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  The Last Days in the 14th Century
Many Christians through the centuries, always convinced that their time was that of the end, has always pointed to the ones who doubted the messages of doom and gloom, and applied to them the worlds in 2.
The century ended at the closing of this savage destruction; Timur Lenk died in 1405 during a campaign against China.
century, having the same confused and a-historical understanding of "end-time signs" as contemporary doomsayers like Hal Lindsay or the Jehovahs Witnesses, could not fail to be convinced that the end of the world was imminent in 1400.
blogs.salon.com /0001561/stories/2003/01/15/theLastDaysInThe14thCentury.html   (1249 words)

 14th Century Sewing & Textile Information
In the fourteenth century they were used for both the outside and the lining of garments.
Twill patterns (two over, one under) were the common weave with this type of loom, and they were not usually subjected to the same sort of finishing processes as the tabby woven cloth, since the napping would obscure the attractive weave.
This type of loom was certainly still in use in Greenland during the 14th century.
www.damehelen.com /sewing/wool.html   (1128 words)

 14th Century : iSOUND.COM™
Crafting simple drum patterns on a casio keyboard since he was five years old and scribing darts since he was six, 14th Century has built on lessons taught by the grandmasters of the artform.
14th Century goes against the grain during the modern-era of stagnant hip-hop staying true to the art of lyricism and pushing the envelope with each record he produces.
In 2004 14th dropped Gung Fu The First Principle (Paper Cranes); a politically-charged album flourishing with super-lyrical darts and dreamlike audio-scapes.
www.isound.com /14th_century   (532 words)

 Early Tibetan Mandalas
Early Tibetan Mandalas - The Rossi Collection has been exhibited in Paris, France; Maastricht, Holland; and most recently in Peaceful Wind Gallery, Santa Fe, NM from Sept. 16 - October 29, 1994.
The exhibition features 14 fine Tibetan paintings of mandalas dating from the 13th to the 16th centuries, drawn from the collections of Rossi & Rossi, London.
The on-line catalogue is based on the limited edition (500 numbered copies) catalogue written by Jane Casey Singer and produced for the exhibition.
www.asianart.com /mandalas/mandimge.html   (100 words)

 14th Century Gedolim   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rav Nissim the son of Reuven was born in Spain in the early part of the 14th century (or late 13th).
He lived in Seville around the turn of the century and was a student of the Ba'al HaTurim.
Born in Barcelona in 1326, Rav Yitzchak the son of Sheshet Perfet fled to Algiers in 1391 to escape widespread massacres.
www.chaburas.org /14cent.html   (534 words)

 14th Century Gedolim   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rav Nissim the son of Reuven was born in Spain in the early part of the 14th century (or late 13th).
He lived in Seville around the turn of the century and was a student of the Ba'al HaTurim.
Born in Barcelona in 1326, Rav Yitzchak the son of Sheshet Perfet fled to Algiers in 1391 to escape widespread massacres.
chaburas.org /14cent.html   (534 words)

  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: 1387
Centuries: 13th century - 14th century - 15th century Decades: 1330s 1340s 1350s 1360s 1370s - 1380s - 1390s 1400s 1410s 1420s 1430s Years: 1380 1381 1382 1383 1384 1385 1386 1387 1388 1389 Events and Trends The city of Sofia (Bulgaria) is taken by the Ottoman Empire (Turks).
(14th century - 15th century - 16th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 15th century was that century which lasted from 1401 to 1500.
Seal of Margaret I of Denmark 1381 and 1403 Margaret I Queen of Denmark and Norway, Regent of Sweden (1353 – October 28, 1412) was born in Vordingborg Castle, the daughter of Valdemar IV of Denmark and Helvig of Sonderjylland.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/1387   (1789 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: 1385
Centuries: 13th century - 14th century - 15th century Decades: 1320s 1330s 1340s 1350s 1360s - 1370s - 1380s 1390s 1400s 1410s 1420s Years: 1370 1371 1372 1373 1374 1375 1376 1377 1378 1379 Events and Trends Mamai was a powerful military commander of Golden Horde, who resided in the western part of this...
Events and Trends 1392 Korean founder of the Joseon Dynasty General Yi Seonggye led a coup détat, overthrowing the kingdom of Goryeo and founding the kingdom of Joseon End of the reign of Emperor Go-Kameyama of Japan 1394 Expulsion of Jews from France 1395 End of reign of...
The Union of Krewo (or Union of Krevo) was a a political and dynastic agreement between Queen Jadwiga of Poland and Grand Prince Jagiello of Lithuania and the begining of the Polish-Lithuanian Union.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/1385   (1656 words)

 UK Parliament - Palace
The Palace of Westminster was the principal residence of the kings of England from the middle of the 11th century until 1512.
The mason/architect of the 14th century rebuilding was Henry Yevele, and the carpenter/designer of the roof, Hugh Herland.
During later centuries, the Hall housed the courts of law, and was the place of many notable state trials, for instance, those of Thomas More, Charles I, Warren Hastings, and the Gunpowder Plot conspirators.
www.parliament.uk /works/palace.cfm   (1317 words)

The main tile producing centre from the mid 14th century to the end of the 17th century was Ä°znik.
From the mid 14th century to the mid 15th century, “Red Paste” tiles were produced in İznik and its neighbourhood.
At the end of the 15th century, influenced by Chinese porcelain, blue-and-white tiles with white paste, colourless glaze and mostly uncoated were produced in Kütahya as well as in İznik.
www.turizm.gov.tr /EN/Yonlendir.aspx?17A16AE30572D3130239EEA0FCDF038B32855A6FE3B7C2C1   (610 words)

 WebMuseum: La Renaissance
The term Renaissance, describing the period of European history from the early 14th to the late 16th century, is derived from the French word for rebirth, and originally referred to the revival of the values and artistic styles of classical antiquity during that period, especially in Italy.
In the 19th century, Jules MICHELET and Jakob BURCKHARDT popularized the idea of the Renaissance as a distinct historical period heralding the modern age, characterized by the rise of the individual, scientific inquiry and geographical exploration, and the growth of secular values.
In general, the 15th century saw a modest recovery with the construction of palaces for the urban elites, a boom in the decorative arts, and renewed long-distance trade headed by Venice in the Mediterranean and the HANSEATIC LEAGUE in the north of Europe.
www.ibiblio.org /wm/paint/glo/renaissance   (1448 words)

 Search Results for "14th century"
...of ancient Persia and later ruled by Arabs (8th century), Turks (11th century), Mongols (13th-14th century), and Uzbeks (late 15th century), it was annexed by Russia...
Venice (See 1310)ITALY IN THE 15TH CENTURY (MAP)In the early 14th century, Venice dominated the trade of the Adriatic and possessed many colonies throughout the...
Background:A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century.
www.bartleby.com /cgi-bin/texis/webinator/sitesearch?FILTER=&query=14th+century   (319 words)

 14th century
In 14th Century Europe the Black Plague took the land by storm leaving the survival rate at around 50 70 of the population.
Europe in the 12th century AD was in many ways the same as Europe in the 14th century, but in certain key ways it was also different, with many changes for the...
The decrease of construction in the 14th century could be seen along with the cathedrals started in the 12th and 13th centuries and never finished because of...
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 14th century art
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To be included in the full report in 2001 --- might be useful in a particular 14th century art or population.
A finding of insufficient evidence of 14th century art studies had to meet local objectives, recommendations and other agencies and organizations in developing and.
hometown.aol.com /PrissieSen5688/14th-century-art.html   (284 words)

 The Trans-Saharan Gold Trade (7th–14th century) | Thematic Essay | Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The shaded portion indicates the empire of Mali in the fourteenth century, and the dashed lines trace the main trans-Saharan routes of the period.
From the seventh to the eleventh century, trans-Saharan trade linked the Mediterranean economies that demanded gold—and could supply salt—to the sub-Saharan economies, where gold was abundant.
In the fourteenth century, cowrie shells were introduced from the eastern coast as local currency, but gold and salt remained the principal mediums of long-distance trade.
www.metmuseum.org /toah/hd/gold/hd_gold.htm   (868 words)

 A large possibly 14th century dish
The decoration looks like a typical 14th century piece and I have also seen early Ming's with the soft looking, small crackled, glaze this plate has.
I have of course never seen this center panel together with this border on the same piece before, but they are anyway perfectly contemporary and both from the 14th century.
As we know it is a common mistake by later copyists to mix decorative motifs from different periods and thus changing the meaning of the decoration.
www.gotheborg.com /qa/simon.shtml   (806 words)

 Archaeological site of Mystras   (Site not responding. Last check: )
After 1262 it came under Byzantine control, and at the middle of the 14th century became the seat of the Despotate of Moreas.
It belongs to a mixed architectural type: it is a three-aisled basilica on the ground floor with a narthex and a bell tower (dated to the second half of the 13th century), and a cross-in-square church on the upper floor (added in the first half of the 15th century).
The church is decorated with wall paintings of exceptional artistic quality, made by various artists of the third quarter of the 14th century.
www.culture.gr /2/21/212/21205a/e212ea01.html   (631 words)

 An Introduction to Mali
The first of these empires was the empire of Ghana, which from the 4th to the 11th century controlled the trans-Saharan caravan routes.
Mali reached its pinnacle of power and wealth during the 14th century, extending over almost all of West Africa and controlling virtually all of the rich trans-Saharan gold trade.
In the late nineteenth century, Mali became a French colony, and in 1960 it became independent.
www.geographia.com /mali   (585 words)

 CorpWatch : EUROPE: Mercenary Money Made the World Go Around
Historians have already drawn parallels between contemporary horrors and the horrors of the 14th century, when Europe was undermined by successive disasters, from the fl death to the Anglo-French wars, to the peasants' revolts, to the schisms and corruptions of the Church.
And one feature of the 14th century now has disturbing parallels with the contemporary world - the growth of mercenary armies which operate beyond the control of governments or nations.
Looking back on the greed and violence of that dreadful century it is hard to resist the temptation to make parallels with our own; particularly with the private armies which have emerged from the chaos of Africa, and have now spread to Iraq and parts of the Middle East and the old Russian empire.
www.corpwatch.org /article.php?id=11691   (1418 words)

 ORB: Transcriptions and Translations
They must comprise one of the most complete artefacts of Cornish popular culture to have survived from the Middle Ages and are, as Edwin Norris, their 19th century editor and translator, has it, 'the most important relic known to exist of the Celtic dialect once spoken in Cornwall'.
A collection of accounts of mid and late 14th century formal deeds of arms (jousts, the Combat of the Thirty, tournaments).
It is probably the most important example of the collections known as florilegia that were compiled during the 13th-15th centuries and were primarily used by preachers in composing sermons.
www.the-orb.net /libindex.html   (400 words)

 Chu Nom script
Sometime during the 10th century AD the Vietnamese adapted the Chinese script to write their own language and called their script 'Chữ-nôm' (southern script).
It was during the Tarn Dynasty (late 13th century) that the script was systematized and started to be used in literature.
In the mid 18th century, some schools in Vietnam began to teach Quốc Ngữ, but it wasn't until the beginning of the 20th century that the use of Quoc Ngữ became widespread.
www.omniglot.com /writing/chunom.htm   (464 words)

 Images | AskAsia.org
Thailand, Buriram Province, Prakhon Chai; 8th century Copper alloy with inlays of silver and fl stone H.
7th - 14th century), 8th century Copper alloy with traces of gilding and pigment H.
Cambodia; pre-Angkor period (200-802), 7th century Sandstone H.
www.askasia.org /teachers/images/index.php?no=171&era=04&grade=01&geo=04&length=50&s=&p=2   (284 words)

 14th Century Society
We are an interdisciplinary and multinational group of professional scholars whose research interests focus on the European fourteenth century, a period of history most tactfully described as an "age of adversity." Such an assessment, however, does not tell the whole story.
While it is reasonably well known that the fourteenth century brought plague, warfare, famine, schism, and lousy weather to Europe, the same time period also produced some of our greatest authors, artists, musicians, mystics, philosophers, and theologians.
The 14th Century Society was founded for the purposes of fostering scholarship on this period and providing opportunities for dialogue between fourteenth-century specialists in fields including art history, history, music, language and literature studies, philosophy, and religious studies.
pages.slu.edu /faculty/anderswl/14thc/index.html   (361 words)

 A Selection of Medieval Music
Although the Medieval era stretches back centuries, and indeed plainchant repertories go back much farther, the starting point for this survey will be the early polyphonic music and contemporaneous monophonic songs of the 12th century.
It was during the 12th century that polyphony developed into elaborate forms in two centers: Paris and St. Martial de Limoges, with the latter preceding the former.
The later 14th century was a period during which the French style dominated secular composition throughout Europe.
www.medieval.org /emfaq/beginlst/medieval.htm   (1279 words)

 The Travels of Sir John Mandeville: The Fantastic 14th-Century Account of a Journey to the East
Written to encourage and instruct pilgrims traveling to biblical lands, The Travels recounts Mandeville's experiences in the Holy Land, Egypt, India, China, and "the lands beyond." Five centuries passed before the remarkably exacting accounts of events and geography were found to be probable fabrications.
A vast treasury of invaluable observations on the peoples and geography of the Near East and Asia in the 13th century.
9 daring explorers — from the 7th to the 17th century — provide invaluable insights into the historical and intellectual climate of Palestine and the Holy Land.
store.doverpublications.com /0486443787.html   (249 words)

 Images | AskAsia.org
7th - 14th century), late 8th century Copper alloy H.
Vietnam; 15th century Stoneware painted with underglaze cobalt blue H.
Burma (Myanmar); 14th - 15th century Gilt copper alloy H.
www.askasia.org /teachers/images/index.php?no=196&era=&grade=01&geo=04   (180 words)

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