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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...

Bucer, Martin

Brian Lugioyo

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Martin Bucer Introduction Martin Bucer (b. 1491–d. 1551) is one of the most important, though neglected, Protestant reformers of the 16th cent...

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 ...

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...

Marinella, Lucrezia

Maria Galli Stampino

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Lucrezia Marinella Introduction Lucrezia Marinella (b. 1571–d. 1653) was a widely known author in late-16th- and early-17th-century Venice and throughou...

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...

Bembo, Pietro

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Pietro Bembo Introduction Pietro Bembo (b. 1470–d. 1547) was born into an aristocratic Venetian family, one in which his father Bernardo ensured that he...

Reformation, Italian, The

Diego Pirillo

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

The Italian Reformation Introduction Why did Renaissance Italy not accomplish a religious reformation like that which occurred in 16th-century...

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...

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...

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