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Ciceronianism

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-01-21

CiceronianismIntroductionAt first glance, a modern observer might well have trouble sympathizing with the Renaissance controversy over the imitation o...

Cities and Urban Patriciates

Alexander Cowan

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Cities and Urban Patriciates Introduction Urban centers had an influence on the development of Renaissance Europe disproportionate to their o...

Civic Humanism

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-05-26

Civic HumanismIntroductionCivic humanism is one of the more interesting and important concepts in Renaissance studies, in part because of its unusuall...

Civic Ritual

Sharon Strocchia

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Civic Ritual Introduction Civic rituals mobilized a range of people, objects, urban spaces and notions of time in organized, sometimes scrip...

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...

Clifford, Anne

Megan Matchinske, Katharine Landers

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Anne CliffordIntroductionLady Anne Clifford (b. 30 January 1590–d. 22 March 1676) spent a considerable portion of her life embroiled in lawsuits attem...

Colet, John

Jonathan Arnold

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

John ColetIntroductionScholarship concerning John Colet (b. 1467–d. 1519), the humanist Dean of St. Paul’s Cathedral (1505–1519) and founder of St. Pa...

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...

Columbus, Christopher

William D. Phillips

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Christopher Columbus Introduction Christopher Columbus and his voyages captured the imagination of contemporaries and have continued to fas...

Comenius, Jan Amos

Craig D. Atwood

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Jan Amos ComeniusIntroductionJan Amos Comenius (John Amos Comenius; Johannes Amos Comenius; Jana Amose Komenskeho; Jan Amos Komenský [b. 1592–d. 1670]...

Concepts of the Renaissance, c. 1780–c. 1920

Stella Fletcher

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2021-11-23

Concepts of the Renaissance, c. 1780–c. 1920IntroductionAs time passes, history has been divided and subdivided, the ancient and the modern separated ...

Confraternities

Nicholas Terpstra

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Confraternities Introduction Confraternities were the lay face of the Renaissance and early modern Catholic Church. Present in every city, vil...

Constantinople, Fall of

Eugenia Russell

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Fall of Constantinople Introduction The Fall of Byzantine Constantinople to the Ottoman Turks in 1453 is one of those monumental events that h...

Contarini, Gasparo, Cardinal

Andrea Vanni

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-11-30

Cardinal Gasparo Contarini Introduction Gasparo Contarini (1483–1542), the scion of one of the most noble houses of the Republic of Venice, wa...

Convent Culture

Sharon Strocchia

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Convent Culture Introduction The study of women living in organized religious communities in late medieval and early modern Europe has emer...

Conversos and Crypto-Judaism

Gretchen Starr-Lebeau

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Conversos and Crypto-JudaismIntroductionConversos are converts from Judaism to Christianity and their descendants. Other terms include tornizados, New...

Copernicus, Nicolaus

André Goddu

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Nicolaus CopernicusIntroductionNicolaus Copernicus (b. 1473–d. 1543) was the first modern author to propose a heliocentric theory of the universe. Fro...

Cornaro, Caterina

Holly Hurlburt

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-04-26

Caterina CornaroIntroductionBorn into the Venetian patriciate class, Caterina Cornaro (also Corner, b. 1454–d. 1510), ruled the island of Cyprus as it...

Costume

Susan Mosher Stuard

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Costume Introduction Costume is a relatively new field of study, and its literature is interdisciplinary. Currently, the field draws from lite...

Council of Trent

Frederick McGinness

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Council of TrentIntroductionComprised of three major meeting periods between 1545 and 1563, the Council of Trent marks a turning point in the history ...

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