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Ebreo, Leone

James William Nelson Novoa

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

Leone EbreoIntroductionLeone Ebreo, as he came to be known in Italy, was born Yehudah Abarbanel or Abravanel, it is believed, around 1460, and in Lisb...

Edward IV, King of England

Stella Fletcher

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2020-04-22

Edward IV, King of EnglandIntroductionRichard, duke of York, made a serious challenge for the throne of England during the reign of the ineffectual La...

El Greco

Laura R. Bass, Tanya J. Tiffany

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

El Greco Introduction Domenikos Theotokopoulos (c. 1541–1614), known as El Greco, was born on the Greek island of Crete, but he is most renown...

Elizabeth I, the Great, Queen of England

Sarah Covington

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Elizabeth I Introduction The historiographic house of Gloriana is an enormous edifice of many rooms and wings—even if its foundations have be...

Emperor, Maximilian I

Paula Fichtner

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Emperor Maximilian I Introduction Ambitious and imaginative to a fault, Maximilian I (1459–1519) was the son of German Emperor Frederick III an...

England, 1485-1642

Sarah Covington

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

England, 1485–1642 Introduction The scholarship on Tudor and Stuart England constitutes a parallel universe in its own right, with its ...

English Overseas Empire

L. H. Roper

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2021-07-28

English Overseas EmpireIntroductionThe English (after the Union of England, Scotland, and Wales in 1707, the British) Overseas Empire famously encompa...

English Puritans, Dissenters, Quakers, and Recusants

Sarah Covington

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

English Puritans, Quakers, Dissenters, Recusants Introduction The Elizabethan Settlement of 1559 formally reestablished the Church of England ...

Environment and the Natural World

Alix Cooper

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Environment and the Natural World Introduction Over the course of the early modern period, Europeans came to look at, engage with, and even tr...

Epic and Romance

Dennis Looney

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Epic and Romance Introduction Epic and romance are distinct literary genres that poets combine in some of the most effective narrative poems of...

Erasmus

Erika Rummel, Mark Wilson

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Erasmus Introduction Desiderius Erasmus was the leading Northern humanist in the 16th century. Born circa 1466 as the illegitimate son of a p...

Europe and the Globe, 1350–1700

Julie Berger Hochstrasser, Marsely Kehoe

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-05-26

Europe and the Globe, 1350–1700IntroductionArtistic exchanges across geographical and cultural distances have registered in the arts from time immemor...

European Tapestries

Lorraine Karafel

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2021-07-28

European TapestriesIntroductionTapestry, the most costly and coveted art form in Renaissance and Baroque Europe, has long fascinated scholars. In the ...

Family and Childhood

Margaret L. King

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Family and ChildhoodIntroductionScholars largely neglected the history of the family until after World War II, when they began to employ theoretical p...

Fedele, Cassandra

Diana Robin

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-11-28

Cassandra FedeleIntroductionCassandra Fedele (b. 1465–d. 1558) was the most renowned female scholar of Latin and Greek in Europe by 1500. On her death...

Federico Barocci

Ian Verstegen

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2020-04-22

Federico BarocciIntroductionFederico Barocci (b. c. 1532–d. 1612) was the most famous and well-paid Italian artist of the later 16th and early 17th ce...

Ferrara and the Este

Dennis Looney

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Ferrara and the EsteIntroductionThe history of Ferrara in the Renaissance is inextricably bound up with the history of the Este dynasty, the aristocra...

Ficino, Marsilio

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Marsilio FicinoIntroductionMarsilio Ficino (b. 1433–d. 1499) is probably best known today for his translation of the works of Plato, which gave decisi...

Filelfo, Francesco

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Francesco FilelfoIntroductionOf all the major humanists of the Italian Renaissance, Francesco Filelfo (b. 1398–d. 1481) probably has the worst reputat...

Florence

Sharon Strocchia

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Florence Introduction Florence has long been considered the epicenter of the Italian Renaissance because of the early and conspicuous developm...

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