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The Duke's AssassinExile and Death of Lorenzino de' Medici

The Duke's Assassin: Exile and Death of Lorenzino de' Medici

Stefano Dall'Aglio

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300189780
eISBN:
9780300213584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300189780.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book sheds new light on the notorious Florentine Lorenzino de' Medici (also known as Lorenzaccio) and on two of the most infamous assassinations of Italian Renaissance history. In 1537 Lorenzino ... More

The Field of Cloth of Gold

The Field of Cloth of Gold

Glenn Richardson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300148862
eISBN:
9780300160390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300148862.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book provides the history of a major Tudor event: an extraordinary international gathering of Renaissance rulers unparalleled in its opulence, pageantry, controversy, and mystery. Throughout ... More

The First CircumnavigatorsUnsung Heroes of the Age of Discovery

The First Circumnavigators: Unsung Heroes of the Age of Discovery

Harry Kelsey

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300217780
eISBN:
9780300220865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217780.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Prior histories of the first Spanish mariners to circumnavigate the globe in the sixteenth century have focused on Ferdinand Magellan and the other illustrious leaders of these daring expeditions. ... More

Forging the PastInvented Histories in Counter-Reformation Spain

Forging the Past: Invented Histories in Counter-Reformation Spain

Katrina B Olds

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300185225
eISBN:
9780300186062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300185225.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Spain’s infamous “false chronicles” were alleged to have been unearthed in 1595 in a monastic library deep in the heart of the German-speaking territories of the Holy Roman Empire by the Jesuit ... More

The Great PlagueA People's History

The Great Plague: A People's History

Evelyn Lord

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300173819
eISBN:
9780300206203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300173819.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This intimate history of the extraordinary Black Plague pandemic that swept through the British Isles in 1665 focuses on the plague’s effects on smaller towns, where every death was a singular blow ... More

Honor and Violence in Golden Age Spain

Honor and Violence in Golden Age Spain

Scott K. Taylor

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300126853
eISBN:
9780300151695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300126853.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Early modern Spain has long been viewed as having a culture obsessed with honor, where a man resorted to violence when his or his wife's honor was threatened, especially through sexual disgrace. This ... More

Queens and Mistresses of Renaissance France

Queens and Mistresses of Renaissance France

Kathleen Wellman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300178852
eISBN:
9780300190656
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178852.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book tells the history of the French Renaissance through the lives of its most prominent queens and mistresses, beginning with Agnes Sorel, the first officially recognized royal mistress in ... More

Solomon's Secret ArtsThe Occult in the Age of Enlightenment

Solomon's Secret Arts: The Occult in the Age of Enlightenment

Paul Kleber Monod

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123586
eISBN:
9780300195392
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123586.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The late seventeenth and eighteenth centuries are known as the Age of Enlightenment, a time of science and reason. This book reveals the surprising extent to which Newton, Boyle, Locke, and other ... More

Spanish Rome, 1500-1700

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

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