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Fonte, Moderata

Suzanne Magnanini

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2019-02-27

Moderata FonteIntroductionModerata Fonte was the pseudonym of Modesta Pozzo (b. 1555–d. 1592), a gifted poet and proto-feminist who championed equal a...

Foscari, Francesco

Dennis Romano

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-03-10

Francesco FoscariIntroductionFrancesco Foscari (b. 1373–d. 1457) was one of the most controversial doges in the Venetian Republic’s long history. Cons...

France in the 16th Century

Barbara B. Diefendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

France in the 16th CenturyIntroductionTraditionally envisioned as the dawning of a new age characterized by the rebirth of classical learning and the ...

France in the 17th Century

Darryl Dee

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-11-30

France in the 17th Century Introduction The 17th century occupies a pivotal place in the history of France between the turbulence of the Wars ...

Francis Xavier, St

Robert Scully

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

St. Francis XavierIntroductionSt. Francis Xavier (Francisco de Jasso y Javier) (b. 1506–d. 1552) was one of the most influential missionaries in the h...

French Law and Justice

Michael P. Breen

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-10-25

French Law and JusticeIntroductionLaw and justice were fundamental to the ideology of royal authority and practices of governance in Early Modern Fran...

French Renaissance Drama

Michael Meere

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-06-27

French Renaissance DramaIntroductionThe Renaissance was one of the most exciting periods for French drama written and performed in the Kingdom of Fran...

Fugger Family

Mark Häberlein

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

Fugger FamilyIntroductionFrom the late 15th to the early 17th centuries, the Fuggers of Augsburg were among the leading merchant-bankers of Europe. As...

Galilei, Galileo

Ian S. Glass

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Galileo GalileiIntroductionGalileo Galilei (b. c. 15 February 1564–d. 8 January 1642) or Galileo, as he is usually referred to, is often regarded as t...

Gallicanism

Jotham Parsons

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2020-06-24

GallicanismIntroduction“Gallicanism” is a 19th-century term used to refer to a range of ecclesiological and political theories extending from the High...

Gambara, Veronica

Molly M. Martin

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-01-21

Veronica GambaraIntroductionVeronica Gambara (b. 1485–d. 1550) maintained a celebrated presence on the Italian literary landscape as a lyric poet thro...

Garin, Eugenio

Rocco Rubini

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

Eugenio GarinIntroductionEugenio Garin (b. 1909–d. 2004) was an Italian philosopher, intellectual historian, and one of the foremost Renaissance schol...

General Church Councils, Pre-Trent

Nelson H. Minnich

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

General Church Councils, Pre-TrentIntroductionDuring the 15th and 16th centuries, the Catholic Church celebrated more general councils than during any...

Geneva (1400-1600)

Mathieu Caesar

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-05-24

Geneva (1400–1600)IntroductionThe settlement of human societies on the shore of Lake Geneva, at the mouth of the river Rhône, dates back to prehistori...

George Buchanan

Steven J. Reid

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2020-08-26

George BuchananIntroductionAlthough his name is now virtually unknown beyond academia, George Buchanan (b. 1506–d. 1582) was one of the foremost human...

George of Trebizond

John Monfasani

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2019-02-27

George of TrebizondIntroductionGeorge of Trebizond (born in Crete, very probably in Candia [modern Heraklion], 4/5 April 1396; died, Rome, after 28 No...

Georges de La Tour

Dalia Judovitz

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2020-09-24

Georges de La TourIntroductionGeorges de La Tour’s (b. 1593–d. 1652) artistic contributions were largely ignored by posterity until his “rediscovery” ...

Ghetto

Benjamin Ravid

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Ghetto Introduction From the beginning of their residence in medieval Christian Europe, Jews usually tended to dwell in proximity to each othe...

Giambologna

Michael Cole

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

GiambolognaIntroductionBefore the 1970s, Giambologna (a.k.a. Giovanni da Bologna) was of interest to a relatively small circle of scholars. Several of...

Ginés de Sepúlveda, Juan

Luna Nájera

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

Juan Ginés de SepúlvedaIntroductionBorn in Los Pedroches, Cordoba, into a family of Old Christians with humble origins (possibly tanners), Juan Ginés ...

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