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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 ...

Art, Spanish

Xanthe Brooke

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Spanish Art Introduction Most publications about the visual arts of the Iberian Peninsula have focused in the past on Spain’s so-called Golden ...

Russell, Elizabeth Cooke Hoby

Patricia Phillippy

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Elizabeth Cooke Hoby Russell Introduction Elizabeth Cooke Hoby Russell (b. 1540–d. 1609) was the seventh child and fourth daughter of Sir Anth...

Savonarola, Girolamo

Stella Fletcher

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Girolamo Savonarola Introduction Born in Ferrara, Girolamo Savonarola (b. 1452–d. 1498) entered the Dominican order in Bologna in 1475. After s...

Mirandola, Giovanni Pico della

M.V. Dougherty

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Giovanni Pico Della Mirandola Introduction The Renaissance philosopher Giovanni Pico della Mirandola (b. 1463–d. 1494) is best known today for...

Colet, John

Jonathan Arnold

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

John Colet Introduction Scholarship concerning John Colet, the humanist Dean of St. Paul’s Cathedral (1505–1519) and founder of St. Paul’s Sch...

Toleration

Jesse Spohnholz

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

Toleration Introduction The history of religious toleration has long been dominated by Whiggish historiography, which focuses on identifying t...

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...

Colonna, Vittoria

Abigail Brundin

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Vittoria Colonna Introduction Vittoria Colonna (b. 1490/2–d. 1547) made her name as the author of numerous lyric poems in the Petrarchan style...

Francis I

Robert Knecht

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Francis I Introduction Francis I, king of France from 1515 to 1547, has not always been treated by posterity with the seriousness he deserves. ...

Medici Family, The

Stella Fletcher

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

The Medici Family Introduction Members of the Medici family were arguably the most-conspicuous social climbers of the Renaissance period. In t...

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