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Locke, John

Benjamin Hill

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

John LockeIntroductionJohn Locke (b. 29 August 1632–d. 28 October 1704) was one of the giants of the “age of genius.” His contributions to epistemolog...

London

Claire Schen

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

LondonIntroductionThe city of London began as a Roman settlement along the River Thames and grew into Europe’s first urban area of a million inhabitan...

Lorenzo Ghiberti

Amy R. Bloch

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2021-04-21

Lorenzo GhibertiIntroductionBorn in, or just outside, Florence c. 1380, Lorenzo Ghiberti probably trained in the shop of a goldsmith. He established h...

Louis XIII, King of France

Eric Nelson

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Louis XIII, King of FranceIntroductionLouis XIII has received considerably less scholarly attention, especially in English, than either his father, He...

Louis XIV, King of France

Darryl Dee

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Louis XIV, King of France Introduction Louis XIV (b. 1638–d. 1715) was the longest reigning king in French history. His seventy-two years on t...

Lucas Cranach the Elder

Bonnie Noble

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2020-07-29

Lucas Cranach The ElderIntroductionLucas Cranach the Elder, painter, printmaker, politician, and confidante of the Electors of Saxony, is famously cre...

Lucretius Renaissance Thought

Ada Palmer

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2019-10-30

Lucretius Renaissance ThoughtIntroductionEven before its celebrated rediscovery by Poggio Bracciolini in 1417, Lucretius’s didactic Epicurean epic De ...

Luther, Martin

Hans Hillerbrand, Wladyslaw Roczniak

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Martin Luther Introduction There is no arguing the centrality of Martin Luther (b. 1483–d. 1546) to the story of the Reformation. Though othe...

Lyric Poetry

William J. Kennedy

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Lyric Poetry Introduction Over the past two decades, critical emphases on social, cultural, and political topics in literary studies have great...

Machiavelli, Niccolo

Christopher Lynch

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Niccolo MachiavelliIntroductionAs he suggests in a justly famous letter written to a friend in 1513, Niccolò Machiavelli (b. 1469–d. 1527) lived most ...

Macinghi Strozzi, Alessandra

Judith Bryce

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Alessandra Macinghi StrozziIntroductionAlessandra Strozzi (née Macinghi) (Florence, c. 1406–1471), the widow of a member of the Florentine mercantile ...

Malatesta, Sigismondo

Anthony D'Elia

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-05-26

Sigismondo MalatestaIntroductionSigismondo Malatesta (1417–1468), the Lord of Rimini, was renowned in the Renaissance as a brilliant condottiere, who ...

Manetti, Giannozzo

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Giannozzo ManettiIntroductionGiannozzo Manetti (b. 1396–d. 1459) was a man in whom the currents of his time flowed together—an intellectual who partic...

Mannerism

Anne H. Muraoka

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

MannerismIntroductionMannerism or maniera is a name given to a style and period in 16th-century Italian art, chronologically positioned between the Hi...

Mantovano (Battista Spagnoli), Battista

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-11-28

Battista Mantovano (Battista Spagnoli)IntroductionBattista Mantovano (b. 1477–d. 1516, Battista Spagnoli, also spelled Sgagnuoli and often referred to...

Manuel Chrysoloras

Christopher Hobbs

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Manuel ChrysolorasIntroductionManuel Chrysoloras (b. c. 1350–d. 1415) was a Byzantine diplomat and influential teacher of early Italian humanists. Leo...

Manuzio, Aldo

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Aldo Manuzio (Aldus Manutius)IntroductionAldo Manuzio (b. c. 1450–d. 1515) was famous in his own day as one of a group of great scholar-printers, and ...

Marinella, Lucrezia

Maria Galli Stampino

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Lucrezia MarinellaIntroductionLucrezia Marinella (b. 1571–d. 1653) was a widely known author in Venice and throughout Italy in the late 16th and early...

Marlowe, Christopher

David Bevington

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Christopher Marlowe Introduction Christopher Marlowe remains a fascinating subject for critical study. His short life of twenty-nine years (b...

Marriage and Dowry

Alexander Cowan

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Marriage and Dowries Introduction The history of marriage is inseparable from the history of the family as an institution and from the histo...

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