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  The 15th Century
The Fifteenth Century saw the end of the Medieval period in Scotland and the rest of Europe.
For Europe it was a bloody century featuring the climax of the Hundred Years War between England, France and Scotland and the brutal horror of the “Wars of the Roses” where England went to war with itself.
For Scotland, however, the century is marked by the fact that of the four kings crowned during it, none of them died peacefully in their beds.
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 NGA - Italian Painting 15th century
By the early 15th century, however, people in Florence and other towns of central Italy genuinely believed they were living in a new era—the Renaissance.
In the fifteenth century, artists learned to depict the visual world in a naturalistic manner.
Painting in Siena in the 14th and Early 15th Centuries
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  Overview of 15th Century Men's Doublets
14th century doublets, often known as pourpoints, appear to be composed of four main body pieces with the skirts were generally cut one with the body.
The 15th century doublet was usually padded, had a low collar and lacing holes around the bottom of the skirts to which the hose were attached, and, ordinarily, had sleeves.
Early in the 15th century, doublets of both regions tended to have short standing collars that completely circled the neck and plain, tube-shaped sleeves.
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 The Rise & Fall of 15th Century Chinese Seapower   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Fourth, the navy had become dependent in the 15th century on a meager set of maritime missions that were overly fragile and thus the Chinese navy was vulnerable to relatively minor changes in the strategic situation.
Beginning in the 8th century, it became the practice to carry large cargoes of grain from the south to Hopei, the northern province menaced by Chhi-tan and Koreans.
The reasons for the dramatic fall of the 15th century Ming navy were political centralization argument in the country that consistently dominated the region, the struggle in the Imperial court between the Confucian courtiers and the palace eunuchs, the internal policy struggle of ideologies between foreign trade and isolationism.
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 Encyclopedia: 15th century   (Site not responding. Last check: )
(15th century - 16th century - 17th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 16th century was that century which lasted from 1501 to 1600.
Christine de Pizan, showing the interior of an apartment at the end of the 14th or commencement of the 15th century Christine de Pizan (1364 -1430) was a remarkable medieval writer, rhetorician and critic, who strongly challenged misogynist thinking by successfully establishing her authority, even in the midst of the...
Category: 15th century 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...
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 15th Century Renaissance Painting
In the seventeenth century the painters of Spain and the Netherlands were at least the equals and often the superiors of their Italian brethren of the same date, a fact which has its analogies in the history of architecture.
In turning to the sixteenth century painting we note its most important monumental works as the decoration of the Sistine Chapel of the Vatican, by Michael Angelo; the wall-paintings of the Vatican by Raphael, and the decoration of the Doge's Palace in Venice by a whole series of the great Venetian artists.
The idea of fifteenth century art derived from these latter pictures would, for this reason, be a narrow one and yet they are the only pictures which foreign museums or galleries can display, because they are the only ones which are transferable or portable.
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 Manuscripts of the 15th century
The Highlands seem to have had a large number of men of letters during the 15th century, and most of our existing manuscript materials seem to be of that age.
A sight of the sculptures which distinguished the 14th and 15th centuries is prone to remove this impression.
Whatever literature existed in Europe in the 14th and 15th centuries, extended its influence to the Scottish Highlands.
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 Civilization and Capitalism, 15th-18th Century
Fernand Braudel is associated with the influential Annales School (La nouvelle histoire) that advocated a major break from the dominant narrative paradigm of the early twentieth century embracing an approach to history integrating the social sciences with a problem-focused history.
Braudel is uniformly praised as one of the most influential historians of the twentieth century, but a hard act to follow.
Hence the classic image of the entrepreneur serving the public interest, which persisted throughout the nineteenth century, while the virtues of laissez-faire and free trade were everywhere celebrated.
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 15th century - Skeleton Discovered Under 15th Century Ship is Much Older
15th century Centuries : 14th century - 15th century - 16th century Decades : 1400s 1410s 1420s 1430s 1440s 1450s 1460s 1470s 1480s 1490s As a means.
Through the Centuries · 15th Century · 16th Century · 17th Century The fifteenth century constituted the early Renaissance period of music and the
The bones were found three years ago, and the findings mean they are 1500 years older than the 15th century ship under which they were discovered.
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 By the Sword, Inc. 15th Century-Renaissance Helms
Late 15th, early 16th Century close helm with (bellows visor) without roping. An excellent re-production, the cheek pieces overlap and are held in place by a small latch. Comes with and without detailed roping around the neck and brass rivets. 18 gauge steel.
Late 15th, early 16th Century close helm with (bellows visor) and roping. An excellent re-production, the cheek pieces overlap and are held in place by a small latch. Comes with and without detailed roping around the neck and brass rivets. 18 gauge steel.
This early 16th century Close-Helm is characterized by the narrow lines of fluting which were popular during the reign of the Emperor Maximilian I. The visor is fully functional and pivots from bolts on each side of the skull. Made from 18-gauge steel, it comes with brass rivets and roping.
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 15TH CENTURY Articles As a means of recording the passage
As a means of recording the passage of time, the 15th century was that century which lasted from 1401 to 1500.
Written material from the spanish ‘conquistadores’ in the 15th century states that the Guanches could be described as tall and blue-eyed.
The country borders Thailand to its west, Laos to its north, Vietnam to its east, and the Gulf of Thailand to its south.From the 9th century to the 15th century, Cambodia represented the center of the Khmer Empire, with Angkor as a capital.
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 From the late 13th century through the 15th century (from Aristotelianism) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
From the Byzantine renaissance to the 15th century
At the turn of the century, however, Dante's powerful poetical vision could still merge the Averroists' Aristotle, who claimed that natural truths were self-sufficient, and Thomas Aquinas' Aristotle, who endorsed many of the truths of faith.
During the 19th century, both nations struggled to control a large section of territory at the western bulge of the African continent.
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 History 15th Century   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Lollards swept through the country teaching the common people that Scripture was the ultimate authority over the church and sufficient for government of the world.
By the end of the fifteenth century, fifty percent of the populations were either Lollards or in sympathy with them.
Hus prophesied before his execution in 1415: "In one hundred years, God will raise up a man whose calls for reform cannot be suppressed." One Hundred years later, in 1515 Luther was converted and began declaring salvation by faith alone.
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 Historical Documents - 15th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Voting Rights (1870)
To former abolitionists and to the Radical Republicans in Congress who fashioned Reconstruction after the Civil War, the 15th amendment, enacted in 1870, appeared to signify the fulfillment of all promises to African Americans.
Set free by the 13th amendment, with citizenship guaranteed by the 14th amendment, fl males were given the vote by the 15th amendment.
In retrospect, it can be seen that the 15th amendment was in reality only the beginning of a struggle for equality that would continue for more than a century before African Americans could begin to participate fully in American public and civic life.
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 Medieval Sourcebook: Witchcraft Documents [15th Century]
The really intense period of persecution of witches did not come until the late 16th and 17th centuries.
The basic doctrines of the later witchcraze were laid down in documents of the later medieval period.
Real or not, witches and witchcraft, were very real phenomena to the writers of the fifteenth century and later.
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 The Balkan Orthodox view on Islam in the context of the Ottoman conquest and rule during the 14th-15th century
This is the period of Turkish settlement in the Balkans as an ally of the Byzantine emperors, till the fall of Constantinople in1453.
In the 14th century under the leadership of St. Patriarch Evtimios the famost Tarnovo literature school was promoted in Veliko Tarnovo, the capital of Bulgaria.
During the 14th and 15th century was dominant the image of Muslims as robbers and killers.
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 15Th Century
Jacques de Lalaing, a Walloon knight of the 15th century, was one of the best known tournament fighters of his time.
Three years ago this 15th century chateau was on the verge of ruin.
The 15th century saw the climax of the development of Polish Gothic, mirrored in architecture, sculpture and painting.
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 15Th Century: Miscellaneous   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The most significant privileges were: the right to the immunity of knightly fees (1422) and the right to personal immunity [neminem captivabimus nisi iure victum] (1430-1433) by which confiscation and imprisonment could take place only in case of a court ruling.
The natural presence and old world charm of this majestic 15th Century Manor House place it in perfect harmony with what is surely the most beautiful setting in rural Sussex.
The chapel was built in the 15th century by the Knights Templar, a society based on an ancient order which was said to have guarded the ultimate secret.
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 The Great Age Of Discovery - 15th Century
In the beginning of he fourteenth century Bergen was the most distant port to which English vessels resorted.
Towards the end of the fifteenth century the English flag was still a stranger to the Mediterranean.
In 1518 Grijalva is followed by Cortez, who lands at Vera Cruz, overthrows the empire of Montezuma after a series of exploits, and renders the whole coast of Mexico far to the north subject to the Spanish crown.
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 15th Century Arms and Armour   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Later on in the 15th century, after the 1430's, a short surcoat known as a tabard was worn over the harness.
The steel bow was introduced for the crossbow (C&S3 heavy crossbow) very early in the 15th century, but the longbow and the ordinary short or self bow continued in use.
The sword was still widely used, sometimes with a small target shield or buckler, but the large dagger seen on the right hip of many fighting men seems to have disappeared by the second quarter of the century.
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 boys clothes : 15th century
The 15th century in many ways is when Europe began to make the transition from the Medieval to the modern world.
The influence of 15th century garments can be seen in the academic gowns that teachers at English public (exclusive private) schools still wore in the early 20th century and are still worn by university dons for ceremonial purposes.
Constantinople had declined by the 15th century to a shadow of its former imperial glory.
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 TIMELINE 15th CENTURY page of ULTIMATE SCIENCE FICTION WEB GUIDE
By the 20th Century, the world of Science had almost completely triumphed, with the possible exception of Astrology colums being syndicated to so many newspapers.
By the mid-17th Century it was known in mnost of Europe, and became significant in North America after the Boston Tea Party.
In the late 20th Century Professor Jenijoy LaBelle argues that major poems by William Blake are based on this painting.
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 New Information
Late 16th century German Fencing from the Codex Guelf 83
Duel of the Century - the Jarnac-Chastaganeraye Judicial Combat of 1547
The Harleian Manuscript Analysis Project - Interpretation of a 15th century English text on the two-hand or great-sword
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Bill Reid and the rebirth of Haida art
a forgotten village where people are leaving like in the 15th century
In a country where success is highly prized, children are recruited at the age of 4, to be trained and form an elite at the age of 10.
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 Timeline of Costume: 15th Century Northern Europe (1400 to 1500ce) pg1
Timeline of Costume: 15th Century Northern Europe (1400 to 1500ce) pg1
15th Century Northern Europe (1400 to 1500ce) Pg 1
Fashion in the Age of the Black Prince : A Study of the Years 1340-1365
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 Understanding 15th Century Italian Dance
Italian dance of the 15th century is worthy of our study and performing in the SCA for several reasons.
In addition to being an independent dance form, it was one of the 4 misure which make up 15th century Italian balli, being faster than the quaternario and composed in 6/8 time.
She is widely recognized as one of the foremost authorities on reconstruction of 15 century Italian dance and I first learned this dance form under her.
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 15th Century Arms and Armour   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Later on in the 15th century, after the 1430's, a short surcoat known as a tabard was worn over the harness.
The steel bow was introduced for the crossbow (C&S3 heavy crossbow) very early in the 15th century, but the longbow and the ordinary short or self bow continued in use.
The sword was still widely used, sometimes with a small target shield or buckler, but the large dagger seen on the right hip of many fighting men seems to have disappeared by the second quarter of the century.
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