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Colet, John

Jonathan Arnold

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

John ColetIntroductionScholarship concerning John Colet (b. 1467–d. 1519), the humanist Dean of St. Paul’s Cathedral (1505–1519) and founder of St. Pa...

Colonna, Vittoria

Abigail Brundin

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Vittoria Colonna Introduction Vittoria Colonna (b. 1490/2–d. 1547) made her name as the author of numerous lyric poems in the Petrarchan style...

Columbus, Christopher

William D. Phillips

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Christopher Columbus Introduction Christopher Columbus and his voyages captured the imagination of contemporaries and have continued to fas...

Comenius, Jan Amos

Craig D. Atwood

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Jan Amos ComeniusIntroductionJan Amos Comenius (John Amos Comenius; Johannes Amos Comenius; Jana Amose Komenskeho; Jan Amos Komenský [b. 1592–d. 1670]...

Confraternities

Nicholas Terpstra

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Confraternities Introduction Confraternities were the lay face of the Renaissance and early modern Catholic Church. Present in every city, vil...

Constantinople, Fall of

Eugenia Russell

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Fall of Constantinople Introduction The Fall of Byzantine Constantinople to the Ottoman Turks in 1453 is one of those monumental events that h...

Contarini, Gasparo, Cardinal

Andrea Vanni

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-11-30

Cardinal Gasparo Contarini Introduction Gasparo Contarini (1483–1542), the scion of one of the most noble houses of the Republic of Venice, wa...

Convent Culture

Sharon Strocchia

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Convent Culture Introduction The study of women living in organized religious communities in late medieval and early modern Europe has emer...

Conversos and Crypto-Judaism

Gretchen Starr-Lebeau

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Conversos and Crypto-JudaismIntroductionConversos are converts from Judaism to Christianity and their descendants. Other terms include tornizados, New...

Copernicus, Nicolaus

André Goddu

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Nicolaus CopernicusIntroductionNicolaus Copernicus (b. 1473–d. 1543) was the first modern author to propose a heliocentric theory of the universe. Fro...

Cornaro, Caterina

Holly Hurlburt

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-04-26

Caterina CornaroIntroductionBorn into the Venetian patriciate class, Caterina Cornaro (also Corner, b. 1454–d. 1510), ruled the island of Cyprus as it...

Costume

Susan Mosher Stuard

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Costume Introduction Costume is a relatively new field of study, and its literature is interdisciplinary. Currently, the field draws from lite...

Council of Trent

Frederick McGinness

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Council of TrentIntroductionComprised of three major meeting periods between 1545 and 1563, the Council of Trent marks a turning point in the history ...

Crime and Punishment

Trevor Dean

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Crime and Punishment Introduction The study of crime and criminal justice has been one of the most lively areas of the historiography of late ...

Croatia

Nataša Štefanec

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Croatia Introduction Croatian early modern territory (c. 1520–c. 1800) was a collage of lands under numerous jurisdictions. The Croatian-Slavo...

Cromwell, Oliver

Sarah Covington

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Oliver Cromwell Introduction More than any other figure of 17th-century England, Oliver Cromwell (1599–1658) leaves behind a complex and debate...

Cruz, Juana de la, Mother

Jessica A. Boon

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Mother Juana de la CruzIntroductionJuana de la Cruz (b. 1481–d. 1534), born Juana Vázquez Gutiérrez in the village of Azaña (now Numancia) near Toledo...

Cruz, Juana Inés de la, Sor

Emilie Bergmann

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-06-27

Sor Juana Inés de la CruzIntroductionCelebrated in her own time as the “Tenth Muse” and, in the 20th century, as “first feminist” of the Americas, Sor...

d'Aragona, Tullia

Julia L. Hairston

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-04-28

Tullia D’aragonaIntroductionTullia d’Aragona (b. 1501/5–d. 1556) was an Italian Renaissance courtesan and woman of letters who experimented in diverse...

d’Este, Isabella

Deanna Shemek

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

Isabella d’EsteIntroductionIsabella d’Este (b. 1474–d. 1539) was the eldest child of Ercole I d’Este (b. 1431–d. 1505), second duke of Ferrara, and Du...

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