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Burgundy and the Netherlands

Jan Dumolyn

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Burgundy and the Netherlands Introduction The composite dynastic state ruled by a branch of the Valois dynasty, which is here referred to as “t...

Lyric Poetry

William J. Kennedy

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Lyric Poetry Introduction Over the past two decades, critical emphases on social, cultural, and political topics in literary studies have great...

Landscape

Nils Büttner

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Landscape Introduction This article concentrates primarily on landscape art and the visual depiction of natural scenery. It took a long time b...

Women and Science

Alix Cooper

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Women and Science ...

Humanism, The Origins of

Ronald G. Witt

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

The Origins of Humanism Introduction Italian humanism began in the northern third of the Italian peninsula, which constituted the southern kin...

Council of Trent

Frederick McGinness

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Council of Trent Introduction Comprised of three major meeting periods between 1545 and 1563, the Council of Trent marks a turning point in th...

Alberti, Leon Battista

David Marsh

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Leon Battista Alberti Introduction Leon Battista Alberti (b. 1404–d. 1472), humanist and architect, was born in Genoa, the illegitimate son of...

Jews

Joshua Teplitsky

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Jews Introduction The 15th through the 18th centuries involved major changes in Jewish life in Europe. The conflicts, controversies, and crise...

Purgatory

Kathryn A. Edwards

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Purgatory Introduction During the Renaissance and Reformations, purgatory was most commonly seen as one of three places, along with heaven or ...

Astrology, Alchemy, Magic

Sheila J. Rabin

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Astrology, Alchemy, Magic Introduction Scientific developments in the early modern period have traditionally been called the “scientific revolut...

Music

Ann Moyer

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Music Introduction Scholarship on Renaissance music has developed enormously from the mid-20th century onward. Still important is the tradi...

Literature, Late Medieval German

Albrecht Classen

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Late Medieval German Literature Introduction Despite many lines of traditions running through the late middle ages, 15th-century German writers...

Marlowe, Christopher

David Bevington

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Christopher Marlowe Introduction Christopher Marlowe remains a fascinating subject for critical study. His short life of twenty-nine years (b...

Netherlandish Art, Early

Bret Rothstein

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Early Netherlandish Art Introduction The term “early Netherlandish art” here refers to objects produced, and to a considerable extent consumed...

Medici, Lorenzo de'

Stella Fletcher

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Lorenzo de’ Medici Introducton Following his grandfather Cosimo (b. 1389–d. 1464) and father Piero (b. 1416–d. 1469), Lorenzo (b. 1449–d. 1...

Political Thought

Mark Jurdjevic

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Political Thought Introduction Early modern European political thought is notable for its considerable variety and complexity. The broad range...

Merici, Angela

Querciolo Mazzonis

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Angela Merici Introduction St. Angela Merici (b. c. 1474, Desenzano del Garda–d. 27 January 1540, Brescia) is the founder of the Company of St...

Ghetto

Benjamin Ravid

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Ghetto Introduction From the beginning of their residence in medieval Christian Europe, Jews usually tended to dwell in proximity to each othe...

Literature, Spanish

Hilaire Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Spanish Literature Introduction The Renaissance came later to Spain than to any other European country, which led to a certain sense of “bela...

Reformation and Wars of Religion in France, The

Barbara B. Diefendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

The Reformation and Wars of Religion in France Introduction The 16th century began in France as a time of relative peace, prosperity, and o...

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