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Valla, Lorenzo

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Lorenzo Valla Introduction Lorenzo Valla 1407–1457 was the great provocateur among the early Italian humanists, a dazzlingly original intellectu...

Velázquez

Xanthe Brooke

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Velázquez Introduction The 400th anniversary in 1999 of the birth of the Spanish painter Diego Velázquez (b. 1599–d. 1660), the leading artist...

Venice

Margaret L. King

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Venice Introduction The city of Venice was unique in European history: an independent republic that endured for more than one thousand years,...

Venice, Maritime

Monique O'Connell

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Maritime Venice Introduction Venice’s location on its lagoon meant that it was oriented toward the sea from its earliest history. In the medie...

Vermeer, Johannes

Wayne Franits

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Johannes Vermeer ...

Vernacular Languages and Dialects

Ann Moyer

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Vernacular Languages and Dialects Introduction Written vernaculars increased enormously in use during the Renaissance. They also became objects...

Virgil in Renaissance Thought

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-11-25

Virgil in Renaissance Thought Introduction As one of the key canonical authors in Latin literature, Virgil came to occupy an important place i...

Visitors, Italian

Stella Fletcher

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Italian Visitors Introduction It is impossible to know how many non-Italians paid visits to Italy between the 14th and the 17th century or how ...

Vives, Juan Luis

Charles Fantazzi, Enrique González González, Víctor Gutiérrez Rodríguez

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Juan Luis Vives Introduction Juan Luis Vives (or Joan Lluís Vives in Catalan) was born into a Jewish converso family in Valencia in 1492, accord...

War and Economy, 1300-1600

William Caferro

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

War and Economy, 1300–1600 Introduction The effect of warfare on the European economy (1300–1600) is a complex topic for which there remains...

Ward, Mary

Victoria Mondelli

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Mary Ward Introduction Mary Ward (b. 1585–d. 1645), founder of the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary [IBVM], one of the first institutions ...

Warfare and Military Organizations

Clifford J. Rogers

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Warfare and Military Organizations Introduction Throughout the period c. 1350–1650, warfare was endemic in European society, and most rulers ...

Widowhood

Ann Crabb

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Widowhood Introduction The history of widows is part of the history of women. It was also a distinctive phase of female experience in the Rena...

Witch Hunt

Gary K. Waite, Karim Baccouche, Cheryl Petreman

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Witch Hunt Introduction The subject of the late medieval and early modern witch persecution has grown incredibly since the advent of social hi...

Women and Learning

Margaret L. King

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Women and Learning Introduction In 1977, Renaissance scholar and pioneering feminist Joan Kelly ...

Women and Medicine

Mary E. Fissell

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Women and Medicine Introduction Women played substantial roles as healers in Renaissance and Reformation Europe, as well as experiencing ill h...

Women and Science

Alix Cooper

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Women and Science ...

Women and the Visual Arts

Jacqueline Marie Musacchio

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Women and the Visual Arts Introduction The relationship between women and art in the Renaissance and Reformation across Europe is still a relat...

Women Writers in Ireland

Marie-Louise Coolahan

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Women Writers in Ireland Introduction Women’s writing in early modern Ireland constitutes a multifarious and multilingual category. The island...

Women Writing in Early Modern Spain

Lisa Vollendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Women Writing in Early Modern Spain Introduction Women gained access to the written word in unprecedented numbers during the early modern peri...