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Persecution and Martyrdom

Sarah Covington

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Persecution and Martyrdom Introduction The fragmentation of western Christianity in the wake of the reformation ended the monolithic power of t...

Peter the Great, Tsar of Russia

Carol B. Stevens

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Peter the Great, Tsar of RussiaIntroductionThe reign of Peter I of Russia (between the years 1682 and 1689 and continuing until 1725) and its impact o...

Petrarch

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

PetrarchIntroductionPetrarch (Francesco Petrarca, b. 1304–d. 1374) occupies a unique position in Renaissance studies. While modern scholarship has sho...

Petrus Ramus and Ramism

Erland Sellberg

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2020-09-24

Petrus Ramus and RamismIntroductionPetrus Ramus was considered a controversial professor in Paris in the middle of the 16th century, and he remains so...

Philip Melanchthon

Robert A. Kolb

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2019-05-29

Philip MelanchthonIntroductionWhile a student at the Universities of Heidelberg and Tübingen, Philip Melanchthon (b. 1497–d. 1560) had won recognition...

Philips, Katherine

Gillian Wright, Jennie Challinor

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Katherine PhilipsIntroductionKatherine Philips (b. 1632–d. 1664) is one of the most important figures in English women’s literary history. She is also...

Piccolomini, Aeneas Sylvius

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Aeneas Sylvius PiccolominiIntroductionAeneas Sylvius Piccolomini (b. 1405–d. 1464) is one of the more interesting and enigmatic figures of the Italian...

Piero della Francesca

James R. Banker

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2019-10-30

Piero della FrancescaIntroductionThe reputation of the Italian Renaissance painter and mathematician Piero della Francesca (hereafter Piero) has risen...

Plague and its Consequences

Samuel Kline Cohn, Monica O'Brien

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Plague and Its ConsequencesIntroductionAlthough the character of the disease has stirred much controversy and continues to be the subject of scientifi...

Platonism, Neoplatonism, and the Hermetic Tradition

Francisco Bastitta Harriet

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2021-10-27

Platonism, Neoplatonism, and the Hermetic TraditionIntroductionThe trends of Platonism which proved to be the most influential throughout the Renaissa...

Poetry, English

James P. Bednarz

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-08-26

English PoetryIntroductionThe English Renaissance, the age of William Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe, Sir Philip Sidney, Ben Jonson, John Donne, and...

Pole, Cardinal Reginald

John Edwards

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Cardinal Reginald Pole Introduction Reginald Pole was born in March 1500, the fourth child of Sir Richard Pole and Margaret Pole, niece of Kin...

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 ...

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 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...

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...

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