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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...

Cecilia del Nacimiento

Barbara Mujica

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-08-30

Cecilia Del NacimientoIntroductionIn spite of the birth of the scientific revolution, 16th-century Europe was concerned predominantly with the relatio...

Cellini, Benvenuto

Diletta Gamberini

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-10-27

Benvenuto CelliniIntroductionBenvenuto Cellini (b. 1500–d. 1571) was a Florentine goldsmith, sculptor, and writer. His tempestuous and violent life, v...

Cervantes, Miguel de

Hilaire Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Miguel de Cervantes Introduction Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (b. 1547–d. 1616) is widely considered to be the greatest Spanish writer of all...

Charles V, Emperor

Rebecca Ard Boone

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2021-01-12

Charles V, EmperorIntroductionThe figure of Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1500–d. 1558), looms large over a wide swath of human experience in the ...

China and Europe, 1550-1800

Nicolas Standaert, Ad Dudink

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-10-25

China and Europe, 1550–1800 Introduction The contacts between China and Europe in the period 1550–1800 (which corresponds to the late Ming and...

Christian-Muslim Exchange

Eric R Dursteler

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Christian-Muslim Exchange Introduction The historical relationship between Islam and Christianity has deep historiographical roots; however,...

Church Fathers in Renaissance and Reformation Thought, The

Sam Kennerley

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

The Church Fathers in Renaissance and Reformation ThoughtIntroductionUntil relatively recently, patristics (that is, the transmission and study of the...

Ciceronianism

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-01-21

CiceronianismIntroductionAt first glance, a modern observer might well have trouble sympathizing with the Renaissance controversy over the imitation o...

Cities and Urban Patriciates

Alexander Cowan

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Cities and Urban Patriciates Introduction Urban centers had an influence on the development of Renaissance Europe disproportionate to their o...

Civic Humanism

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-05-26

Civic HumanismIntroductionCivic humanism is one of the more interesting and important concepts in Renaissance studies, in part because of its unusuall...

Civic Ritual

Sharon Strocchia

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Civic Ritual Introduction Civic rituals mobilized a range of people, objects, urban spaces and notions of time in organized, sometimes scrip...

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