Protestant Reformation
The Protestant Reformation, often referred to simply as the Reformation, was the schism within Western Christianity initiated by Martin Luther, John Calvin, Huldrych Zwingli and other early Protestant...
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10 Things You May Not Know About Francis Drake
On April 4, 1581, a few months after he completed a daring circumnavigation of the globe, the British navigator Francis Drake was knighted by Queen Elizabeth I during a ceremony aboard his flagship Go...
On October 24th 1648, The Treaty Of Westphalia Was Signed, Marking The End Of The Thirty Years War.
The Westphalia area of north-western Germany gave its name to the treaty that ended the Thirty Years War, one of the most destructive conflicts in the history of Europe. The war or series of connected...
Rubens and His Legacy, from Van Dyck to Cézanne: Stunning works make the flesh crawl
I am currently reading Ordeal, the autobiography of Linda Lovelace, star of the 1972 porn film Deep Throat. The book describes how she was hypnotised by her pimp husband in order to perform acts that ...
French Wars of Religion - The Catholic League and France s Wars of Religion
My Renaissance & Reformation college class group project presentation. The background music is Ricercare del primi toni by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina...
Protestant Reformation
The Protestant Reformation - Part 1.
Spanish Armada - Battlefield Britain - Spanish Armada
for more documentaries go to www.DocumentaryList.NET and donate or click an ad Britain is a country that has been forged by centuries of warfare. Each episod...
Peter Paul Rubens
Andrew Graham-Dixon goes to Antwerp to explore Rubens's greatest altarpiece.
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Texte complet : http://lelutindecouves.blogspot.com/2010/10/la-polyphonie-franco-flamande.html.
Printing press
What do you think the greatest invention throughout the entire human history? The worlds most famous news media, such as BBC, Wall Street Journal, Washington...
Protestantism
The Protestant Reformation - Part 1.
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina - Nunc Dimittis
The most excellent ensemble The Tallis Scholars, here in a live performance of Nunc Dimittis by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina(1524?-1594).
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina - Super Flumina
Super Flumina, de Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina. Coro Matritum Cantat. Solistas del Coro Ars Futura. Director: Javier Blanco. Extracto del concierto celeb...
History of Protestantism
The Protestant Reformation was an attempt to reform the Catholic Church. It's prime motivations were the perceived corruption of the Church and theological differences. Protestantism originated from t...
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Avignon Papacy
The Avignon Papacy was the period from 1309 to 1377, during which seven successive popes resided in Avignon, in France, rather than in Rome. This situation arose from the conflict between the Papacy a...
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Western Schism
The Western Schism or Papal Schism was a split within the Roman Catholic Church from 1378 to 1417. Several men simultaneously claimed to be the true pope. Driven by politics rather than any theologica...
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Council of Constance
The Council of Constance is the 15th century ecumenical council recognized by the Roman Catholic Church, held from 1414 to 1418. The council ended the Three-Popes Controversy, by deposing or accepting...
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Printing press
A printing press is a device for evenly printing ink onto a print medium (substrate) such as paper or cloth. The device applies pressure to a print medium that rests on an inked surface made of movabl...
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Medieval Restorationism
The term Medieval Restorationism is used to refer collectively to a number of movements that sought to renew the Christian church during the Middle Ages. The failure of these movements helped create ...
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John Wycliffe
John Wycliffe (/ˈwɪklɪf/; also spelled Wyclif, Wycliff, Wiclef, Wicliffe, Wickliffe; c. 1331 - 31 December 1384) was an English Scholastic philosopher, theologian, lay preacher, translator, reformer ...
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Theologia Germanica
Theologia Germanica, also known as Theologia Deutsch or Teutsch, or as Der Franckforter, is a mystical treatise believed to have been written in the later 14th century by an anonymous author. Accordi...
Jan Hus
Jan Hus (/hʌs/; [ˈjan ˈɦus]; c. 1369 – 6 July 1415), often referred to in English as John Hus or John Huss, was a Czech priest, philosopher, early Christian reformer and Master at Charles University i...
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Girolamo Savonarola
Girolamo Savonarola ([savonaˈrɔːla]; 1452–1498) was an Italian Dominican friar and preacher active in Renaissance Florence, and known for his prophecies of civic glory, destruction of secular art and ...
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Indulgence
In the teaching of the Catholic Church, an indulgence is "a remission before God of the temporal punishment due to sins whose guilt has already been forgiven, which the faithful Christian who is duly ...
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Simony
Simony (pron. [ˈsaɪ.mə.ni] or [ˈsɪ.mə.ni]) is the act of selling church offices and roles. The practice is named after Simon Magus, who is described in the Acts of the Apostles 8:9–24 as having offe...
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Plenitudo potestatis
Plenitudo potestatis (the fullness of power) was a term employed by medieval canonists to describe the jurisdictional power of the papacy. In the thirteenth century, the canonists used the term pleni...
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Clerical celibacy
Clerical celibacy is the requirement in certain religions that some or all members of the clergy be unmarried. These religions consider that, outside of marriage, deliberate sexual thoughts, feelings,...