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Garin, Eugenio

Rocco Rubini

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

Eugenio GarinIntroductionEugenio Garin (b. 1909–d. 2004) was an Italian philosopher, intellectual historian, and one of the foremost Renaissance schol...

General Church Councils, Pre-Trent

Nelson H. Minnich

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

General Church Councils, Pre-TrentIntroductionDuring the 15th and 16th centuries, the Catholic Church celebrated more general councils than during any...

Geneva (1400-1600)

Mathieu Caesar

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-05-24

Geneva (1400–1600)IntroductionThe settlement of human societies on the shore of Lake Geneva, at the mouth of the river Rhône, dates back to prehistori...

George Buchanan

Steven J. Reid

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2020-08-26

George BuchananIntroductionAlthough his name is now virtually unknown beyond academia, George Buchanan (b. 1506–d. 1582) was one of the foremost human...

George of Trebizond

John Monfasani

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2019-02-27

George of TrebizondIntroductionGeorge of Trebizond (born in Crete, very probably in Candia [modern Heraklion], 4/5 April 1396; died, Rome, after 28 No...

Georges de La Tour

Dalia Judovitz

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2020-09-24

Georges de La TourIntroductionGeorges de La Tour’s (b. 1593–d. 1652) artistic contributions were largely ignored by posterity until his “rediscovery” ...

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...

Giambologna

Michael Cole

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

GiambolognaIntroductionBefore the 1970s, Giambologna (a.k.a. Giovanni da Bologna) was of interest to a relatively small circle of scholars. Several of...

Ginés de Sepúlveda, Juan

Luna Nájera

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

Juan Ginés de SepúlvedaIntroductionBorn in Los Pedroches, Cordoba, into a family of Old Christians with humble origins (possibly tanners), Juan Ginés ...

Giustiniani, Bernardo

Seth Parry

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Bernardo GiustinianiIntroductionBernardo Giustiniani (b. 1408–d. 1489) was a prominent Venetian humanist, politician, and diplomat of the middle and l...

Góngora, Luis de

Humberto Huergo

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Luis de GóngoraIntroductionLuis de Góngora y Argote (Córdoba, b. 1561–d. 1627) is one of Spain’s most celebrated poets and the main exponent of Baroqu...

Gournay, Marie de

Leah Chang

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-03-30

Marie De GournayIntroductionPhilosopher, translator, fiction writer, and editor: it is virtually impossible to pin down one authorial or scholarly ide...

Greek Visitors

Jonathan Harris

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-09-29

Greek Visitors Introduction During the 14th and 15th centuries, while Italy enjoyed prosperity and cultural ascendancy, the Greek-speaking lan...

Guarino da Verona

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Guarino da VeronaIntroductionGuarino da Verona (b. 1374–d. 1460, also known as Guarino Guarini) is one of the better known of the early Italian humani...

Guicciardini, Francesco

Stella Fletcher

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Francesco GuicciardiniIntroductionFrancesco Guicciardini (b. 1483–d. 1540) was a Florentine patrician and papal administrator who wrote numerous works...

Guilds and Manufacturing

Andrea Caracausi

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

Guilds and ManufacturingIntroductionGuilds were one of the most important and widespread associations that organized trade and manufactures from the M...

Hamburg, 1350–1815

Frank Hatje

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2020-05-27

Hamburg, 1350–1815IntroductionOriginally, Hamburg was a borough around the cathedral of the archbishops of Hamburg-Bremen and a mercantile port city f...

Hanseatic League

Alexander Cowan

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Hanseatic League Introduction The Hanseatic League (or Hansa), the collective association of ports along the southern Baltic and North Sea c...

Henry VII

Stella Fletcher

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Henry VIIIntroductionOn his father’s side Henry VII (1457–1509), king of England and lord of Ireland, was a great-grandson of Charles VI of France. On...

Henry VIII, King of England

Sarah Covington

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-09-29

Henry VIII, King of EnglandIntroductionHenry VIII bestrode his era with the kind of imposing confidence that he projected in his famous wide-legged po...

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