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Greek Visitors

Jonathan Harris

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-09-29

Greek Visitors Introduction During the 14th and 15th centuries, while Italy enjoyed prosperity and cultural ascendancy, the Greek-speaking lan...

Guarino da Verona

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Guarino da VeronaIntroductionGuarino da Verona (b. 1374–d. 1460, also known as Guarino Guarini) is one of the better known of the early Italian humani...

Guicciardini, Francesco

Stella Fletcher

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Francesco GuicciardiniIntroductionFrancesco Guicciardini (b. 1483–d. 1540) was a Florentine patrician and papal administrator who wrote numerous works...

Guilds and Manufacturing

Andrea Caracausi

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

Guilds and ManufacturingIntroductionGuilds were one of the most important and widespread associations that organized trade and manufactures from the M...

Hamburg, 1350–1815

Frank Hatje

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2020-05-27

Hamburg, 1350–1815IntroductionOriginally, Hamburg was a borough around the cathedral of the archbishops of Hamburg-Bremen and a mercantile port city f...

Hanseatic League

Alexander Cowan

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Hanseatic League Introduction The Hanseatic League (or Hansa), the collective association of ports along the southern Baltic and North Sea c...

Henry VII

Stella Fletcher

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Henry VIIIntroductionOn his father’s side Henry VII (1457–1509), king of England and lord of Ireland, was a great-grandson of Charles VI of France. On...

Henry VIII, King of England

Sarah Covington

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-09-29

Henry VIII, King of England Introduction Henry VIII bestrode his era with the kind of imposing confidence that he projected in his famous wide...

Herbert, George

Cristina Malcolmson

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-11-30

George Herbert Introduction For George Herbert (b. 1593–d. 1633), the Renaissance and Reformation coincided in his career, but they were frequ...

Hispanic Mysticism

Hilaire Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Hispanic Mysticism Introduction For some time now, the “canon” of Spanish mysticism has been expanding. No longer is our picture of this sp...

Historiography

Ann Moyer

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Historiography Introduction History was one of the main disciplines identified with the humanist movement; Renaissance humanists wrote many wo...

Hobbes, Thomas

Jeffrey Collins

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-08-23

Thomas HobbesIntroductionIt is indicative of the immense influence of Thomas Hobbes that he has spawned three separate bibliographies in the Oxford bi...

Homes, Foundling

Nicholas Terpstra

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Foundling Homes Introduction Institutional foundling homes first emerged in late-14th-century Italy as distinct charitable initiatives of civi...

Huguenots

David van der Linden

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-08-23

HuguenotsIntroductionThe Huguenots were French Reformed Protestants who followed the teachings of John Calvin. The term Huguenots was first coined as ...

Humanism

Paul Grendler

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

HumanismIntroductionHumanism was the major intellectual movement of the Renaissance. In the opinion of the majority of scholars, it began in late-14th...

Humanism, The Origins of

Ronald G. Witt

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

The Origins of Humanism Introduction Italian humanism began in the northern third of the Italian peninsula, which constituted the southern kin...

Hundred Years War, The

Clifford J. Rogers

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

The Hundred Years War Introduction “The Hundred Years War” is a term invented in the 18th century and popularized by Chrysanthe-Ovide Des M...

Hungary, The Kingdom of

Szabolcs Varga

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

The Kingdom of Hungary Introduction The age of the Renaissance and the Reformation brought significant changes in the history of the Kingdom of...

Hus, Jan

Craig D. Atwood

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Jan HusIntroductionJan Hus is the most famous leader of the Czech Reformation of the 15th century and one of the most prominent figures executed as a ...

Hutchinson, Lucy

David Norbrook

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-10-27

Lucy HutchinsonIntroductionLucy Hutchinson (b. 1620–d. 1681) is best known as the author of Memoirs of the Life of Colonel Hutchinson, a classic biogr...

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