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Sidney Herbert, Mary, Countess of Pembroke

Elizabeth Mazzola

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of PembrokeIntroductionIt seems impossible to overstate the significance of Mary Sidney Herbert (b. 27 October 1561–d. 2...

Sidney, Philip

Joel Davis, William Biferie

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-01-11

Philip SidneyIntroductionSir Philip Sidney (b. 1554–d. 1586), was famed in his lifetime as a courtier, diplomat, patron, poet, and soldier. He was bor...

Simon of Trent

Stephen Bowd

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Simon of TrentIntroductionIn 1475 the death of the Christian child Simon (b. 1472–d. 1475) in the prince-bishopric of Trent led to the interrogation o...

Sixtus IV, Pope

Stella Fletcher

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Pope Sixtus IVIntroductionThe humbly born Ligurian Francesco della Rovere (b. c. 1414–d. 1484) was entrusted to the Franciscan Order from the age of n...

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...

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