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Skepticism

William M. Hamlin, Gianni Paganini

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-11-29

SkepticismIntroductionBoth in Greco-Roman antiquity and in early-modern Europe, philosophical skepticism manifested itself in two basic forms. Pyrrhon...

Spain

Hilaire Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Spain Introduction The Spanish Renaissance is more typically referred to as the Siglo de Oro, or Golden Age, although the potential political ...

Spanish Inquisition

Sara Nalle

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Spanish InquisitionIntroductionSince its papal authorization in 1478, the Spanish Inquisition has been controversial. A religious court established at...

Spanish Islam, 1350-1614

Benjamin Ehlers

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

Spanish Islam, 1350–1614IntroductionBy 1350 Christian kings had reconquered most of the territory that would eventually become Spain from Muslim rule,...

Spenser, Edmund

Kathryn Walls, Victoria Coldham-Fussell

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-11-29

Edmund SpenserIntroductionThe poetry of Edmund Spenser (b. c. 1552–d. 1599) was canonical in Spenser’s own lifetime, and it has generated critical and...

Spinoza, Baruch

Matthew Kisner

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-11-28

Baruch SpinozaIntroductionIn the history of philosophy, Baruch (later Benedict) Spinoza (b. 1632–d. 1677) is best known as one of the great rationalis...

Stampa, Gaspara

Paola Ugolini

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Gaspara StampaIntroductionGaspara Stampa (b. c. 1523–d. 1554) was born in Padua to Bartolomeo, a wealthy jewel merchant, and his wife, Cecilia. From a...

Stuart, Elizabeth, Queen of Bohemia

Nadine Akkerman

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-11-29

Elizabeth Stuart Queen of BohemiaIntroductionWhen Elizabeth Stuart died in 1662, having returned to England the previous year after forty years of exi...

Switzerland

Randolph C. Head, David Y. Neufeld

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

SwitzerlandIntroductionThe Swiss Confederacy was a product of the late 14th and 15th centuries that occupied an increasingly anomalous place within th...

Tarabotti, Arcangela

Meredith K. Ray

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

Arcangela TarabottiIntroductionVenetian nun Arcangela Tarabotti (b. 1604–d. 1652; born Elena Cassandra Tarabotti), was the author of at least seven wo...

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...

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