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Kepler, Johannes

Sheila J. Rabin

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Johannes KeplerIntroductionThe mathematician and astronomer Johannes Kepler (b. 1571–d. 1630) was a leading figure in what is commonly regarded as the...

King of France, Francis I

Robert Knecht

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Francis IIntroductionFrancis I, king of France from 1515 to 1547, has not always been treated by posterity with the seriousness he deserves. The Frenc...

King of France, Henri IV

Eric Nelson

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Henri IV Introduction Since his death in 1610, interpreters of Henri IV have reinvented him on numerous occasions. Early chroniclers of his rei...

Knox, John

Steven J. Reid

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

John KnoxIntroductionAlthough historians are sharply divided over the exact extent and nature of his leadership of the early Scottish Protestant Kirk,...

Kristeller, Paul Oskar

Rocco Rubini

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-09-29

Paul Oskar Kristeller Introduction Paul Oskar Kristeller (b. 1905–d. 1999) was a German-Jewish historian of philosophy and one of the most inf...

Labé, Louise

Kirk D. Read

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Louise LabéIntroductionLouise Labé (c. b. 1522–d. 1566) is the most well-known and celebrated woman writer of non-noble birth from the French Renaissa...

Landino, Cristoforo

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Cristoforo LandinoIntroductionCristoforo Landino (b. 1424–d. 1498) is one of the more complicated figures among the Italian Renaissance humanists. He ...

Landscape

Nils Büttner

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Landscape Introduction This article concentrates primarily on landscape art and the visual depiction of natural scenery. It took a long time b...

Last Wills and Testaments

Samuel Kline Cohn

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Last Wills and Testaments Introduction The testament has been an essential source for the study of the late Middle Ages and early modern peri...

Laura Cereta

Aileen A. Feng

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Laura CeretaIntroductionThe neo-Latin humanist Laura Cereta (Cereto, Cereti, b. 1469–d. 1499) is considered one of the earliest proto-feminist voices ...

Law

Thomas Kuehn

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

LawIntroductionThe period between the mid-14th and the mid-17th centuries saw the consolidation of both major European legal traditions. One was based...

Lay Piety

Kathryn A. Edwards

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Lay Piety ...

Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm

Lloyd Strickland

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Gottfried Wilhelm LeibnizIntroductionGottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (b. 1646–d. 1716) was a universal genius, making original contributions to law, mathema...

Leo X

Nelson H. Minnich

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Leo XIntroductionThe reign of Pope Leo X (Giovanni Damaso Romolo de’ Medici, b. 1475–d. 1521, pope 1512–1521) was conspicuously important for two main...

Leonardo da Vinci

Claire Farago, Matthew Landrus

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Leonardo da Vinci Introduction Leonardo da Vinci was born in Anchiano, near Vinci, on 15 April 1452, and died in Amboise, near Tours, on 2 May...

Leoni, Leone and Pompeo

Kelley Helmstutler Di Dio

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Leone and Pompeo LeoniIntroductionLeone Leoni (b. 1509, Arezzo–d. 22 July 1590, Milan) was a bronze and marble sculptor and medalist of the late Itali...

Leto, Giulio Pomponio

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Giulio Pomponio LetoIntroductionGiulio Pomponio Leto (b. 1428–d. 1498) is one of the more difficult of the Italian humanists to appreciate. Largely be...

Letter Writing and Epistolary Culture

Deanna Shemek

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Letter Writing and Epistolary Culture Introduction Early modern letter writing spanned literary and nonliterary, public and private, elite and...

Libraries

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Libraries Introduction History records famous libraries as far back as those of Ashurbanipal (in 7th-century bce Assyria) and Alexandria, and ...

Literary Criticism

William M. Russell

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-10-28

Literary CriticismIntroductionA product of the revival of classical Greek and Roman culture known as humanism, Renaissance literary criticism took roo...

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