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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...

Copernicus, Nicolaus

André Goddu

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Nicolaus Copernicus Introduction Nicolaus Copernicus (b. 1473–d. 1543) was the first modern author to propose a heliocentric theory of the uni...

Family and Childhood

Margaret L. King

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Family and Childhood Introduction Scholars largely neglected the history of the family until after World War II, when they began to emp...

Garin, Eugenio

Rocco Rubini

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

Eugenio Garin Introduction Eugenio Garin (b. 1909–d. 2004) was an Italian philosopher, intellectual historian, and one of the foremost Renaissance schol...

Literature, French

Andrea Frisch

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

French Literature Introduction The French Renaissance, which in literary studies is more or less taken to span the 16th century, is considere...

Literature, Penitential

Robert A. Maryks

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-03-10

Penitential Literature Introduction Penitential literature is a corpus of works by Christian authors dealing with penance (from Lat. poena: re...

Clifford, Anne

Megan Matchinske

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Anne Clifford Introduction Lady Anne Clifford (b. 30 January 1590–d. 22 March 1676) spent a considerable portion of her life embroiled in lawsu...

Convent Culture

Sharon Strocchia

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Convent Culture Introduction The study of women living in organized religious communities in late medieval and early modern Europe has emer...

Law

Thomas Kuehn

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Law Introduction The period between the mid-14th and the mid-17th century saw the consolidation of both major European legal traditions. One w...

Ursulines

Querciolo Mazzonis

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Ursulines Introduction The Ursulines’ history began in 1535 in Brescia (in northern Italy), when Angela Merici established the Company of St. ...

Russia and Muscovy

Russell E. Martin

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Russia and Muscovy Introduction The centuries when western Europe was undergoing the Renaissance and Reformation were dynamic times in Muscovy...

Rhetoric

John Monfasani

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Rhetoric Introduction In various guises rhetoric, the art of persuasion, has played an important role in Western education and culture since A...

Montaigne, Michel de

George Hoffmann

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Michel de Montaigne Introduction No other early modern European author except Shakespeare has attracted so much scholarship or lent himself or ...

Baroque Art and Architecture in Italy

Frances Gage

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Baroque Art and Architecture in Italy Introduction Although the term baroque is most often applied to the visual arts, on which this article w...

Dance

Jennifer Nevile

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Dance Introduction Dancing was enjoyed and performed by those at all levels of European society for centuries. It was not until the 15th centu...

Classical Tradition, The

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

The Classical Tradition Introduction Even the word “Renaissance” (“rebirth” in French) points to the effort to revive the learning of antiq...

Netherlands (Dutch Revolt/ Dutch Republic), The

Henk van Nierop

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

The Netherlands (Dutch Revolt/ Dutch Republic) Introduction By the middle of the 16th century the Netherlands consisted of some twenty princip...

Spanish Inquisition

Sara Nalle

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Spanish Inquisition Introduction Since its papal authorization in 1478, the Spanish Inquisition has been controversial. A religious court esta...

Milan to 1535

Andrea Gamberini

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-06-29

Milan To 1535 Introduction Thanks to the prestige and temporal power of its church, Milan in 1000 already exercised influence well beyond the ...

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