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Polish Literature: Baroque

Barry Keane

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2019-06-26

Polish Literature: BaroqueIntroductionEmerging out of the Jesuit-led Counter-Reformation, the first manifestations of the Polish baroque, in terms of ...

Polish Literature: Renaissance

Barry Keane

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-11-29

Polish Literature: RenaissanceIntroductionIt is speculated that Poland’s earliest connections with European humanism came through scholarly and diplom...

Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, The

Wladyslaw Roczniak

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth Introduction The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth—also called the Commonwealth of Both Nations, Poland-Lithuania,...

Political Thought

Mark Jurdjevic

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Political Thought Introduction Early modern European political thought is notable for its considerable variety and complexity. The broad range...

Poliziano, Angelo

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Angelo PolizianoIntroductionAngelo Ambrogini (b. 1454–d. 1494), called Poliziano after his home town (Lat. Mons Politianus, Ital. Montepulciano), was ...

Pontano, Giovanni Giovano

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Giovanni Giovano PontanoIntroductionStatesman, scholar, and poet, Giovanni Giovano Pontano (b. 1426–d. 1503) is one of the shining lights of the Itali...

Pope Nicholas V

Stella Fletcher

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2020-03-25

Pope Nicholas VIntroductionTommaso Parentucelli (b. 1397–d. 1455) was born in Sarzana, on the cusp of Genoese and Florentine spheres of influence, edu...

Portraiture

C. Jean Campbell

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Portraiture Introduction In many ways the topic of portraiture seems natural to the Renaissance and Reformation, especially when the Renaissan...

Portugal

Rita Costa-Gomes

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Portugal Introduction Resulting from the Iberian Reconquest, the kingdom of Portugal has maintained its independence since the 12th century, e...

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...

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