Renaissance Quarterly

A journal covering art, literature, and history of the Renaissance for the academic audience. Contains research studies, review essays, and book reviews. Features literary works and themes, as well as specialized studies in the arts, religion, and social

Articles from Vol. 56, No. 4, Winter

2002 Financial Statement
REPORT OF INDEPENDENT CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT Members of the Executive Board And Advisory Council The Renaissance Society of America I have audited the statements of financial position of The Renaissance Society of America (a New York nonprofit...
49th Annual Meeting of the Council of the Renaissance Society of America
TORONTO, CANADA FRIDAY, 28 MARCH 2003 12:30 PM LAKEVIEW ROOM COLONY TORONTO HOTEL The Council Meeting was attended by the RSA Executive Board, current and past discipline representatives, affiliate representatives, and other distinguished members...
Books Received
EDITIONS AND TRANSLATIONS: Alberti, Leon Battista. Momus. (The I Tatti Renaissance Library, 8.) Ed. Virginia Brown. Trans. Sarah M. Knight. Cambridge, MA and London: Harvard University Press, 2003. xxv + 407 pp. index. bibl. $29.95. ISBN: 0-67400754-9....
Constitution and Bylaws of the Renaissance Society of America as Amended 28 March 2003 at the 49th Annual Council Meeting Held in the Colony Toronto Hotel, Toronto, Canada
CONSTITUTION ARTICLE I. NAME. The name of this Society shall be THE RENAISSANCE SOCIETY OF AMERICA. The Society shall be a corporation. ARTICLE II. PURPOSE. SECTION 1. The purpose of this Society shall be the advancement of learning...
Elizabeth Pickering: The First Woman to Print Law Books in England and Relations within the Community of Tudor London's Printers and Lawyers *
Elizabeth Pickering took over Robert Redman's press when he died in 1540, thus becoming the first woman known to print books in England. Her books tell us simply that she was Redman's widow. Wills and other legal documents in the London archives permit...
Raphael's Portrait Leo X with Cardinals Giulio De' Medici and Luigi De' Rossi: A Religious Interpretation *
For twelve years, beginning in 1984, the group portrait Leo X with Cardinals Giulio de' Medici and Luigi de' Rossi (fig. 1) painted by Raphael Sanzio (1483-1520) underwent a thorough cleaning along with ultraviolet-ray, reflectographic, and radiographic...
The Doctrine, Life, and Roman Trial of the Frisian Philosopher Henricus De Veno (1574?-1613) *
INTRODUCTION Among the key elements that separate the scholastic understanding of nature from that of modern science, our history books routinely single out matter theory for its importance. The difference between the two views of nature lies in...
The Sorbonnic Trots: Staging the Intestinal Distress of the Roman Catholic Church in French Reform Theater *
Given that this current age so often has recourse to metaphors of illness to elucidate social and cultural troubles--so many collective rhetorical neuroses in an era of psychoanalysis, so many cancers eating away at the latter-day body politic--we...