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Saint John of the Cross

Colin Thompson

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Saint John of the Cross Introduction A poet, mystic, and monastic reformer, St. John of the Cross (San Juan de la Cruz; born Juan de Yepes [b....

Saints and Mystics: After Trent

Erin Kathleen Rowe

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Saints and Mystics: After Trent Introduction The period following the Council of Trent (1545–1563) ushered in sweeping changes in early modern...

Saints and Mystics: Before Trent

Tamar Herzig

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Saints and Mystics: Before TrentIntroductionThe cult of saints was a key expression of popular piety and Christian doctrine in premodern Europe. While...

Salutati, Coluccio

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Coluccio SalutatiIntroductionColuccio Salutati (b. 1331–d. 1406) is primarily known today as the scholar who ensured that the humanist movement establ...

Sarpi, Fra Paolo

Mario Infelise

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Fra Paolo Sarpi Introduction Born in Venice on 14 August 1552, Fra Paolo Sarpi also died there on 15 January 1623. He entered into the Servite...

Savonarola, Girolamo

Stella Fletcher

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Girolamo Savonarola Introduction Born in Ferrara, Girolamo Savonarola (b. 1452–d. 1498) entered the Dominican order in Bologna in 1475. After s...

Scandinavia

Joseph M. González

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Scandinavia Introduction At the beginning of the 14th century, three independent kingdoms dominated northern Europe: Denmark, which included t...

Scève, Maurice

Michael J. Giordano

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Maurice ScèveIntroductionMaurice Scève born in 1501 or the beginning of 1502 was celebrated in his own times as the preeminent poet of the French Rena...

Scholasticism and Aristotelianism: Fourteenth to Seventeenth Centuries

Sydney Penner

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2019-04-24

Scholasticism and Aristotelianism: Fourteenth to Seventeenth CenturiesIntroductionThe dominance of Aristotelianism, albeit interwoven with strands fro...

Schooling and Literacy

Paul Grendler

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Schooling and Literacy Introduction The study of schooling, defined as preuniversity education, in the Renaissance and Reformation era is old ...

Scientific Revolution

Sheila J. Rabin

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Scientific RevolutionIntroductionThe developments in science during the 16th and 17th centuries have traditionally been called the “Scientific Revolut...

Scotland

Jane Stevenson

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

ScotlandIntroductionThere is a case for seeing Scotland as a Renaissance invention. In the early Middle Ages, the northern and southern Pictish kingdo...

Sforza, Caterina

Joyce de Vries

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Caterina SforzaIntroductionCaterina Sforza (b. 1462/63–d. 1509) was the daughter of Galeazzo Maria Sforza (b. 1444–d. 1476), duke of Milan (r. 1467–14...

Sforza, Francesco

Christine Shaw

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2019-02-27

Francesco SforzaIntroductionFrancesco Sforza was a pivotal figure in the state system of Italy in the 15th century. The son of a prominent condottiere...

Shakespeare, William

David Bevington

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

William Shakespeare Introduction Widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and perhaps in the world, Shakespeare holds end...

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...

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