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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Katherine Philips

Gillian Wright.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online July 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 7738 words.

Katherine Philips (b. 1632–d. 1664) is one of the most important figures in English women’s literary history. She is also a key figure within the history of 17th-century English-language...

Italian Literature

Monica Calabritto.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online November 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 14990 words.

Since Jacob Burckhardt’s pioneering work Die Kultur der Renaissance in Italien (1860) Italy and Italian politics, society, and culture in the 15th and 16th centuries have been identified...

The Italian Reformation

Diego Pirillo.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online January 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 11750 words.

Why did Renaissance Italy not accomplish a religious reformation like that which occurred in 16th-century Germany? This question, raised by Jacob Burckhardt in The Civilization of the...

German Drama

Glenn Ehrstine.

in Medieval Studies

P ublished online March 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Literary Studies (Early and Medieval); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology. 17840 words.

Long the domain of highly specialized scholars, the religious and secular plays of the German Middle Ages now attract broader attention, sparked by a growing interest in performance as a...

Convent Culture

Sharon Strocchia.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online May 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 7541 words.

The study of women living in organized religious communities in late medieval and early modern Europe has emerged as a field in its own right, owing mainly to the growing interest in...

Convent Culture

Sharon Strocchia.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online May 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 7541 words.

The study of women living in organized religious communities in late medieval and early modern Europe has emerged as a field in its own right, owing mainly to the growing interest in...

Purity of Blood

Robert A. Maryks.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online January 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 3926 words.

Purity of blood (pureza [limpieza] de sangre) was an obsessive concern that originated in mid-15th-century Spain, on the basis of the biased belief that the unfaithfulness of the “deicide...

Calvinism

Graeme Murdock.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online June 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 7238 words.

Calvinism was a term first used by Calvin’s opponents. Calvinism has become a widely used label to describe the ideas adopted by Reformed churches across Europe. Some writers prefer to use...

Jews and Christians in Venice

Uwe Israel.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 7065 words.

Apart from mentions of single Jews in the High Middle Ages, the history of Jewish communities in Venice and in many places of the Veneto began not before the Renaissance with a flow of...

Ghetto

Benjamin Ravid.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online August 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 5035 words.

From the beginning of their residence in medieval Christian Europe, Jews usually tended to dwell in proximity to each other, as did members of other groups of foreigners. Usually the...

Confraternities

Nicholas Terpstra.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online August 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 11116 words.

Confraternities were the lay face of the Renaissance and early modern Catholic Church. Present in every city, village, and parish, these voluntary groups had millions of male and female...

Cosimo il Vecchio de' Medici

Stella Fletcher.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online August 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 10863 words.

The reputation of Cosimo de’ Medici (b. 1389–d. 1464) is that of the head of a successful business empire, banker to successive popes, director of Florence’s foreign policy, the first...

Poverty and Poor Relief

Wladyslaw Roczniak.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online October 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 19470 words.

Poverty and the social status associated with it have often been defined by medieval and Renaissance observers objectively as a lack of independence, social as well as economic. A lack of...

Poverty and Poor Relief

Wladyslaw Roczniak.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online October 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 19470 words.

Poverty and the social status associated with it have often been defined by medieval and Renaissance observers objectively as a lack of independence, social as well as economic. A lack of...

John Knox

Steven J. Reid.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online September 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 9123 words.

Although historians are sharply divided over the exact extent and nature of his leadership of the early Scottish Protestant Kirk, John Knox (b. c. 1514–d. 1572) is still regarded by many as...

Women and the Book Trade

Helen Smith.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online April 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 9485 words.

Interest in women’s work in the Renaissance and Reformation book trades has been stimulated by the maturation of two important scholarly fields: the study of women’s literature and history,...

Hans Baron

Craig Kallendorf.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online May 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 5412 words.

Hans Baron (1900–1988), a German emigré scholar who spent the majority of his professional career in the United States, is the author of The Crisis of the Early Italian Renaissance, about...

Anne Clifford

Megan Matchinske.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online August 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 9635 words.

Lady Anne Clifford (b. 30 January 1590–d. 22 March 1676) spent a considerable portion of her life embroiled in lawsuits attempting to recover her father’s extensive land holdings after they...

Anne Clifford

Megan Matchinske.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online August 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 9635 words.

Lady Anne Clifford (b. 30 January 1590–d. 22 March 1676) spent a considerable portion of her life embroiled in lawsuits attempting to recover her father’s extensive land holdings after they...

Anna Maria van Schurman

Bo Karen Lee and Anne Larsen.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online June 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 8261 words.

Anna Maria van Schurman (b. 1607–d. 1678) was regarded throughout the 17th century as the most learned woman not only of the Netherlands but of Europe. She was “the Star of Utrecht,” “the...