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The Sack of Rome (1527)

Jessica Goethals

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2019-02-27

The Sack of Rome (1527)IntroductionOn 6 May 1527 the Spanish, German, and Italian troops of Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor and King of Spain, sacked Re...

Thirty Years War, The

Wladyslaw Roczniak

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

The Thirty Years War Introduction The Thirty Years War, a multifaceted and multinational political and military conflict that raged over centra...

Titian

Tom Nichols, Rose Z. King

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

TitianIntroductionTitian (Tiziano Vecellio, b. c. 1488–d. 1576) was born in the remote mountain village of Pieve di Cadore but worked in Venice. He qu...

Toleration

Jesse Spohnholz

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

TolerationIntroductionThe history of religious toleration has long been dominated by Whiggish historiography, which focuses on identifying the origins...

Tornabuoni, Lucrezia

Gerry Milligan

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Lucrezia Tornabuoni Introduction In Florence, a city where there was no princely court to provide titles of authority to women and at a time w...

Trade Networks

Francesco Guidi Bruscoli

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Trade Networks Introduction The discovery of America and, more broadly, the European expansion to other continents are the major events charac...

Tragedy, English

Garrett Sullivan

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

English Tragedy Introduction The English Renaissance produced some of the major tragic works in Western literature. While most readers associa...

Translation

Aysha Pollnitz

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-05-29

Translation Introduction In the early years of the 15th century, Renaissance humanists insisted that the capacity to translate texts from Gree...

Transylvania, The Principality of

Teréz Oborni

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

The Principality of Transylvania Introduction The state called the Principality of Transylvania was formed in the eastern part of the medieval...

Traversari, Ambrogio

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-08-23

Ambrogio TraversariIntroductionAmbrogio Traversari (b. 1386–d. 1439), a Camaldolese monk, represents the Christian strain in Florentine humanism at th...

Universities

Paul Grendler

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Universities Introduction Princes and towns valued universities so highly that they founded more universities during the Renaissance than e...

Urbanism

Fabrizio Nevola

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-11-29

UrbanismIntroductionThe study and practice of urbanism broadly encompass town planning and urban improvement, often a technical activity overseen by p...

Ursulines

Querciolo Mazzonis

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Ursulines Introduction The Ursulines’ history began in 1535 in Brescia (in northern Italy), when Angela Merici established the Company of St. ...

Valeriano, Pierio

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Pierio ValerianoIntroductionAmong his humanist peers, Pierio Valeriano (b. 1477–d. 1558) stands out for the range and scope of his accomplishments. He...

Valla, Lorenzo

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Lorenzo VallaIntroductionLorenzo Valla (b. 1407–d. 1457) was the great provocateur among the early Italian humanists, a dazzlingly original intellectu...

van Eyck, Jan

Alfred Acres

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Jan van EyckIntroductionJan van Eyck (b. c. 1390–d. 1441), whose fame was international during his own lifetime and has never faded in the centuries s...

van Schurman, Anna Maria

Bo Karen Lee, Anne Larsen

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-06-27

Anna Maria van SchurmanIntroductionAnna Maria van Schurman (b. 1607–d. 1678) was regarded throughout the 17th century as the most learned woman not on...

Vasari, Giorgio

Sally J. Cornelison

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Giorgio VasariIntroductionGiorgio Vasari (b. 1511–d. 1574) was an Italian painter, architect, poet, and biographer whose writings helped to shape the ...

Vega, Lope de

Sidney Donnell

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Lope de VegaIntroductionLope Félix de Vega Carpio (b. 1562–d. 1635) is one of Spain’s most celebrated and prolific writers. As a native and nearly lif...

Vegio, Maffeo

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Maffeo VegioIntroductionMaffeo Vegio (b. 1407–d. 1458) is an excellent example of an Italian humanist of the second rank, one who lacked the dazzling ...

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