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Bacon, Francis

Sarah Covington

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-10-25

Francis Bacon Introduction No one disputes the tremendous importance of Francis Bacon in the context of early modern natural, moral, and legal...

Banking and Money

Francesco Guidi Bruscoli

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Banking and Money Introduction Economic historians have published widely on the “crisis of the 14th century.” Money supply and monetary circulat...

Barbaro, Ermolao, the Younger

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-08-23

Ermolao Barbaro the YoungerIntroductionErmolao Barbaro the Younger (b. 1454–d. 1493) was born into a prominent Venetian family. His father, Zaccaria, ...

Barbaro, Francesco

Seth Parry

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-10-28

Francesco BarbaroIntroductionFrancesco Barbaro (b. 1390–d. 1454) was the preeminent Venetian humanist of the early 15th century. He was a senator and ...

Baron, Hans

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-05-24

Hans BaronIntroductionHans Baron (1900–1988), a German emigré scholar who spent the majority of his professional career in the United States, is the a...

Baroque

Anne H. Muraoka

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

BaroqueIntroductionThe Baroque is a name given to a style that dominated western Europe from the late 16th century to the mid-18th century (roughly 15...

Baroque Art and Architecture in Italy

Frances Gage

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Baroque Art and Architecture in Italy Introduction Although the term baroque is most often applied to the visual arts, on which this article w...

Barzizza, Gasparino

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-01-21

Gasparino BarzizzaIntroductionIf, as the Renaissance scholar Paul Oskar Kristeller often argued, Renaissance humanism was primarily a movement designe...

Bathsua Makin

Fran Teague

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2021-01-12

Bathsua MakinIntroductionBathsua Makin (b. 1600–d. 1681?) was a child prodigy, writer, and noted educator. Her father Henry Reginald was a schoolmaste...

Beaufort, Margaret

Stella Fletcher

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Margaret BeaufortIntroductionCourtesy of her father and husbands, the subject of this article was known by a succession of titles during her lifetime....

Bellarmine, Cardinal

Stefania Tutino

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Cardinal Bellarmine Introduction Roberto Francesco Romolo Bellarmino (or Bellarmine, in the Anglicized version) was born in 1542 and died in 1...

Bembo, Pietro

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Pietro BemboIntroductionPietro Bembo (b. 1470–d. 1547) was born into an aristocratic Venetian family, one in which his father Bernardo ensured that he...

Benito Arias Montano

Hilaire Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2020-09-24

Benito Arias MontanoIntroductionBenito Arias Montano (b. c. 1525/27–d. 1598) was a Spanish humanist, censor, polymath, and chaplain to King Philip II,...

Bernardino of Siena, San

Letizia Pellegrini

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

San Bernardino of Siena Introduction Bernardino da Siena (b. 1380–d. 1444), born in Massa Marittima, Italy, left his birthplace after the deat...

Beroaldo, Filippo, the Elder

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

Filippo Beroaldo the ElderIntroductionFilippo Beroaldo (b. 1453–d. 1505) was one of the most famous humanists of his day, but although he has attracte...

Bessarion, Cardinal

John Monfasani

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Cardinal Bessarion Introduction In the last century of Byzantium, as the Ottoman conquests culminated in the taking of Constantinople in 1453,...

Bible, The

Hannibal Hamlin

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-09-29

The Bible Introduction The primary texts for the Renaissance were the works of Greek and Roman writers. For the Reformation, however, only one...

Biondo, Flavio

Nicoletta Pellegrino

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Flavio BiondoIntroductionFlavio Biondo (b. 1392–d. 1463) was born in Forlì in the Romagna region of Italy. After obtaining a law degree in 1427, Biond...

Bishops, 1400-1550

Stella Fletcher

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-11-29

Bishops, 1400–1550IntroductionWithin the hierarchy of the Church, bishops are regarded as successors to the apostles, ranking above priests and deacon...

Bishops, 1550–1700

Stella Fletcher

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2019-10-30

Bishops, 1550–1700IntroductionThe church “thinks in centuries,” meaning that the role and significance of the episcopate remained the same in the peri...

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