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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...

Persecution and Martyrdom

Sarah Covington

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Persecution and Martyrdom Introduction The fragmentation of western Christianity in the wake of the reformation ended the monolithic power of t...

Peter the Great, Tsar of Russia

Carol B. Stevens

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Peter the Great, Tsar of RussiaIntroductionThe reign of Peter I of Russia (between the years 1682 and 1689 and continuing until 1725) and its impact o...

Petrarch

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

PetrarchIntroductionPetrarch (Francesco Petrarca, b. 1304–d. 1374) occupies a unique position in Renaissance studies. While modern scholarship has sho...

Petrus Ramus and Ramism

Erland Sellberg

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2020-09-24

Petrus Ramus and RamismIntroductionPetrus Ramus was considered a controversial professor in Paris in the middle of the 16th century, and he remains so...

Philip Melanchthon

Robert A. Kolb

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2019-05-29

Philip MelanchthonIntroductionWhile a student at the Universities of Heidelberg and Tübingen, Philip Melanchthon (b. 1497–d. 1560) had won recognition...

Philips, Katherine

Gillian Wright, Jennie Challinor

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Katherine PhilipsIntroductionKatherine Philips (b. 1632–d. 1664) is one of the most important figures in English women’s literary history. She is also...

Piccolomini, Aeneas Sylvius

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Aeneas Sylvius PiccolominiIntroductionAeneas Sylvius Piccolomini (b. 1405–d. 1464) is one of the more interesting and enigmatic figures of the Italian...

Piero della Francesca

James R. Banker

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2019-10-30

Piero della FrancescaIntroductionThe reputation of the Italian Renaissance painter and mathematician Piero della Francesca (hereafter Piero) has risen...

Plague and its Consequences

Samuel Kline Cohn, Monica O'Brien

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Plague and Its ConsequencesIntroductionAlthough the character of the disease has stirred much controversy and continues to be the subject of scientifi...

Poetry, English

James P. Bednarz

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-08-26

English PoetryIntroductionThe English Renaissance, the age of William Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe, Sir Philip Sidney, Ben Jonson, John Donne, and...

Pole, Cardinal Reginald

John Edwards

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Cardinal Reginald Pole Introduction Reginald Pole was born in March 1500, the fourth child of Sir Richard Pole and Margaret Pole, niece of Kin...

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