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Tasso Torquato

Christopher Geekie

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2020-06-24

Tasso TorquatoIntroductionTorquato Tasso (b. 1544–d. 1595) is best known today for his narrative poem Gerusalemme liberata (1581), often considered th...

Tell, William

Marc H. Lerner

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2020-10-28

William TellIntroductionWilliam Tell (Wilhelm, Guillaume) is the name of a legendary Swiss hero from Canton Uri in the present-day Swiss Confederation...

Teresa of Avila

Elizabeth T. Howe

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-07-27

Teresa of AvilaIntroductionTeresa of Avila (b. 1515–d. 1582), also known as Santa Teresa de Jesús, is arguably the foremost woman writer of 16th-centu...

Textiles: 1400 to 1700

Katherine Anne Wilson

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Textiles: 1400 to 1700IntroductionThe global production, use, and circulation of textiles were of great economic and cultural importance throughout th...

The Radical Reformation

Wladyslaw Roczniak

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

The Radical Reformation Introduction The reformation of the 16th century challenged the core of traditional Christian theological concepts. Wit...

The Sack of Rome (1527)

Jessica Goethals

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2019-02-27

The Sack of Rome (1527)IntroductionOn 6 May 1527 the Spanish, German, and Italian troops of Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor and King of Spain, sacked Re...

Thirty Years War, The

Wladyslaw Roczniak

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

The Thirty Years War Introduction The Thirty Years War, a multifaceted and multinational political and military conflict that raged over centra...

Titian

Tom Nichols, Rose Z. King

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

TitianIntroductionTitian (Tiziano Vecellio, b. c. 1488–d. 1576) was born in the remote mountain village of Pieve di Cadore but worked in Venice. He qu...

Toleration

Jesse Spohnholz

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

TolerationIntroductionThe history of religious toleration has long been dominated by Whiggish historiography, which focuses on identifying the origins...

Tornabuoni, Lucrezia

Gerry Milligan

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Lucrezia Tornabuoni Introduction In Florence, a city where there was no princely court to provide titles of authority to women and at a time w...

Trade Networks

Francesco Guidi Bruscoli

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Trade Networks Introduction The discovery of America and, more broadly, the European expansion to other continents are the major events charac...

Tragedy, English

Garrett Sullivan

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

English Tragedy Introduction The English Renaissance produced some of the major tragic works in Western literature. While most readers associa...

Translation

Aysha Pollnitz

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-05-29

Translation Introduction In the early years of the 15th century, Renaissance humanists insisted that the capacity to translate texts from Gree...

Transylvania, The Principality of

Teréz Oborni

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

The Principality of Transylvania Introduction The state called the Principality of Transylvania was formed in the eastern part of the medieval...

Traversari, Ambrogio

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-08-23

Ambrogio TraversariIntroductionAmbrogio Traversari (b. 1386–d. 1439), a Camaldolese monk, represents the Christian strain in Florentine humanism at th...

Universities

Paul Grendler

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Universities Introduction Princes and towns valued universities so highly that they founded more universities during the Renaissance than e...

Urbanism

Fabrizio Nevola

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-11-29

UrbanismIntroductionThe study and practice of urbanism broadly encompass town planning and urban improvement, often a technical activity overseen by p...

Ursulines

Querciolo Mazzonis

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Ursulines Introduction The Ursulines’ history began in 1535 in Brescia (in northern Italy), when Angela Merici established the Company of St. ...

Valeriano, Pierio

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Pierio ValerianoIntroductionAmong his humanist peers, Pierio Valeriano (b. 1477–d. 1558) stands out for the range and scope of his accomplishments. He...

Valla, Lorenzo

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Lorenzo VallaIntroductionLorenzo Valla (b. 1407–d. 1457) was the great provocateur among the early Italian humanists, a dazzlingly original intellectu...

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