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Purity of Blood

Robert A. Maryks

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Purity of Blood Introduction Purity of blood (pureza [limpieza] de sangre) was an obsessive concern that originated in mid-15th-century Spain,...

Piccolomini, Aeneas Sylvius

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Aeneas Sylvius Piccolomini Introduction Aeneas Sylvius Piccolomini (b. 1405–d. 1464) is one of the more interesting and enigmatic figures of t...

Women Writing in English

Betty Travitsky

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Women Writing in English Introduction However much of a Renaissance early modern Englishwomen writers may, or may not, have experienced—a quest...

Poliziano, Angelo

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

ANGELO POLIZIANO Introduction Angelo Ambrogini (b. 1454–d. 1494), called Poliziano after his home town (Lat. Mons Politianus, Ital. Montepu...

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...

Elizabeth I

Sarah Covington

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Elizabeth I Introduction The historiographic house of Gloriana is an enormous edifice of many rooms and wings—even if its foundations have be...

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 posed the disturbing question: “Did women hav...

Niccoli, Niccolò

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Niccolò Niccoli Introduction Niccolò Niccoli (b. c. 1364–d. 1437) is one of the more intriguing figures of early Italian humanism. One of the ...

Buonarroti, Michelangelo

William Wallace

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Michelangelo Buonarroti Introduction Michelangelo Buonarroti (b. 1475–d. 1564) is universally recognized to be among the greatest artists of a...

Artisans

James Farr

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Artisans Introduction The historiography of artisans and, to a lesser extent, apprentices in early modern Europe has experienced a renaissance...

Medici, Catherine de'

Katherine Crawford

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Catherine De’ Medici Introduction Catherine de’ Medici, wife of Henri II (r. 1547–1559) and mother of François II, Charles IX, and Henri III, ...

Bacon, Francis

Sarah Covington

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-10-25

Francis Bacon Introduction No one disputes the tremendous importance of Francis Bacon in the context of early modern natural, moral, and legal...

Persecution and Martyrdom

Sarah Covington

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Persecution and Martyrdom Introduction The fragmentation of western Christianity in the wake of the reformation ended the monolithic power of t...

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...

Crime and Punishment

Trevor Dean

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Crime and Punishment Introduction The study of crime and criminal justice has been one of the most lively areas of the historiography of late ...

Baroque

Anne H. Muraoka

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Baroque Introduction The Baroque is a name given to a style that dominated western Europe from the late 16th century to the mid-18th century (...

Netherlands, 1500-1621, Reformations and Revolt in the

Alastair Duke, Judith Pollmann

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Reformations and Revolt in the Netherlands, 1500–1621 Introduction The Low Countries have a special place in Reformation history, both because...

Regencies in Renaissance and Reformation Europe, 1400-1700, Royal

E. William Monter

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

Royal Regencies in Renaissance and Reformation Europe, 1400–1700 Introduction “Regent” is a convenient general term to describe persons tempor...

Bruni, Leonardo

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Leonardo Bruni Introduction Leonardo Bruni (b. 1370–d. 1444) is one of the most interesting and versatile of the early Italian humanists. Intel...

Mary Tudor, Queen of England

John Edwards

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Mary Tudor, Queen of England Introduction Ever since she died in London on 17 November 1558, Queen Mary I has had an afterlife in the shadow o...