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Cervantes, Miguel de

Hilaire Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Miguel de Cervantes Introduction Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (b. 1547–d. 1616) is widely considered to be the greatest Spanish writer of all...

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...

Catholicism, Early Modern

Thomas Worcester

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Early Modern Catholicism Introduction “Early modern Catholicism” is a broad, inclusive term employed by many historians in the late 20th and e...

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...

Pontano, Giovanni Giovano

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Giovanni Giovano Pontano Introduction Statesman, scholar, and poet, Giovanni Giovano Pontano (b. 1426–d. 1503) is one of the shining lights of...

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 ha...

Pole, Cardinal Reginald

John Edwards

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Cardinal Reginald Pole Introduction Reginald Pole was born in March 1500, the fourth child of Sir Richard Pole and Margaret Pole, niece of Kin...

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...

Poetry, English

James P. Bednarz

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-08-26

English Poetry Introduction The English Renaissance, the age of William Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe, Sir Philip Sidney, Ben Jonson, John ...

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...

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