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Neri and the Inquisition

 Insignia of the Inquisition, 1574.The mandate of the Catholic Church's inquisition was to stamp out heresy. Although empowered to impose sanctions that included torture and execution, such extreme measures were not imposed casually. Typically, they...
From: Conciatore on 6 Nov 2020

On Trying

Portrait of Michel de Montaigne around 1578 by Dumonstier/Public domain I’ve been thinking a lot about trying: trying times, trying new things, trials and tribulations. And last week, trial by fire as the devastating Almeda fire burned...
From: Out of Time on 29 Sep 2020

Neri and the Inquisition

Insignia of the Inquisition, 1574.The mandate of the Catholic Church's inquisition was to stamp out heresy. Although empowered to impose sanctions that included torture and execution, such extreme measures were not imposed casually. Typically, they operated...
From: Conciatore on 20 Jan 2020

Michel Montaigne

Michel MontaigneAnonymous (17th century).Michel Montaigne (1533–1592) was the proprietor of a vineyard and later a mayor of Bordeaux, France. However, his claim to fame in history is as popularizer of the writing form known as the essay. In 1580,...
From: Conciatore on 15 Jul 2019

Neri and the Inquisition

Insignia of the Inquisition, 1574.The mandate of the Catholic Church's inquisition was to stamp out heresy. Although empowered to impose sanctions that included torture and execution, such extreme measures were not imposed casually. Typically, they operated...
From: Conciatore on 7 Jun 2019

Michel Montaigne

Michel MontaigneAnonymous (17th century).Michel Montaigne (1533–1592) was the proprietor of a vineyard and later a mayor of Bordeaux, France. However, his claim to fame in history is as popularizer of the writing form known as the essay. In 1580,...
From: Conciatore on 22 Oct 2018

Neri and the Inquisition

Insignia of the Inquisition, 1574.The mandate of the Catholic Church's inquisition was to stamp out heresy. Although empowered to impose sanctions that included torture and execution, such extreme measures were not imposed casually. Typically, they operated...
From: Conciatore on 24 Aug 2018

Michel Montaigne

Michel Montaigne Anonymous (17th century). Michel Montaigne (1533–1592) was the proprietor of a vineyard and later a mayor of Bordeaux, France. However, his claim to fame in history is as popularizer of the writing form known as the essay. In...
From: Conciatore on 6 Dec 2017

Neri and the Inquisition

Insignia of the Inquisition, 1574. The mandate of the Catholic Church's inquisition was to stamp out heresy. Although empowered to impose sanctions that included torture and execution, such extreme measures were not imposed casually. Nevertheless, the...
From: Conciatore on 9 Oct 2017

Montaigne in Florence

Michel Montaigne Anonymous (17th century). Michel Montaigne (1533–1592) was the proprietor of a vineyard and later a mayor of Bordeaux, France. However, his claim to fame in history is as popularizer of the writing form known as the essay. In...
From: Conciatore on 18 Jan 2017

Neri and The Inquisition

Insignia of the Inquisition, 1574. The mandate of the Catholic Church's inquisition was to stamp out heresy. Although empowered to impose sanctions that included torture and execution, such extreme measures were not imposed casually. Nevertheless, the...
From: Conciatore on 24 Oct 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS: The Cultural Influence of Lucy Harington Russell, Countess of Bedford

“Life of the Muses’ day, their morning star!” The Cultural Influence of Lucy Harington Russell, Countess of Bedford 11–12 August 2016, Lincoln College, OxfordPaper proposals are invited for a conference dedicated to the cultural...
From: The Renaissance Diary on 11 Aug 2016

Michel Montaige

Michel Montaigne Anonymous (17th century). Michel Montaigne (1533–1592) was the proprietor of a vineyard and later a mayor of Bordeaux, France. However, his claim to fame in history is as popularizer of the writing form known as the essay. In...
From: Conciatore on 6 Jan 2016

Neri and The Inquisition

Insignia of the Inquisition, 1574. The mandate of the Catholic Church's inquisition was to stamp out heresy. Although empowered to impose sanctions that included torture and execution, such extreme measures were not imposed casually. Nevertheless, the...
From: Conciatore on 28 Oct 2015

Michel Montaigne

Michel MontaignePortrait by Thomas de Leu-1608Michel Montaigne (1533–1592) was the proprietor of a vineyard and later a mayor of Bordeaux, France. However, his claim to fame in history is as popularizer of the writing form known as the essay. In...
From: Conciatore on 16 Jan 2015

The Inquisition Reprise

Insignia of the Inquisition, 1574.The mandate of the Catholic Church's inquisition was to stamp out heresy. Although empowered to impose sanctions that included torture and execution, such extreme measures were not imposed casually. Nevertheless, the...
From: Conciatore on 27 Oct 2014

Learning languages and Love’s Labour’s Lost

John Florio is perhaps best known for his translation of Montaigne’s Essais, published in 1603 and so well written that it was the chosen version even of Shakespeare’s contemporaries who could read French.  Shakespeare is known to have read,...
From: Finding Shakespeare on 26 Sep 2014

The Tempest in our time and its own

The frontispiece for The Tempest from Rowe’s 1709 edition A great authority on Shakespeare, the academic Anne Barton, died a few days ago. She always wrote with an awareness of the play as a piece of theatre and her thoughts were often reflected...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 18 Nov 2013

The Inquisition

Insignia of the Inquisition, 1574.The mandate of the Catholic Church's inquisition was to stamp out heresy. Empowered to impose sanctions that included torture and execution, they were not an organization with which to trifle. In 1600, just over a decade...
From: Conciatore on 13 Nov 2013

Ren Lyfe: Renaissance and Early Modern Fashion Geekery; or, Phillip Stubbes and John Rainolds Would Disapprove of my Fashion Sense

Than who is he that will take pleasure in vayne apparell, which if it be worne but a while will fall to ragges, and if it be not worne, will soone rotte or els be eaten with mothes. –Anatomie of Abuses. Phillip Stubbes. The past week I’ve been terribly...

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