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Dance

Jennifer Nevile

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

DanceIntroductionDancing was enjoyed and performed by those at all levels of European society for centuries. It was not until the 15th century, howeve...

Datini, Margherita

Carolyn James

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Margherita DatiniIntroductionThe 252 extant letters of Margherita Datini (b. 1360–d. 1423) to her husband, the merchant Francesco di Marco Datini (b. 

Davies, Eleanor

Teresa Feroli

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Eleanor DaviesIntroductionLady Eleanor Davies (b. 1590–d. 1652), for some twenty-six years following her calling in 1625, identified as a prophet and,...

de Commynes, Philippe

Irit Ruth Kleiman

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Philippe de CommynesIntroductionFranco-Burgundian diplomat Philippe de Commynes (b. c. 1445/1447–d. October 1511) is best remembered for his Mémoires,...

de Sales, Saint Francis

Jill R. Fehleison

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-07-24

Saint Francis de SalesIntroductionIn many ways, Francis de Sales was the embodiment of the Catholic Reformation. Born in 1567, the eldest son of a nob...

de Valdés, Juan

Daniel Crews

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Juan de ValdésIntroductionJuan de Valdés is a historical enigma. In spite of praise from two popes, two cardinals, Emperor Charles V, and his chief mi...

Death and Dying

Sarah Covington

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Death and DyingIntroductionBeliefs and practices relating to death underwent profound transformations in the Early Modern period and continue to provo...

Decembrio, Pier Candido

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Pier Candido DecembrioIntroductionPier Candido Decembrio (b. c. 1392–d. 1477) was probably the most important humanist in Milan during the first half ...

Dentière, Marie

Mary McKinley

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Marie Dentière Introduction Marie Dentière (b. 1495–d. c. 1561) was the daughter of a noble family (d’Ennetières) and an advocate of religio...

Des Roches, Madeleine and Catherine

Kendall Tarte

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-10-25

Madeleine and Catherine Des RochesIntroductionMadeleine Neveu (b. c. 1520–d. 1587) and Catherine Fradonnet (b. 1542–d. 1587), the mother-daughter pair...

di Toledo, Eleonora

Natalie Tomas

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-10-25

Eleonora di ToledoIntroductionEleonora Álvarez di (of) Toledo (b. 1522–d. 1562) was the second duchess of Florence and married Cosimo I de’ Medici (b....

Dialogue

David Marsh

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

DialogueIntroductionBy dramatically representing its cultural context, the dialogue has provided a timely and lively portrait of philosophical debate ...

Diplomacy

Paul M. Dover

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2021-09-22

DiplomacyIntroductionEarly modern Europe witnessed profound changes in the institutions, conduct, and personnel of diplomatic relations between politi...

Dolce, Ludovico

Gennaro Tallini

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Ludovico DolceIntroductionLudovico Dolce (b. 1508/1510–d. 1568) was one of the most famous scholars of Renaissance Italian literature. Theorist of pai...

Donatello

Amy R. Bloch

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2020-04-22

DonatelloIntroductionDonatello, born Donato di Niccolò di Betto di Bardo (b. c. 1386–d. 1466) in Florence, was one of the most gifted and versatile sc...

Donne, John

Lara M. Crowley

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

John Donne Introduction John Donne’s life and writings continue to captivate and challenge critics. Donne (b. 1572–d. 1631) wrote a wide-rangi...

Drama, English Renaissance

David Bevington

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

English Renaissance Drama Introduction The drama of Renaissance England was truly remarkable and not just because William Shakespeare wrote...

du Bellay, Joachim

Corinne Noirot

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Joachim Du BellayIntroductionAlthough Joachim Du Bellay (b. c. 1522–d. 1560) has long been regarded as a canonical poet of the French Renaissance, his...

Du Guillet, Pernette

Karen Simroth James

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-11-29

Pernette Du GuilletIntroductionFirst published in 1545, soon after the poet’s death, Pernette du Guillet’s Rymes encompass popular lyric genres of the...

Dürer, Albrecht

Jeffrey Chipps Smith

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Albrecht DürerIntroductionAlbrecht Dürer (b. 1471–d. 1528), of Nuremberg, enjoyed great fame in his lifetime and, occasionally, a cultlike status in l...

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