Savonarola


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Savonarola

Girolamo . 1452--98, Italian religious and political reformer. As a Dominican prior in Florence he preached against contemporary sinfulness and moral corruption. When the Medici were expelled from the city (1494) he instituted a severely puritanical republic but lost the citizens' support after being excommunicated (1497). He was hanged and burned as a heretic

Savonarola

(1452–1498) rabble-rousing bane of Renaissance Florence. [Ital. Hist.: Plumb, 141–142, 166–167]

Savonarola (1452–1498)

reformer priest, hanged and burned at the stake as a heretic. [Ital. Hist.: Benét, 900]
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Uma vez que seu partido havia, entao, assumido o comando de Florenca, Savonarola podia iniciar sua reforma religiosa para consumar aquilo que ele pensava ser a Nova Jerusalem: o homossexualismo, o adulterio, a embriaguez publica foram proibidos, e uma milicia de jovens instaurada para detectar, expor e punir quem incorresse nesses crimes, mesmo que fossem frades.
Girolamo Maria Francesco Matteo Savonarola was born third of seven children.
Las primeras noticias que tenemos de el nos lo muestran tomando parte activa en los asuntos de su ciudad natal en 1498, ano en que el regimen controlado por Savonarola abandono el poder.
It is only within the last couple of decades that scholars have begun to liberate the controversial Dominican preacher Girolamo Savonarola (1452-1498) from the numerous and contradictory assessments of him--heretic, righteous, and courageous proto-Protestant, theocratic bigot, philistine, and saint--that have been perpetuated since before his public execution by hanging and fire on 23 May 1498 in Florence.
A final chapter (145-87) on sung poetry in the early sixteenth century (1510-1550) covers the influence of Savonarola on its practice, its concentration in Dominican convents, and its eventual decline.
and Savonarola found new ways to integrate these poles, around which theological and philosophical thought were organized.
Bardo, Tito, and Savonarola represent alternative perspectives on the nature of history and the individual's place both within and attitude toward history.
Lope embraces a Scholastic-Aristotelian perspective that he validates in Savonarola and the Florentine humanists who categorized poetry and rhetoric as subservient to the higher disciplines of logic, dialectic and philosophy a view in some aspects not unlike that of Ramus.
In a reversal of fortune, the Medicis, a family that created the elements of modern banking in 14th and 15th century Florence, were ousted by the vengeful reformer Savonarola.
There are some slips: Pistoia was a subject not a client city of Florence; Cosimo de' Medici was not the architect of the Peace of Lodi; the city of Imola did not dominate Florence's trade routes to northern Europe; Savonarola was not a monk.
A highly polemical figure of the Italian Renaissance, Fra Girolamo Savonarola is well known for his pivotal role in Florentine politics and religious practices in the last decade of the 15th century.
Although Girolamo Savonarola is remembered for the profound impact he had on Florentine society and politics at the end of the fifteenth century, scholars have generally tended to forget that it was women who first flocked to hear his sermons and that it was women who, after his sudden demise, kept his teachings and his memory alive in the face of continued ecclesiastical and political pressure to suppress the movement.