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Poverty and Poor Relief

Wladyslaw Roczniak

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Poverty and Poor Relief Introduction Poverty and the social status associated with it have often been defined by medieval and Renaissance obse...

Prince Henry the Navigator

Ivana Elbl

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Prince Henry the NavigatorIntroduction“Henry the Navigator” is a modern sobriquet for Henrique, Infante (prince, literally “Infant” or royal child) of...

Printing and the Book

Erika Rummel, Mark Wilson, Milton Kooistra

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Printing and the Book Introduction Until the 1980s, when periodization fell out of favor among historians, the development of printing was us...

Purgatory

Kathryn A. Edwards

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Purgatory Introduction During the Renaissance and Reformations, purgatory was most commonly seen as one of three places, along with heaven or ...

Purity of Blood

Robert A. Maryks

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Purity of Blood Introduction Purity of blood (pureza [limpieza] de sangre) was an obsessive concern that originated in mid-15th-century Spain,...

Quirini, Lauro

Seth Parry

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Lauro QuiriniIntroductionLauro Quirini (b. 1420–d. 1479) was a major Venetian humanist of the mid-15th century. He was born into a patrician family an...

Rabelais, François

Bernd Renner

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

François RabelaisIntroductionFew writers in world literature have had as considerable an influence on letters and later authors or have garnered as mu...

Raphael

Jeryldene Wood

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

RaphaelIntroductionRaphael (b. 1483–d. 1520), the son of the painter, writer, and courtier Giovanni Santi, was born at Urbino but achieved his lasting...

Reformation and Hussite Revolution, Czech

Craig D. Atwood

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Czech Reformation and Hussite RevolutionIntroductionThe Czech Reformation of the 15th century has long been overshadowed by the Protestant reformation...

Reformation and Wars of Religion in France, The

Barbara B. Diefendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

The Reformation and Wars of Religion in FranceIntroductionThe 16th century began in France as a time of relative peace, prosperity, and optimism, but ...

Reformation, English

Stella Fletcher

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

English Reformation Introduction Fifteenth-century England was solidly Catholic, 17th-century England predominantly Protestant: the differe...

Reformation, German

Hans Hillerbrand, Wladyslaw Roczniak

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

German Reformation Introduction In the 16th century, “Germany” existed only as a kind of shorthand term to designate the German-speaking land...

Reformation, Italian, The

Diego Pirillo

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

The Italian Reformation Introduction Why did Renaissance Italy not accomplish a religious reformation like that which occurred in 16th-century...

Reformation, The

Hans Hillerbrand, Wladyslaw Roczniak

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

The Reformation Introduction The Reformation of the 16th century, sometimes known as “Protestant Reformation” in order to distinguish it from...

Reformations and Revolt in the Netherlands, 1500–1621

Judith Pollmann, Alastair Duke, Geert Janssen

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Reformations and Revolt in the Netherlands, 1500–1621IntroductionThe Low Countries have a special place in Reformation history, both because of the gr...

Rembrandt

Christopher Atkins

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Rembrandt Introduction The son of a miller in Leiden, Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn turned to art as a profession relatively late. While many ...

Renaissance, The

Margaret L. King

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

The RenaissanceIntroductionThe whole of the Oxford Bibliographies Renaissance and Reformation module is devoted to the period 1350–1650, one of the ma...

Reuchlin, Johann

Mark Wilson

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Johann Reuchlin Introduction Johann Reuchlin (b. 1455–d. 1522) studied Roman law and Greek in Freiburg, Paris, Basel, Orleans, and Tübingen, wh...

Revolutionary England, 1642-1702

Sarah Covington

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Revolutionary England, 1642–1702 Introduction The 17th century is one of the most important periods in England’s history, eliciting highly ...

Rhetoric

John Monfasani

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Rhetoric Introduction In various guises rhetoric, the art of persuasion, has played an important role in Western education and culture since A...

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