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Polish Literature: Baroque

Barry Keane

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2019-06-26

Polish Literature: BaroqueIntroductionEmerging out of the Jesuit-led Counter-Reformation, the first manifestations of the Polish baroque, in terms of ...

Polish Literature: Renaissance

Barry Keane

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-11-29

Polish Literature: RenaissanceIntroductionIt is speculated that Poland’s earliest connections with European humanism came through scholarly and diplom...

Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, The

Wladyslaw Roczniak

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth Introduction The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth—also called the Commonwealth of Both Nations, Poland-Lithuania,...

Political Thought

Mark Jurdjevic

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Political Thought Introduction Early modern European political thought is notable for its considerable variety and complexity. The broad range...

Poliziano, Angelo

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Angelo PolizianoIntroductionAngelo Ambrogini (b. 1454–d. 1494), called Poliziano after his home town (Lat. Mons Politianus, Ital. Montepulciano), was ...

Polydore Vergil

Stella Fletcher

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2022-09-26

Polydore VergilIntroductionAs can be seen in Reference Works, at least one Overview and numerous biographical Lives and Times, the family of Polidoro ...

Pontano, Giovanni Giovano

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Giovanni Giovano PontanoIntroductionStatesman, scholar, and poet, Giovanni Giovano Pontano (b. 1426–d. 1503) is one of the shining lights of the Itali...

Pope Innocent VIII

Stella Fletcher

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2022-07-26

Pope Innocent VIIIIntroductionIn 1432 Giovanni Battista Cibo (or Cybo) was born into a Ligurian family, though he spent some of his formative years in...

Pope Nicholas V

Stella Fletcher

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2020-03-25

Pope Nicholas VIntroductionTommaso Parentucelli (b. 1397–d. 1455) was born in Sarzana, on the cusp of Genoese and Florentine spheres of influence, edu...

Pope Paul II

Stella Fletcher

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2022-06-27

Pope Paul IIIntroductionWedged between the prolific humanist Pius II and the arch-nepotist Sixtus IV, Paul II is one of the more easily overlooked pop...

Portraiture

C. Jean Campbell

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Portraiture Introduction In many ways the topic of portraiture seems natural to the Renaissance and Reformation, especially when the Renaissan...

Portugal

Rita Costa-Gomes

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Portugal Introduction Resulting from the Iberian Reconquest, the kingdom of Portugal has maintained its independence since the 12th century, e...

Poverty and Poor Relief

Wladyslaw Roczniak

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Poverty and Poor Relief Introduction Poverty and the social status associated with it have often been defined by medieval and Renaissance obse...

Prince Henry the Navigator

Ivana Elbl

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Prince Henry the NavigatorIntroduction“Henry the Navigator” is a modern sobriquet for Henrique, Infante (prince, literally “Infant” or royal child) of...

Printing and the Book

Erika Rummel, Mark Wilson, Milton Kooistra

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Printing and the Book Introduction Until the 1980s, when periodization fell out of favor among historians, the development of printing was us...

Purgatory

Kathryn A. Edwards

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Purgatory Introduction During the Renaissance and Reformations, purgatory was most commonly seen as one of three places, along with heaven or ...

Purity of Blood

Robert A. Maryks

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Purity of Blood Introduction Purity of blood (pureza [limpieza] de sangre) was an obsessive concern that originated in mid-15th-century Spain,...

Quirini, Lauro

Seth Parry

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Lauro QuiriniIntroductionLauro Quirini (b. 1420–d. 1479) was a major Venetian humanist of the mid-15th century. He was born into a patrician family an...

Rabelais, François

Bernd Renner

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

François RabelaisIntroductionFew writers in world literature have had as considerable an influence on letters and later authors or have garnered as mu...

Raphael

Jeryldene Wood

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

RaphaelIntroductionRaphael (b. 1483–d. 1520), the son of the painter, writer, and courtier Giovanni Santi, was born at Urbino but achieved his lasting...

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