Renaissance and Reformation - C - Oxford Bibliographies

You are looking at 67 - 86 of 440 items

Calvin, John

Graeme Murdock

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

John CalvinIntroductionJohn Calvin left his native France in fear of persecution because of his association with a circle of reform-minded intellectua...

Calvinism

Graeme Murdock

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

CalvinismIntroductionCalvinism was a term first used by Calvin’s opponents. Calvinism has become a widely used label to describe the ideas adopted by ...

Camões, Luís de

Hélio J.S. Alves

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-11-30

Luís De CamõesIntroductionLuís de Camões (b. 1524?–d. 1579/1580) is the first great Western poet to have lived in Africa and Asia and is now widely co...

Caravaggio

Anne H. Muraoka

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-07-24

CaravaggioIntroductionMichelangelo Merisi (b. 1571–d. 1610) was an Italian painter noted for formulating a distinctive style that combined direct obse...

Cardano, Girolamo

Marialuisa Baldi

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Girolamo CardanoIntroductionCardano (Girolamo, Gerolamo, b. 1501–d. 1576) is an Italian polymath, one of the most prominent authors of the Renaissance...

Cardinal Richelieu

Eric Nelson

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-03-28

Cardinal RichelieuIntroductionToday Cardinal Armand-Jean du Plessis de Richelieu is arguably the most well-known French government official of the 17t...

Cardinals

Stella Fletcher

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Cardinals Introduction Deriving from the Latin cardo (hinge), cardinals were originally priests permanently attached to particular churches. R...

Carvajal y Mendoza, Luisa De

Anne J. Cruz

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

Luisa De Carvajal Y MendozaIntroductionAs a self-appointed missionary to Protestant England, the Spanish noblewoman, Luisa de Carvajal y Mendoza (b. 1...

Cary, Elizabeth

Jesse Swan

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-06-29

Elizabeth Cary Introduction Elizabeth Cary, Viscountess Falkland, was born in 1585 or 1586 to Elizabeth (née Symondes) and Lawrence Tanfield i...

Casas, Bartolome de las

Santa Arias, Vanina María Teglia

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-09-27

Bartolomé de las CasasIntroductionFive centuries of scholarship on the Spanish Dominican priest Bartolomé de las Casas (b. 1484–d. 1566) validates his...

Castiglione, Baldassarre

Stephen Kolsky

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Baldassarre Castiglione Introduction The reputation of Baldassarre Castiglione (b. 1478–d. 1529) rests on a single work, The Book of the Court...

Catherine of Siena

F. Thomas Luongo

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-09-27

Catherine of SienaIntroductionCatherine of Siena (b. 1347–d. 1380) was an author, spiritual leader, religious reformer, and one of the more remarkable...

Catholic/Counter-Reformation

Robert Scully

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2020-03-25

Catholic/Counter-ReformationIntroductionThe traditional terms for the religious changes and upheavals centered in the 16th century were the Reformatio...

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...

Cecilia del Nacimiento

Barbara Mujica

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-08-30

Cecilia Del NacimientoIntroductionIn spite of the birth of the scientific revolution, 16th-century Europe was concerned predominantly with the relatio...

Cellini, Benvenuto

Diletta Gamberini

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-10-27

Benvenuto CelliniIntroductionBenvenuto Cellini (b. 1500–d. 1571) was a Florentine goldsmith, sculptor, and writer. His tempestuous and violent life, v...

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...

Charles V, Emperor

Rebecca Ard Boone

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2021-01-12

Charles V, EmperorIntroductionThe figure of Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1500–d. 1558), looms large over a wide swath of human experience in the ...

China and Europe, 1550-1800

Nicolas Standaert, Ad Dudink

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-10-25

China and Europe, 1550–1800 Introduction The contacts between China and Europe in the period 1550–1800 (which corresponds to the late Ming and...

Christian-Muslim Exchange

Eric R Dursteler

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Christian-Muslim Exchange Introduction The historical relationship between Islam and Christianity has deep historiographical roots; however,...

How to Subscribe

Oxford Bibliographies Online is available by subscription and perpetual access to institutions. For more information or to contact an Oxford Sales Representative click here.