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Ghetto

Benjamin Ravid

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Ghetto Introduction From the beginning of their residence in medieval Christian Europe, Jews usually tended to dwell in proximity to each othe...

Giustiniani, Bernardo

Seth Parry

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Bernardo Giustiniani Introduction Bernardo Giustiniani (b. 1408–d. 1489) was a prominent Venetian humanist, politician, and diplomat of the mi...

Gournay, Marie de

Leah Chang

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-03-30

Marie De Gournay Introduction Philosopher, translator, fiction writer, and editor: it is virtually impossible to pin down one authorial or scho...

Greek Visitors

Jonathan Harris

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-09-29

Greek Visitors Introduction During the 14th and 15th centuries, while Italy enjoyed prosperity and cultural ascendancy, the Greek-speaking lan...

Guarino da Verona

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Guarino Da Verona Introduction Guarino da Verona (1374–1460, also known as Guarino Guarini) is one of the better known of the early Italian hu...

Hanseatic League

Alexander Cowan

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Hanseatic League Introduction The Hanseatic League (or Hansa), the collective association of ports along the southern Baltic and North Sea c...

Henri IV

Eric Nelson

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Henri IV Introduction Since his death in 1610, interpreters of Henri IV have reinvented him on numerous occasions. Early chroniclers of his rei...

Henry VIII, King of England

Sarah Covington

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-09-29

Henry VIII, King of England Introduction Henry VIII bestrode his era with the kind of imposing confidence that he projected in his famous wide...

Herbert, George

Cristina Malcolmson

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-11-30

George Herbert Introduction For George Herbert (b. 1593–d. 1633), the Renaissance and Reformation coincided in his career, but they were frequ...

Hispanic Mysticism

Hilaire Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Hispanic Mysticism Introduction For some time now, the “canon” of Spanish mysticism has been expanding. No longer is our picture of this sp...

Historiography

Ann Moyer

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Historiography Introduction History was one of the main disciplines identified with the humanist movement; Renaissance humanists wrote many wo...

Homes, Foundling

Nicholas Terpstra

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Foundling Homes Introduction Institutional foundling homes first emerged in late-14th-century Italy as distinct charitable initiatives of civi...

Humanism

Paul Grendler

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Humanism Introduction Humanism was the major intellectual movement of the Renaissance. In the opinion of the majority of scholars, it began in ...

Humanism, The Origins of

Ronald G. Witt

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

The Origins of Humanism Introduction Italian humanism began in the northern third of the Italian peninsula, which constituted the southern kin...

Hundred Years War, The

Clifford J. Rogers

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

The Hundred Years War Introduction “The Hundred Years War” is a term invented in the 18th century and popularized by Chrysanthe-Ovide Des M...

Hungary, The Kingdom of

Szabolcs Varga

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

The Kingdom of Hungary Introduction The age of the Renaissance and the Reformation brought significant changes in the history of the Kingdom of...

Hus, Jan

Craig D. Atwood

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Jan Hus Introduction Jan Hus is the most famous leader of the Czech Reformation of the 15th century and one of the most prominent figures exec...

Iconology and Iconography

Paul Taylor

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Iconology and Iconography Introduction The words “iconology” and “iconography” are often confused, and they have never been given definitions ...

Inquisition, Roman

Christopher F. Black

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Roman Inquisition Introduction “The Roman Inquisition” is a common title given to the Holy Office of the Inquisition as reformed from 1542 und...

Ivan IV the Terrible, Tsar of Russia

Charles J. Halperin

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Ivan IV the Terrible, Tsar of Russia Introduction Ivan IV (Ivan Vasil’evich, Ivan the Terrible, Ivan Groznyi [the Awe-Inspiring]) was born in ...

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