Renaissance humanism
Humanism is the resurgent study of classical antiquity, at first in Italy, and then spreading across Western Europe in the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries.The terms Renaissance (rinascimento "rebirth") ...
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List of Renaissance humanists
This is a list of Renaissance humanists.
The careers of individual humanists throw light on the movement as a whole.
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Sigismund Gelenius
Sigismund Gelenius (1497 - 1554) also known as Sigismund Gelen or Sigmund Gelen, was born as Czech: Zikmund Hrubý z Jelení into a family of Bohemian nobles in Prague. He was an eminent Greek schol...
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Enrique de Villena
Enrique de Aragón (1384–1434), Marquess of Villena, was a medieval Spanish writer, theologian and poet. He was also the last legitimate descendant of the royal house of Aragón and the counts of ...
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Ars historica
Ars Historica was a genre of humanist historiography in the later Renaissance. It produced a small library of treatises underscoring the stylistic aspects of writing history as a work of art, but al...
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Jan Dubravius
Jo(h)annes Dubravius (1486–1553) was a Czech churchman, humanist and writer. He became the bishop of Olomouc, in Moravia. His name is given also as Jan Dubravius or Janus Dubravius, Jan Skála z Doubra...
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Johannes Sleidanus
Johannes Sleidanus or Sleidan (1506 – 31 October 1556) was a Luxembourgeois historian and annalist of the Reformation.
He was born at Schleiden, then part of the duchy of Luxembourg, an element of...
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Gabriel Mudaeus
Gabriel Mudaeus (c. 1500, Brecht – 21 April 1560, Leuven), born Gabriël van der Muyden, was a Flemish jurist and humanist who revived the study of law in Belgium.As a professor in the Faculty of Law a...
Compendium Saxonis
Compendium Saxonis (also known as Abbreviatio Saxonis) is a summary located in Chronica Jutensis. It contains a summary of Saxo’s Gesta Danorum, about one-fourth the size of the original. It is writte...
Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski
Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski (Latin: Andreas Fricius Modrevius) (ca. September 20, 1503 – autumn, 1572) was a Polish Renaissance scholar, humanist and theologian, called "the father of Polish democrac...
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Humanism in France
Humanism in France found its way from Italy, but did not become a distinct movement until the 16th century was well on its way.On the completion of the Hundred Years' War between France and England, t...
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Laurentius Corvinus
Laurentius Corvinus (German: Laurentius Rabe; Polish: Wawrzyniec Korwin; 1465–1527) was a Silesian scholar who lectured as an "extraordinary" (i.e. untenured) professor at the University...
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Paraphrases of Erasmus
The Paraphrases were Latin Biblical paraphrases, rewritings of the Gospels by Desiderius Erasmus. They were composed between 1517 and 1524 and occasionally revised by Erasmus during the remaining year...