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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 ...

Margaret Fell Fox

Catie Gill

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2021-09-22

Margaret Fell FoxIntroductionMargaret Fell (nee Askew, b. 1614– d. 1702), Quaker leader, was born in 1614 in Furness, Lancashire (now Cumbria). Her fa...

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...

Mary Stuart (Mary, Queen of Scots)

Amy Blakeway

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-04-26

Mary Stuart (Mary, Queen of Scots)IntroductionMary, Queen of Scots, remains one of the most contested figures of the early modern era. Born in Decembe...

Mary Tudor, Queen of England

John Edwards

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Mary Tudor, Queen of EnglandIntroductionEver since she died in London on 17 November 1558, Queen Mary I has had an afterlife in the shadow of her half...

Masculinity

Gerry Milligan

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Masculinity Introduction The question of masculinity lies at the heart of masterpieces of Renaissance art, philosophy, and literature. Proscri...

Medici Family, The

Stella Fletcher

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

The Medici Family Introduction Members of the Medici family were arguably the most-conspicuous social climbers of the Renaissance period. In t...

Medici, Catherine de'

Katherine Crawford

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Catherine De’ Medici Introduction Catherine de’ Medici, wife of Henri II (r. 1547–1559) and mother of François II, Charles IX, and Henri III, ...

Medici, Cosimo il Vecchio de'

Stella Fletcher

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Cosimo II Vecchio De’ Medici Introduction The reputation of Cosimo de’ Medici (b. 1389–d. 1464) is that of the head of a successful business e...

Medici, Lorenzo de'

Stella Fletcher

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Lorenzo de’ Medici Introduction Following his grandfather Cosimo (b. 1389–d. 1464) and father Piero (b. 1416–d. 1469), Lorenzo (b. 1449–d. ...

Medicine

Alisha Rankin

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Medicine Introduction Medicine in Renaissance and Reformation Europe was a study in both continuity and change. Overall, the medical landscape...

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