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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...

Roper, Margeret More

Jaime Goodrich

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2019-09-25

Margaret More RoperIntroductionMargaret More Roper (b. 1505–d. 1544) was the eldest daughter of Sir Thomas More and Jane Colt, More’s first wife. More...

Royal Regencies in Renaissance and Reformation Europe, 1400–1700

E. William Monter

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

Royal Regencies in Renaissance and Reformation Europe, 1400–1700Introduction“Regent” is a convenient general term to describe persons temporarily repl...

Rubens, Peter Paul

Koenraad Jonckheere

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Peter Paul Rubens Introduction Sir Peter Paul Rubens (b. 1577–d. 1640) was a 17th-century Flemish artist, humanist, and diplomat. His importan...

Russell, Elizabeth Cooke Hoby

Patricia Phillippy

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Elizabeth Cooke Hoby Russell Introduction Elizabeth Cooke Hoby Russell (b. 1540–d. 1609) was the seventh child and fourth daughter of Sir Anth...

Russia and Muscovy

Russell E. Martin

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Russia and Muscovy Introduction The centuries when western Europe was undergoing the Renaissance and Reformation were dynamic times in Muscovy...

Ruzante Angelo Beolco

Linda Carroll

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2020-06-24

Ruzante Angelo BeolcoIntroductionWhile much of the Italian literary world of the 16th century turned to measured Petrarchan modes expressed in stylize...

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...

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