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Naples, 1300–1700

Ronald G. Musto

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2020-09-24

Naples, 1300–1700IntroductionThe history of Naples and its kingdom (Regno) during these four centuries is one of constant change, foreign influence, a...

Navarre, Marguerite de

Catharine Randall

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Marguerite De Navarre Introduction The highly cultured, erudite, and learned Marguerite de Navarre (1492–1549) was the daughter of Charles d’An...

Netherlandish Art, Early

Elliott D. Wise, Bret Rothstein

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Early Netherlandish ArtIntroductionThe term “early Netherlandish art” here refers to objects produced, and to a considerable extent consumed, between ...

Netherlands (Dutch Revolt/ Dutch Republic), The

Henk van Nierop

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

The Netherlands (Dutch Revolt/ Dutch Republic)IntroductionBy the middle of the 16th century the Netherlands consisted of some twenty principalities an...

Netherlands, Spanish, 1598-1700, the

Luc Duerloo, Guido Marnef

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

The Spanish Netherlands, 1598–1700 Introduction The Dutch Revolt split the Habsburg possessions in the Low Countries into two new and very dif...

Nettesheim, Agrippa von

Charles G. Nauert

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Agrippa von Nettesheim Introduction Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa von Nettesheim (b. 14 September 1486 in Cologne—d. 1535 in Grenoble) was famous...

Newton, Isaac

Stephen D. Snobelen

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2021-02-24

Isaac NewtonIntroductionIsaac Newton (b. 1642–d. 1727) played a pivotal role in the early modern Scientific Revolution through his contributions in th...

Niccoli, Niccolò

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Niccolò Niccoli Introduction Niccolò Niccoli (b. c. 1364–d. 1437) is one of the more intriguing figures of early Italian humanism. One of the ...

Nicholas of Cusa

Jasper Hopkins

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Nicholas of Cusa Introduction Nicholas of Cusa (b. 1401–d. 1464) is a transitional figure between the Middle Ages and modernity. Born in the G...

Nicolas Malebranche

Eric Stencil

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2020-03-25

Nicolas MalebrancheIntroductionNicolas Malebranche (b. 1638–d. 1715) was a Parisian-born French philosopher and Oratorian. In 1660, Malebranche entere...

Nobility

Violet Soen

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Nobility Introduction “The” nobility is a slippery fish to catch, especially for the Renaissance and Reformation era, here understood a...

Opera

Beth L. Glixon, Jonathan E. Glixon

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Opera Introduction The early decades of the 17th century saw a number of musical innovations, of which opera—that is, a play set entirely to m...

Ottoman Empire

Eric R Dursteler

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Ottoman Empire Introduction The field of Ottoman history has experienced dramatic growth since the 1980s. The traditional politically centere...

Panofsky, Erwin

David Wagner

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Erwin PanofskyIntroductionErwin Panofsky (b. 1892–d. 1968) was a German art historian who, after immigrating to the United States in 1933, became one ...

Papacy

Frederick McGinness

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

The Renaissance PapacyIntroductionA study of the papacy or the Holy See (the episcopal office of the bishop of Rome) between the years 1350 and 1650 m...

Papal Rome

Frederick McGinness

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Papal RomeIntroductionNo other city in Europe matches Rome in its traditions, history, legacies, and influence in the Western world. Rome in the Renai...

Paris

Barbara B. Diefendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

ParisIntroductionWith a population of two hundred to three hundred thousand people, Paris was the largest city in northern Europe during the 16th cent...

Parr, Katherine

Susan E. James

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Katherine ParrIntroductionOnce characterized as the marginally memorable sixth wife of Henry VIII, Katherine (Kateryn, Catherine) Parr (b. 1512–d. 154...

Patronage of the Arts

Sally Hickson

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Patronage of the ArtsIntroductionEver since Georgio Vasari’s Lives of the Artists (1550, revised and enlarged 1568), the study of Renaissance art has ...

Perotti, Niccolò

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-05-24

Niccolò PerottiIntroductionBorn in Sassoferrato, a small town in the Marches, in 1430, Niccolò Perotti (b. 1429–d. 1480) studied with Vittorino da Fel...

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