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Bruegel, Pieter the Elder

Nina Serebrennikov

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Pieter Bruegel the Elder Introduction Pieter Bruegel the Elder (b. c. 1526–d. 1569) is arguably the least-documented artist of stature in 16th-...

Bruni, Leonardo

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Leonardo BruniIntroductionLeonardo Bruni (b. 1370–d. 1444) is one of the most interesting and versatile of the early Italian humanists. Intellectual l...

Bruno, Giordano

Hilary Gatti

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Giordano BrunoIntroductionGiordano Bruno of Nola near Naples in Italy (b. 1548–d. 1600) was one of the major natural philosophers of the Italian renai...

Bucer, Martin

Brian Lugioyo

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Martin Bucer Introduction Martin Bucer (b. 1491–d. 1551) is one of the most important, though neglected, Protestant reformers of the 16th cent...

Buonarroti, Michelangelo

William Wallace

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Michelangelo Buonarroti Introduction Michelangelo Buonarroti (b. 1475–d. 1564) is universally recognized to be among the greatest artists of a...

Burgundy and the Netherlands

Jan Dumolyn

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Burgundy and the NetherlandsIntroductionThe composite dynastic state ruled by a branch of the Valois dynasty, which is here referred to as “the Burgun...

Calvin, John

Graeme Murdock

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

John CalvinIntroductionJohn Calvin left his native France in fear of persecution because of his association with a circle of reform-minded intellectua...

Calvinism

Graeme Murdock

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

CalvinismIntroductionCalvinism was a term first used by Calvin’s opponents. Calvinism has become a widely used label to describe the ideas adopted by ...

Camões, Luís de

Hélio J.S. Alves

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-11-30

Luís De CamõesIntroductionLuís de Camões (b. 1524?–d. 1579/1580) is the first great Western poet to have lived in Africa and Asia and is now widely co...

Caravaggio

Anne H. Muraoka

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-07-24

CaravaggioIntroductionMichelangelo Merisi (b. 1571–d. 1610) was an Italian painter noted for formulating a distinctive style that combined direct obse...

Cardano, Girolamo

Marialuisa Baldi

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Girolamo CardanoIntroductionCardano (Girolamo, Gerolamo, b. 1501–d. 1576) is an Italian polymath, one of the most prominent authors of the Renaissance...

Cardinal Richelieu

Eric Nelson

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-03-28

Cardinal RichelieuIntroductionToday Cardinal Armand-Jean du Plessis de Richelieu is arguably the most well-known French government official of the 17t...

Cardinals

Stella Fletcher

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Cardinals Introduction Deriving from the Latin cardo (hinge), cardinals were originally priests permanently attached to particular churches. R...

Carvajal y Mendoza, Luisa De

Anne J. Cruz

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

Luisa De Carvajal Y MendozaIntroductionAs a self-appointed missionary to Protestant England, the Spanish noblewoman, Luisa de Carvajal y Mendoza (b. 1...

Cary, Elizabeth

Jesse Swan

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-06-29

Elizabeth Cary Introduction Elizabeth Cary, Viscountess Falkland, was born in 1585 or 1586 to Elizabeth (née Symondes) and Lawrence Tanfield i...

Casas, Bartolome de las

Santa Arias, Vanina María Teglia

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-09-27

Bartolomé de las CasasIntroductionFive centuries of scholarship on the Spanish Dominican priest Bartolomé de las Casas (b. 1484–d. 1566) validates his...

Castiglione, Baldassarre

Stephen Kolsky

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Baldassarre Castiglione Introduction The reputation of Baldassarre Castiglione (b. 1478–d. 1529) rests on a single work, The Book of the Court...

Catherine of Siena

F. Thomas Luongo

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-09-27

Catherine of SienaIntroductionCatherine of Siena (b. 1347–d. 1380) was an author, spiritual leader, religious reformer, and one of the more remarkable...

Catholic/Counter-Reformation

Robert Scully

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2020-03-25

Catholic/Counter-ReformationIntroductionThe traditional terms for the religious changes and upheavals centered in the 16th century were the Reformatio...

Catholicism, Early Modern

Thomas Worcester

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Early Modern Catholicism Introduction “Early modern Catholicism” is a broad, inclusive term employed by many historians in the late 20th and e...

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