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Russell, Elizabeth Cooke Hoby

Patricia Phillippy

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Elizabeth Cooke Hoby Russell Introduction Elizabeth Cooke Hoby Russell (b. 1540–d. 1609) was the seventh child and fourth daughter of Sir Anth...

Russia and Muscovy

Russell E. Martin

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Russia and Muscovy Introduction The centuries when western Europe was undergoing the Renaissance and Reformation were dynamic times in Muscovy...

Ruzante Angelo Beolco

Linda Carroll

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2020-06-24

Ruzante Angelo BeolcoIntroductionWhile much of the Italian literary world of the 16th century turned to measured Petrarchan modes expressed in stylize...

Saint John of the Cross

Colin Thompson

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Saint John of the Cross Introduction A poet, mystic, and monastic reformer, St. John of the Cross (San Juan de la Cruz; born Juan de Yepes [b....

Saints and Mystics: After Trent

Erin Kathleen Rowe

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Saints and Mystics: After Trent Introduction The period following the Council of Trent (1545–1563) ushered in sweeping changes in early modern...

Saints and Mystics: Before Trent

Tamar Herzig

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Saints and Mystics: Before TrentIntroductionThe cult of saints was a key expression of popular piety and Christian doctrine in premodern Europe. While...

Salutati, Coluccio

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Coluccio SalutatiIntroductionColuccio Salutati (b. 1331–d. 1406) is primarily known today as the scholar who ensured that the humanist movement establ...

Sandro Botticelli

Jonathan Kline

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2022-08-23

Sandro BotticelliIntroductionThe Italian Renaissance artist known as Botticelli was born Alessandro Filipeppi in or about 1445. He began training as a...

Sarpi, Fra Paolo

Mario Infelise

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Fra Paolo Sarpi Introduction Born in Venice on 14 August 1552, Fra Paolo Sarpi also died there on 15 January 1623. He entered into the Servite...

Savonarola, Girolamo

Stella Fletcher

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Girolamo Savonarola Introduction Born in Ferrara, Girolamo Savonarola (b. 1452–d. 1498) entered the Dominican order in Bologna in 1475. After s...

Scandinavia

Joseph M. González

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Scandinavia Introduction At the beginning of the 14th century, three independent kingdoms dominated northern Europe: Denmark, which included t...

Scève, Maurice

Michael J. Giordano

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Maurice ScèveIntroductionMaurice Scève born in 1501 or the beginning of 1502 was celebrated in his own times as the preeminent poet of the French Rena...

Scholasticism and Aristotelianism: Fourteenth to Seventeenth Centuries

Sydney Penner

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2019-04-24

Scholasticism and Aristotelianism: Fourteenth to Seventeenth CenturiesIntroductionThe dominance of Aristotelianism, albeit interwoven with strands fro...

Schooling and Literacy

Paul Grendler

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Schooling and Literacy Introduction The study of schooling, defined as preuniversity education, in the Renaissance and Reformation era is old ...

Scientific Revolution

Sheila J. Rabin

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Scientific RevolutionIntroductionThe developments in science during the 16th and 17th centuries have traditionally been called the “Scientific Revolut...

Scotland

Jane Stevenson

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

ScotlandIntroductionThere is a case for seeing Scotland as a Renaissance invention. In the early Middle Ages, the northern and southern Pictish kingdo...

Sforza, Caterina

Joyce de Vries

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Caterina SforzaIntroductionCaterina Sforza (b. 1462/63–d. 1509) was the daughter of Galeazzo Maria Sforza (b. 1444–d. 1476), duke of Milan (r. 1467–14...

Sforza, Francesco

Christine Shaw

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2019-02-27

Francesco SforzaIntroductionFrancesco Sforza was a pivotal figure in the state system of Italy in the 15th century. The son of a prominent condottiere...

Shakespeare, William

David Bevington

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

William Shakespeare Introduction Widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and perhaps in the world, Shakespeare holds end...

Sidney Herbert, Mary, Countess of Pembroke

Elizabeth Mazzola

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of PembrokeIntroductionIt seems impossible to overstate the significance of Mary Sidney Herbert (b. 27 October 1561–d. 2...

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