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Ideas of Liberty in Early Modern Europe: From Machiavelli to Milton

Hilary Gatti

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163833
eISBN:
9781400866304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163833.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Europe's long sixteenth century—a period spanning the years roughly from the voyages of Columbus in the 1490s to the English Civil War in the 1640s—was an era of power struggles between avaricious ... More


Conclusion

Hilary Gatti

in Ideas of Liberty in Early Modern Europe: From Machiavelli to Milton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163833
eISBN:
9781400866304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163833.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This concluding chapter reflects on the historical foundation on which the modern discourse of liberty and toleration is based. It looks back to “the long sixteenth century,” the period between 1500 ... More


Spanish Rome, 1500-1700

Thomas James Dandelet

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300089561
eISBN:
9780300133776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300089561.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, Rome was an aged but still vigorous power while Spain was a rising giant on track toward becoming the world's most powerful and first truly global empire. ... More


The Tsar's Happy Occasion: Ritual and Dynasty in the Weddings of Russia's Rulers, 1495-1745

Russell E. Martin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754845
eISBN:
9781501754869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754845.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book shows how the vast, ornate affairs that were royal weddings in early modern Russia were choreographed to broadcast powerful images of monarchy and dynasty. Processions and speeches ... More


“To Serve without Regard for Place”: In-Laws and Courtiers

Russell E. Martin

in The Tsar's Happy Occasion: Ritual and Dynasty in the Weddings of Russia's Rulers, 1495-1745

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754845
eISBN:
9781501754869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754845.003.0006
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter explores the choreography of Muscovite royal wedding rituals, focusing on the appointments to the honorific duties typically performed at them. It focuses on the three categories of ... More


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