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Marinella, Lucrezia

Maria Galli Stampino

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Lucrezia MarinellaIntroductionLucrezia Marinella (b. 1571–d. 1653) was a widely known author in Venice and throughout Italy in the late 16th and early...

Marino Sanudo

Stella Fletcher

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2022-11-29

Marino SanudoIntroductionThe diarist and historian Marino Sanudo is known as “il Giovane” to distinguish him from the eponymous geographer (d. 1343), ...

Marlowe, Christopher

David Bevington

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Christopher Marlowe Introduction Christopher Marlowe remains a fascinating subject for critical study. His short life of twenty-nine years (b...

Marriage and Dowry

Alexander Cowan

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Marriage and Dowries Introduction The history of marriage is inseparable from the history of the family as an institution and from the histo...

Mary Stuart (Mary, Queen of Scots)

Amy Blakeway

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-04-26

Mary Stuart (Mary, Queen of Scots)IntroductionMary, Queen of Scots, remains one of the most contested figures of the early modern era. Born in Decembe...

Mary Tudor, Queen of England

John Edwards

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Mary Tudor, Queen of EnglandIntroductionEver since she died in London on 17 November 1558, Queen Mary I has had an afterlife in the shadow of her half...

Masculinity

Gerry Milligan

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Masculinity Introduction The question of masculinity lies at the heart of masterpieces of Renaissance art, philosophy, and literature. Proscri...

Medici Bank

Heinrich Lang

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2022-07-26

Medici BankIntroductionThe history of the Medici Bank and the family’s history are essentially entangled. The rise of the Medici family was mainly due...

Medici Family, The

Stella Fletcher

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

The Medici Family Introduction Members of the Medici family were arguably the most-conspicuous social climbers of the Renaissance period. In t...

Medici, Catherine de'

Katherine Crawford

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Catherine De’ Medici Introduction Catherine de’ Medici, wife of Henri II (r. 1547–1559) and mother of François II, Charles IX, and Henri III, ...

Medici, Cosimo il Vecchio de'

Stella Fletcher

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Cosimo II Vecchio De’ Medici Introduction The reputation of Cosimo de’ Medici (b. 1389–d. 1464) is that of the head of a successful business e...

Medici, Lorenzo de'

Stella Fletcher

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Lorenzo de’ Medici Introduction Following his grandfather Cosimo (b. 1389–d. 1464) and father Piero (b. 1416–d. 1469), Lorenzo (b. 1449–d. ...

Medicine

Alisha Rankin

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Medicine Introduction Medicine in Renaissance and Reformation Europe was a study in both continuity and change. Overall, the medical landscape...

Mediterranean

Eric R Dursteler

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Mediterranean Introduction The field of Renaissance Mediterranean studies for the period 1300–1700 has produced several of the great works o...

Memling, Hans

Mitzi Kirkland-Ives

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Hans MemlingIntroductionHans Memling (b. c. 1440–d. 1494) was a German-born painter active in Bruges, Belgium, from 1465 to his death in 1494. Over th...

Merici, Angela

Querciolo Mazzonis

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Angela Merici Introduction St. Angela Merici (b. c. 1474, Desenzano del Garda–d. 27 January 1540, Brescia) is the founder of the Company of St...

Midwifery

Valerie Worth

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-08-23

MidwiferyIntroductionMidwifery was a subject of both popular and scientific interest and often of regular scrutiny through the early modern period. Wh...

Milan to 1535

Andrea Gamberini

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-06-29

Milan To 1535 Introduction Thanks to the prestige and temporal power of its church, Milan in 1000 already exercised influence well beyond the ...

Milan, 1535–1706

Stefano D'Amico

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Milan, 1535–1706IntroductionMilan represented one of the main European economic and political centers throughout the late medieval and Renaissance per...

Mirandola, Giovanni Pico della

M.V. Dougherty

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Giovanni Pico della MirandolaIntroductionThe Renaissance philosopher Giovanni Pico della Mirandola (b. 1463–d. 1494) is best known today for his Orati...

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