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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...

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...