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Piccolomini, Aeneas Sylvius

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Aeneas Sylvius PiccolominiIntroductionAeneas Sylvius Piccolomini (b. 1405–d. 1464) is one of the more interesting and enigmatic figures of the Italian...

Piero della Francesca

James R. Banker

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2019-10-30

Piero della FrancescaIntroductionThe reputation of the Italian Renaissance painter and mathematician Piero della Francesca (hereafter Piero) has risen...

Plague and its Consequences

Samuel Kline Cohn, Monica O'Brien

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Plague and Its ConsequencesIntroductionAlthough the character of the disease has stirred much controversy and continues to be the subject of scientifi...

Poetry, English

James P. Bednarz

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-08-26

English PoetryIntroductionThe English Renaissance, the age of William Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe, Sir Philip Sidney, Ben Jonson, John Donne, and...

Pole, Cardinal Reginald

John Edwards

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Cardinal Reginald Pole Introduction Reginald Pole was born in March 1500, the fourth child of Sir Richard Pole and Margaret Pole, niece of Kin...

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...

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