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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...

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...

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