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Academies

Simone Testa

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2019-09-25

AcademiesIntroductionAcademies were one of the most influential social and cultural phenomena of the early modern period. The fashion of creating acad...

Aemilia Lanyer

A. Eliza Greenstadt

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Aemilia LanyerIntroductionAemilia Lanyer (b. 1569–d. 1645) was one of the first women in England to publish her original literary compositions. Her bo...

Agrippa d’Aubigné

Valerie Worth-Stylianou

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2021-05-26

Agrippa d’AubignéIntroductionBorn in 1552, Théodore Agrippa d’Aubigné was taken by his father, at the age of eight, to look upon the severed heads of ...

Alberti, Leon Battista

David Marsh

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Leon Battista AlbertiIntroductionLeon Battista Alberti (b. 1404–d. 1472), humanist and architect, was born in Genoa, the illegitimate son of Lorenzo A...

Alexander VI, Pope

Stella Fletcher

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2017-08-23

Pope Alexander VIIntroductionThere were two Spanish popes during the Renaissance period: Calixtus III (r. 1455–1458) and his nephew Alexander VI (r. 1...

Amsterdam

Henk van Nierop

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

AmsterdamIntroductionAmsterdam was the biggest and the most important commercial metropolis of 17th-century Europe. Its wealthy merchants provided a b...

Anne Boleyn

Susan Bordo

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2019-08-28

Anne BoleynIntroductionAnne Boleyn (b. 1501–d. 1536), Henry VIII’s second wife, is an endlessly fascinating historical figure about whom we know very ...

Anne Bradstreet

Margaret Thickstun

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2019-10-30

Anne BradstreetIntroductionAnne Dudley Bradstreet (b. c. 1612–d. 1672) emigrated from England to Massachusetts Bay Colony with her extended family in ...

Antwerp

Guido Marnef

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2015-09-29

Antwerp Introduction From the late 15th century onward, the city of Antwerp experienced an enormous demographic and economic expansion and bec...

Aretino, Pietro

Raymond B. Waddington

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

Pietro AretinoIntroductionPietro Aretino (b. 1492–d. 1556) displaced the humanist Pietro Bembo, a generation his senior, as the leading man of letters...

Ariosto, Ludovico

Dennis Looney

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Ludovico AriostoIntroductionLudovico Ariosto (b. 1474–d. 1533), whose work links 15th-century humanism with the vernacular classicism that burgeoned l...

Art and Science

Laurinda Dixon

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-05-24

Art and ScienceIntroductionThe years spanning c. 1350–1632 witnessed great advances in art and science, while at the same time holding fast to ancient...

Art in Renaissance Florence

Sarah Blake McHam, Stephen Mack

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Art in Renaissance FlorenceIntroductionFlorence was a crucial locus for developments in Italian art throughout the peninsula in the period between 130...

Art in Renaissance Siena

Fabrizio Nevola

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2020-05-27

Art in Renaissance SienaIntroductionWhile the first half of the 14th century, during the period in which Siena was ruled by the elected officials know...

Art in Renaissance Venice

Tom Nichols, Rose Z. King

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Art in Renaissance VeniceIntroductionThis article concentrates primarily on Venetian art and artists of the 15th and 16th centuries. In this period th...

Art Literature and Theory of Art

Thijs Weststeijn

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Art Literature and Theory of Art Introduction In contrast to theories of poetry or rhetoric, no complete ancient theory of the figurative arts...

Art Market

Michael North

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Art Market Introduction This overview concentrates on newer studies on art markets and on research that has not yet received attention in this...

Art of Poetry

Craig Kallendorf

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2018-06-27

Art of PoetryIntroductionThe art of poetry has deep roots within the western tradition, but since poetry was one of the five disciplines that the huma...

Art, 16th- and 17th-Century Flemish

Koenraad Jonckheere

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

16th- and 17th-Century Flemish Art Introduction Seventeenth-century Flemish art is one of the highlights in Western art history. Although the ...

Art, 17th-Century Dutch

Christopher Atkins

Subject: Renaissance and Reformation »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

17th-Century Dutch Art Introduction Artistic production in the long 17th century in the Dutch Republic radically reenvisioned the forms of vis...

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