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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...

Reformation, German

Hans Hillerbrand, Wladyslaw Roczniak

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

German Reformation Introduction In the 16th century, “Germany” existed only as a kind of shorthand term to designate the German-speaking land...

Reformation, Italian, The

Diego Pirillo

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

The Italian Reformation Introduction Why did Renaissance Italy not accomplish a religious reformation like that which occurred in 16th-century...

Reformation, The

Hans Hillerbrand, Wladyslaw Roczniak

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

The Reformation Introduction The Reformation of the 16th century, sometimes known as “Protestant Reformation” in order to distinguish it from...

Reformations and Revolt in the Netherlands, 1500–1621

Judith Pollmann, Alastair Duke, Geert Janssen

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Reformations and Revolt in the Netherlands, 1500–1621IntroductionThe Low Countries have a special place in Reformation history, both because of the gr...

Rembrandt

Christopher Atkins

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Rembrandt Introduction The son of a miller in Leiden, Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn turned to art as a profession relatively late. While many ...

Renaissance, The

Margaret L. King

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

The RenaissanceIntroductionThe whole of the Oxford Bibliographies Renaissance and Reformation module is devoted to the period 1350–1650, one of the ma...

Reuchlin, Johann

Mark Wilson

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Johann Reuchlin Introduction Johann Reuchlin (b. 1455–d. 1522) studied Roman law and Greek in Freiburg, Paris, Basel, Orleans, and Tübingen, wh...

Revolutionary England, 1642-1702

Sarah Covington

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Revolutionary England, 1642–1702 Introduction The 17th century is one of the most important periods in England’s history, eliciting highly ...

Rhetoric

John Monfasani

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Rhetoric Introduction In various guises rhetoric, the art of persuasion, has played an important role in Western education and culture since A...

Ricci, Matteo

Ronnie Po-chia Hsia

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Matteo Ricci Introduction Matteo Ricci (b. 1553–d. 1610) was born in Macerata in the Papal States. In 1571 he joined the Society of Jesus in R...

Richard III

Stella Fletcher

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2019-09-25

Richard IIIIntroductionThe youngest son of Richard, duke of York (b. 1411–b. 1460) and his duchess, Cecily Neville (b. 1415–1495), was born on 2 Octob...

Rienzo, Cola Di

Ronald G. Musto

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Cola Di RienzoIntroductionCola di Rienzo (b. c. 1313–d. 1354) was a notary and diplomat, friend of Francesco Petrarch, and learned student of classica...

Roman and Iberian Inquisitions, Censorship and the Index in the

Christopher F. Black

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Censorship and the Index in the Roman and Iberian InquisitionsIntroductionThis article is primarily concerned with censorship in Italy and Iberia as c...

Ronsard, Pierre de

Katherine Maynard

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-05-26

Pierre de RonsardIntroductionPerhaps no poet of the French Renaissance has known as much fame, in both his own lifetime and through his legacy, as Pie...

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