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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...

Literature, French

Andrea Frisch

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

French Literature Introduction The French Renaissance, which in literary studies is more or less taken to span the 16th century, is considere...

Literature, Italian

Monica Calabritto

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-11-25

Italian Literature Introduction Since Jacob Burckhardt’s pioneering work Die Kultur der Renaissance in Italien (1860) Italy and Italian politi...

Literature, Late Medieval German

Albrecht Classen

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Late Medieval German LiteratureIntroductionDespite many lines of traditions running through the late Middle Ages, 15th- and 16th-century German writer...

Literature, Penitential

Robert A. Maryks

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-03-10

Penitential Literature Introduction Penitential literature is a corpus of works by Christian authors dealing with penance (from Lat. poena: re...

Literature, Spanish

Hilaire Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Spanish Literature Introduction The Renaissance came later to Spain than to any other European country, which led to a certain sense of “bela...

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