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Vernacular Languages and Dialects

Ann Moyer

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Vernacular Languages and Dialects Introduction Written vernaculars increased enormously in use during the Renaissance. They also became objects...

Vida, Marco Girolamo

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-11-28

Marco Girolamo VidaIntroductionMarco Girolamo Vida (b. c. 1485–d. 1566) was one of the best-known poets of his day as well as a bishop who was active ...

Virgil in Renaissance Thought

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-11-25

Virgil in Renaissance Thought Introduction As one of the key canonical authors in Latin literature, Virgil came to occupy an important place i...

Visitors, Italian

Stella Fletcher

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Italian Visitors Introduction It is impossible to know how many non-Italians paid visits to Italy between the 14th and the 17th century or how ...

Vives, Juan Luis

Charles Fantazzi, Enrique González González, Víctor Gutiérrez Rodríguez

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Juan Luis VivesIntroductionJuan Luis Vives (or Joan Lluís Vives in Catalan) was born into a Jewish converso family in Valencia in 1493, according to s...

Walter Ralegh

Joyce Lorimer

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2020-05-27

Walter RaleghIntroductionSir Walter Ralegh (this is how he spelled his name) (b. 1552–d. 1618) possessed an innate capacity to draw attention to himse...

War and Economy, 1300-1600

William Caferro

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

War and Economy, 1300–1600 Introduction The effect of warfare on the European economy (1300–1600) is a complex topic for which there remains...

Ward, Mary

Victoria Mondelli

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Mary Ward Introduction Mary Ward (b. 1585–d. 1645), founder of the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary [IBVM], one of the first institutions ...

Warfare and Military Organizations

Clifford J. Rogers

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Warfare and Military Organizations Introduction Throughout the period c. 1350–1650, warfare was endemic in European society, and most rulers ...

Weyden, Rogier van der

Mitzi Kirkland-Ives

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-05-26

Rogier van der WeydenIntroductionWhile Rogier van der Weyden (b. 1399/1400–d. 1464) was famed as one of the most skilled artists in Europe in his own ...

Widowhood

Ann Crabb

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Widowhood Introduction The history of widows is part of the history of women. It was also a distinctive phase of female experience in the Rena...

Witch Hunt

Gary K. Waite, Karim Baccouche, Cheryl Petreman

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Witch HuntIntroductionThe subject of witch persecution in the late medieval and Early Modern periods has grown greatly since the advent of social hist...

Wolsey, Thomas, Cardinal

Stella Fletcher

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Cardinal Thomas WolseyIntroductionThomas Wolsey (b. 1470/1–d. 1530) was the English Renaissance cardinal par excellence: archbishop of York, lord chan...

Women and Learning

Margaret L. King

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Women and LearningIntroductionIn 1977, Renaissance scholar and pioneering feminist Joan Kelly posed the disturbing question: Did women have a Renaissa...

Women and Medicine

Mary E. Fissell

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Women and Medicine Introduction Women played substantial roles as healers in Renaissance and Reformation Europe, as well as experiencing ill h...

Women and Science

Alix Cooper

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Women and Science ...

Women and the Book Trade

Helen Smith

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Women and the Book TradeIntroductionInterest in women’s work in the Renaissance and Reformation book trades has been stimulated by the maturation of t...

Women and the Reformation

Tryntje Helfferich

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2020-09-24

Women and the ReformationIntroductionThe historiography of the Reformation era, roughly 1517–1650, was long dominated by scholarship that focused on t...

Women and the Visual Arts

Jacqueline Marie Musacchio

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Women and the Visual Arts Introduction The relationship between women and art in the Renaissance and Reformation across Europe is still a relat...

Women and Work: Fourteenth to Seventeenth Centuries

Janine Lanza

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2019-05-29

Women and Work: Fourteenth to Seventeenth CenturiesIntroductionIn Europe in the Early Modern period, women worked an enormous range of jobs and profes...

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