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Borgia, Cesare

Stella Fletcher

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-05-24

Cesare BorgiaIntroductionCesare Borgia (b. 1475–d. 1507) came to prominence when his father, Cardinal Rodrigo Borgia, was elected Pope Alexander VI in...

Borgia, Lucrezia

Stella Fletcher

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Lucrezia BorgiaIntroductionLucrezia Borgia (b. 1480–d. 1519) is well known as the much-loved daughter of Pope Alexander VI, affectionate sister of the...

Borromeo, Cardinal Carlo

Emanuele Colombo

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Cardinal Carlo BorromeoIntroductionCarlo Borromeo (b. 1538–d. 1584), who was a cardinal archbishop of Milan (1564–1584), represented a model bishop in...

Bosch, Hieronymous

Laurinda Dixon

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Hieronymus BoschIntroductionThe art of Hieronymus Bosch has challenged and fascinated viewers since the 15th century. His hybrid creatures and creativ...

Bracciolini, Poggio

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Poggio BraccioliniIntroductionGian Francesco Poggio Bracciolini (b. 1380–d. 1459) is one of the more interesting of the early Italian humanists. He sp...

Brahe, Tycho

Adam Mosley

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Tycho BraheIntroductionThe Danish nobleman Tycho Brahe (b. 1546– d. 1601) is one of the best-known astronomers of the 16th century. He is particularly...

Bruegel, Pieter the Elder

Nina Serebrennikov

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Pieter Bruegel the Elder Introduction Pieter Bruegel the Elder (b. c. 1526–d. 1569) is arguably the least-documented artist of stature in 16th-...

Bruni, Leonardo

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Leonardo BruniIntroductionLeonardo Bruni (b. 1370–d. 1444) is one of the most interesting and versatile of the early Italian humanists. Intellectual l...

Bruno, Giordano

Hilary Gatti

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Giordano BrunoIntroductionGiordano Bruno of Nola near Naples in Italy (b. 1548–d. 1600) was one of the major natural philosophers of the Italian renai...

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...

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...

Burgundy and the Netherlands

Jan Dumolyn

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Burgundy and the NetherlandsIntroductionThe composite dynastic state ruled by a branch of the Valois dynasty, which is here referred to as “the Burgun...

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...

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