The Pocket Guide to World History

Remonstrants. 1610-. Persecuted Dutch Arminians’ remonstrance vs Calvinism. [Read more ...]

Remus. Twin brother of Romulus; legendary founders of Rome. Killed by Romulus after jumping over town wall. [Read more ...]

Renaissance. 13-16C Rebirth of the arts, under classical influence. Humanism. Spread from Italy. Art. Architecture. Music. [Read more ...]

Renaissance Architecture. Italy 15C-. England 1558-1702. Intellectual search for harmony with Roman and mathematical proportions. Michelangelo. Bramante. Brunelleschi. Manetti. [Read more ...]

Renaissance Art. 14-15C. Approaches ideal depiction of nature. Perspective, proportion, sfumato. Florentine. Venetian. [Read more ...]

Renaissance Music. c16C. Freer, flexible polyphony; steady, predictable rhythm. Palestrina. Gabrieli. English madrigals. [Read more ...]

Renan, Ernest. 1823-92. French writer: Future of Science, Origins of Christianity. Life of Jesus 1863. [Read more ...]

Renart, le Roman de. Group of French adventure romances written in the 12-13C. [Read more ...]

Renaudot, Théophraste. 1586-1653. Physician to Louis XIII. Huguenot. Founder of first periodical, Gazette de France 1631. [Read more ...]

Reni, Guido. 1575-1642. Italian Baroque painter. Aurora and the Hours 1613. [Read more ...]

Renner, Karl. 1870-1950. Austrian republican leader and president. Supported union with Germany before WWII. [Read more ...]

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