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 The Cross in Early Renaissance Theology and Art

Richard Viladesau

in The Triumph of the Cross: The Passion of Christ in Theology and the Arts from the Renaissance to the Counter-Reformation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195335668
eISBN:
9780199869015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335668.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the place of the cross in the theology and preaching of the century leading into the Protestant Reformation. The writings of Vincent Ferrer and Girolomo Savonarola provide ... More


Guardians of Republicanism: The Valori Family in the Florentine Renaissance

Mark Jurdjevic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199204489
eISBN:
9780191708084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204489.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Guardians of Republicanism analyses the political and intellectual history of Renaissance Florence—republican and princely—by focusing on five generations of the Valori family, each of ... More


The Valori Family in the Florentine Renaissance

Mark Jurdjevic

in Guardians of Republicanism: The Valori Family in the Florentine Renaissance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199204489
eISBN:
9780191708084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204489.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The introduction provides a narrative overview and survey of the five generations of the Valori analysed in the book. It explains the principal actions, conflicts, and outcomes of the family's ... More


Francesco Valori and the Savonarolan Republic

Mark Jurdjevic

in Guardians of Republicanism: The Valori Family in the Florentine Renaissance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199204489
eISBN:
9780191708084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204489.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Chapter One analyzes the career of Francesco Valori and the nature of and motives for his alliance with Savonarola. Francesco and Savonarola first encountered each other as opponents, the former ... More


Marsilio Ficino and the Valori Family

Mark Jurdjevic

in Guardians of Republicanism: The Valori Family in the Florentine Renaissance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199204489
eISBN:
9780191708084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204489.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Chapter Two analyzes the family's relationship to Marsilio Ficino, their Platonic patronage, and the tensions it created for the family's relationship with Savonarola. Bartolomeo, Filippo, and ... More


The Valori Family and Luca Della Robbia's Vita di Bartolomeo

Mark Jurdjevic

in Guardians of Republicanism: The Valori Family in the Florentine Renaissance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199204489
eISBN:
9780191708084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204489.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Chapter Four analyzes a further dimension of Niccolò Valori's patronage—his friendship with the humanist and biographer Luca Della Robbia. Luca della Robbia wrote two texts informed by his ... More


The Christian Commonwealth of Europe, 1436–1536

Norman Housley

in Religious Warfare in Europe 1400-1536

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199552283
eISBN:
9780191716515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552283.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In the century that followed the end of the Hussite wars religious warfare found a number of distinctive outlets. In Eastern Europe, the defence of the frontier against the advancing Turks by armies ... More


From Bruni to Savonarola: Fortune, Venice and Apocalypse

J.G.A. Pocock and Richard Whatmore

in The Machiavellian Moment: Florentine Political Thought and the Atlantic Republican Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691172231
eISBN:
9781400883516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172231.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter is concerned with Florentine thought during the century which followed 1434, when Cosimo de’ Medici established a sixty-year-long rule by his family, manipulating politics behind a ... More


Impotence Magic and the Rise of Witchcraft

Catherine Rider

in Magic and Impotence in the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199282227
eISBN:
9780191713026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282227.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter discusses the way in which 15th-century writers of canon law, theology, and medicine wrote about impotence magic. In particular, it traces how these authors were influenced by rising ... More


Herbert and Savonarola: The Rhetoric of Radical Simplicity

Elizabeth Clarke

in Theory and Theology in George Herbert’s Poetry: `Divinitie, and Poesie, Met'

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263982
eISBN:
9780191682698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263982.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, Theology

Savonarola’s De Simplicitate Christianae Vitae, first published in 1496, deserves detailed consideration by scholars of Herbert, as it is one of the few books that we know Herbert to have possessed ... More


The Mystic Nativity: Botticelli and the Book of Revelation

Natasha O'Hear

in Contrasting Images of the Book of Revelation in Late Medieval and Early Modern Art: A Case Study in Visual Exegesis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199590100
eISBN:
9780191725678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590100.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter 4 focuses on another synchronic visualization of elements of the Book of Revelation: Botticelli's Mystic Nativity of 1500/1. Botticelli's possible links to Savonarola himself and particularly ... More


The Prophet as Physician of Souls: Savonarola’s Manual for Confessors

Donald Weinstein

in Society and Individual in Renaissance Florence

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232549
eISBN:
9780520928220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232549.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter presents a study of an often-ignored confessor's manual written by Girolamo Savonarola which reveals the friar at work in a role quite different from that of fiery preacher. It argues ... More


The Motet at Ferrara

Lewis Lockwood

in Music in Renaissance Ferrara 1400–1505: The Creation of a Musical Center in the Fifteenth Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195378276
eISBN:
9780199852376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378276.003.0026
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In later years, the development of wider musical and diplomatic contacts broadened the motet literature available to the chapel. So did the increasingly international character of the chapel itself, ... More


Selected Writings of Girolamo Savonarola: Religion and Politics, 1490-1498

Girolamo Savonarola

Donald Beebe and Anne Borelli (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103267
eISBN:
9780300129045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103267.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Five hundred years after his death at the stake, Girolamo Savonarola remains one of the most fascinating figures of the Italian Renaissance. This collection includes translations of his sermons and ... More


Palm Sunday Procession/Monte di Pietà:1 27 March 1496

Anne Borelli, Maria Pastore Passaro, Donald Beebe, Alison Brown, and Giuseppe Mazzotta

in Selected Writings of Girolamo Savonarola: Religion and Politics, 1490-1498

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103267
eISBN:
9780300129045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103267.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter presents translations of the following documents: Amos and Zacharias, Sermon XL; Girolamo Benivieni, “Viva ne nostri cuori, o Florentia”, a song about the graces promised to the city of ... More


Silencing

Anne Borelli, Maria Pastore Passaro, Donald Beebe, Alison Brown, and Giuseppe Mazzotta

in Selected Writings of Girolamo Savonarola: Religion and Politics, 1490-1498

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103267
eISBN:
9780300129045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103267.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter presents translations of the following documents: Letter from Pope Alexander VI to Savonarola (21 July 1495); letter from Savonarola to Pope Alexander VI (31 July 1495); lletter from ... More


Excommunication

Anne Borelli, Maria Pastore Passaro, Donald Beebe, Alison Brown, and Giuseppe Mazzotta

in Selected Writings of Girolamo Savonarola: Religion and Politics, 1490-1498

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103267
eISBN:
9780300129045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103267.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter presents translations of the following documents: Open Letter to All the Elect of God and Faithful Christians (8 May 1497); letter from Savonarola to Pope Alexander VI (20 May 1497); ... More


Afterlife

Anne Borelli, Maria Pastore Passaro, Donald Beebe, Alison Brown, and Giuseppe Mazzotta

in Selected Writings of Girolamo Savonarola: Religion and Politics, 1490-1498

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103267
eISBN:
9780300129045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103267.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter describes the fate of Girolamo Savonarola following his arrest. Savonarola was imprisoned in the Alberghettino, the “little hotel,” a maximum-security cell at the top of the Palazzo ... More


Amos and Zacharias, Sermon XLIV Good Friday 1 April 1496

Anne Borelli, Maria Pastore Passaro, Donald Beebe, Alison Brown, and Giuseppe Mazzotta

in Selected Writings of Girolamo Savonarola: Religion and Politics, 1490-1498

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103267
eISBN:
9780300129045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103267.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter presents a translation of Savonarola's Good Friday sermon on 1 April 1496. He begins by citing his biblical text for the day, which he quotes in Latin before translating or paraphrasing ... More


Ruth and Micheas, Sermon XXVIII The Art of Dying Well All Souls' Day Delivered 2 November 1496

Anne Borelli, Maria Pastore Passaro, Donald Beebe, Alison Brown, and Giuseppe Mazzotta

in Selected Writings of Girolamo Savonarola: Religion and Politics, 1490-1498

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103267
eISBN:
9780300129045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103267.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter presents a translation of Savonarola's All Soul's Day sermon on 2 November 1496. Interior devotion was the main theme of the sermon, which used similar arguments and devices as his Good ... More


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