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Venice

Margaret L. King

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

VeniceIntroductionThe city of Venice was unique in European history: an independent republic that endured for more than one thousand years, from the 8...

Venice, Maritime

Monique O'Connell

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Maritime Venice Introduction Venice’s location on its lagoon meant that it was oriented toward the sea from its earliest history. In the medie...

Vergerio, Pier Paolo, The Elder

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-09-29

Pier Paolo Vergerio the Elder Introduction Born in Capodistria (then part of the republic of Venice, now in Slovenia) around 1369, Vergerio st...

Vermeer, Johannes

Wayne Franits

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Johannes Vermeer ...

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 ...

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