the village of Azaña (now Numancia) n...

Julius II

Nelson H. Minnich

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Julius II Introduction Julius II (Giuliano della Rovere, b. 1443–d. 1513, pope 1503–1513) is best known as the “warrior pope” who used warfar...

Kepler, Johannes

Sheila J. Rabin

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Johannes Kepler Introduction The mathematician and astronomer Johannes Kepler (b. 1571–d. 1630) was a leading figure in what is commonly rega...

Labé, Louise

Kirk D. Read

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Louise Labé Introduction Louise Labé (c. b. 1522–d. 1566) is the most well-known and celebrated woman writer of non-noble birth from the Frenc...

Landino, Cristoforo

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Cristoforo Landino Introduction Cristoforo Landino (b. 1424–d. 1498) is one of the more complicated figures among the Italian Renaissance huma...

Landscape

Nils Büttner

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Landscape Introduction This article concentrates primarily on landscape art and the visual depiction of natural scenery. It took a long time b...

Last Wills and Testaments

Samuel Kline Cohn

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Last Wills and Testaments Introduction The testament has been an essential source for the study of the late Middle Ages and early modern peri...

Law

Thomas Kuehn

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Law Introduction The period between the mid-14th and the mid-17th century saw the consolidation of both major European legal traditions. One w...

Lay Piety

Kathryn A. Edwards

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Lay Piety ...

Leo X

Nelson H. Minnich

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Leo X Introduction The reign of Pope Leo X (Giovanni Damaso Romolo de’ Medici, b. 1475–d. 1521, pope 1512–1521) was conspicuously important f...

Leonardo da Vinci

Claire Farago, Matthew Landrus

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Leonardo da Vinci Introduction Leonardo da Vinci was born in Anchiano, near Vinci, on 15 April 1452, and died in Amboise, near Tours, on 2 May...

Leto, Giulio Pomponio

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Giulio Pomponio Leto Introduction Giulio Pomponio Leto (b. 1428–d. 1498) is one of the more difficult of the Italian humanists to appreciate. ...

Letter Writing and Epistolary Culture

Deanna Shemek

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Letter Writing and Epistolary Culture Introduction Early modern letter writing spanned literary and nonliterary, public and private, elite and...

Libraries

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Libraries Introduction History records famous libraries as far back as those of Ashurbanipal (in 7th-century bce Assyria) and Alexandria, and ...

Literature, French

Andrea Frisch

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

French Literature Introduction The French Renaissance, which in literary studies is more or less taken to span the 16th century, is considere...

Literature, Late Medieval German

Albrecht Classen

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Late Medieval German Literature Introduction Despite many lines of traditions running through the late middle ages, 15th-century German writers...

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