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Mirandola, Giovanni Pico della

M.V. Dougherty

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Giovanni Pico della MirandolaIntroductionThe Renaissance philosopher Giovanni Pico della Mirandola (b. 1463–d. 1494) is best known today for his Orati...

Mission

Luke Clossey

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

MissionIntroductionThe Christian mission in the Renaissance period (1350–1650) witnessed the completion of the nominal Christianization of Europe and ...

Monarchy in Renaissance and Reformation Europe, Female

E. William Monter

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Female Monarchy in Renaissance and Reformation Europe Introduction Between 1362 and 1654, eighteen women claimed official sovereignty over thi...

Montaigne, Michel de

George Hoffmann

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Michel de MontaigneIntroductionNo other early modern European author except Shakespeare has attracted so much scholarship or lent himself or herself t...

More, Thomas

Eugenio M. Olivares-Merino

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

Thomas MoreIntroductionThomas More is one of the most important figures of the English Renaissance. Scholar, statesman, lawyer, author, family man, an...

Morone, Cardinal Giovanni

Charles R. Keenan

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Cardinal Giovanni MoroneIntroductionPerhaps more than that of any other individual, the life of Giovanni Morone (b. 1509–d. 1580) epitomizes the compl...

Music

Ann Moyer

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Music Introduction Scholarship on Renaissance music has developed enormously from the mid-20th century onward. Still important is the tradi...

Naples, 1300–1700

Ronald G. Musto

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2020-09-24

Naples, 1300–1700IntroductionThe history of Naples and its kingdom (Regno) during these four centuries is one of constant change, foreign influence, a...

Navarre, Marguerite de

Catharine Randall

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Marguerite De Navarre Introduction The highly cultured, erudite, and learned Marguerite de Navarre (1492–1549) was the daughter of Charles d’An...

Netherlandish Art, Early

Elliott D. Wise, Bret Rothstein

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Early Netherlandish ArtIntroductionThe term “early Netherlandish art” here refers to objects produced, and to a considerable extent consumed, between ...

Netherlands (Dutch Revolt/ Dutch Republic), The

Henk van Nierop

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

The Netherlands (Dutch Revolt/ Dutch Republic)IntroductionBy the middle of the 16th century the Netherlands consisted of some twenty principalities an...

Netherlands, Spanish, 1598-1700, the

Luc Duerloo, Guido Marnef

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

The Spanish Netherlands, 1598–1700 Introduction The Dutch Revolt split the Habsburg possessions in the Low Countries into two new and very dif...

Nettesheim, Agrippa von

Charles G. Nauert

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Agrippa von Nettesheim Introduction Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa von Nettesheim (b. 14 September 1486 in Cologne—d. 1535 in Grenoble) was famous...

Newton, Isaac

Stephen D. Snobelen

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2021-02-24

Isaac NewtonIntroductionIsaac Newton (b. 1642–d. 1727) played a pivotal role in the early modern Scientific Revolution through his contributions in th...

Niccoli, Niccolò

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Niccolò Niccoli Introduction Niccolò Niccoli (b. c. 1364–d. 1437) is one of the more intriguing figures of early Italian humanism. One of the ...

Nicholas of Cusa

Jasper Hopkins

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Nicholas of Cusa Introduction Nicholas of Cusa (b. 1401–d. 1464) is a transitional figure between the Middle Ages and modernity. Born in the G...

Nicolas Malebranche

Eric Stencil

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2020-03-25

Nicolas MalebrancheIntroductionNicolas Malebranche (b. 1638–d. 1715) was a Parisian-born French philosopher and Oratorian. In 1660, Malebranche entere...

Nobility

Violet Soen

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Nobility Introduction “The” nobility is a slippery fish to catch, especially for the Renaissance and Reformation era, here understood a...

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...

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