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  16th Century Europe
Puffing and slashing was the perfect visual metaphor for the 16th Century, because it suggests a society that is literally bursting at the seams with new ideas and problems.
The late 16th Century is commonly and rightly associated with Queen Elizabeth I of England, and so is often referred to as the Elizabethan era.
By the end of the 16th Century, upper class European clothing bore not the slightest resemblance to dress of the beginning of the Century, and it stylistically was very far removed from the dress of other cultures.
www.costumes.org /classes/fashiondress/16thCent.htm   (1644 words)

 16th century - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
15th century - 16th century - 17th century
As a means of recording the passage of time, the 16th century was that century which lasted from 1501 to 1600.
Martin Luther at age 46 (Lucas Cranach the Elder, 1529)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/16th_century   (1222 words)

 Understanding Persian fashion in the 16th century requires careful study of multiple sources
The brocades of the 15th and 16th century Persia were of a superior quality, which we no longer have the knowledge to weave.
The tāj was a close-fitting skullcap, which by late 16th century tapered into a long point from the center of the crown and was made of felted wool.
In the late 16th century, the female rūyi qāba was cut with a straight front and did not have the crossover panel worn by the men.
www.roxanefarabi.com /ClothingPgs/Clothingarticle.htm   (6205 words)

 whhs bushbury 16th century
In the sixteenth century the old route past the church was still the main road from Stafford to Wolverhampton and Warwick.
Rowden Lanes appears in the parish register well into the eighteenth century, and there is a grave in the churchyard of a resident of that place dated 1845.
A group of men and boys of all ages walked the perimeters of the manor and so ensured that knowledge of these boundaries should be handed down from one generation to another, before maps came to be made.
www.localhistory.scit.wlv.ac.uk /articles/bushbury/16thcent.htm   (1624 words)

 16th century : 16th Century   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The English wool which they brought back employed early as the middle of the twelfth century cloths of Flanders were ships of Friesland in the Belt, and even.html">even in the Levant.
The Burgundian support to their undertakings, and the enterprise of a private protection soon placed them in a position even to renounce the Hanseatic Hanseatic merchants, against whom the coasts of Spain were closed, and purchase their Spanish goods in the markets of the Netherlands.
Bruges, in Flanders, was, in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, the all nations.
www.explainthat.info /16/16th-century.html   (552 words)

 NGA - Italian Painting 16th century
In the early sixteenth century, the center of patronage in the arts shifted to Rome.
The style of these artists was not fully accepted by Venetian artists, however, who were more interested in effects of color, light, atmosphere, and texture: Titian instilled a new sensuality in his art, while Tintoretto's scenes are boldly sketched and highly dramatic in mood.
Later in the sixteenth century came stylistic developments that are now called the baroque.
www.nga.gov /collection/gallery/ita16.shtm   (401 words)

 16th Century Theatre Database
Arden of Feversham - A brief history of the sixteenth century play based on an actual murder.
The Early English Theaters - An account of the rise of the earliest English theaters and description of their conditions.
- An analysis of the interludes of this sixteenth century writer.
www.theatredatabase.com /16th_century   (425 words)

 HOASM: The Venetian Style
The great event in the domain of sacred music in early 16th century Venice was the election, in 1527, with the support of the Doge Andrea Gritti, of Willaert as maestro di cappella of St. Mark's.
The effect of his residence in Venice is evident in the technical resources of sacred polyphony throughout Italy--including Palestrina 's--during the whole of the century.
Having the choir divided for the antiphonal singing of part-music was a device known in the north; moreover, it was not new to Italian soil, but the old practice was to achieve new life at the hands of Willaert (who, however, is not credited with its invention by Zarlino, as is often claimed).
www.hoasm.org /IVN/IVNVenetianStyle.html   (1141 words)

 Embellishment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
There are few centuries that rival the 16th century in the quantity and quality of the embellishment used on the clothing of the upper classes in Europe.
I find that another excellent source for 16th century fashions are in the portraits of the time.
Because everything was sewn by hand in the 16th century then it would be apparent that if you wanted to reproduce the "look" you would stitch everything by hand.
pweb.jps.net /~mgordon/embellishment.html   (1583 words)

 boys clothes : 16th century
By the 16th century the hose were divided into trunk hose or hauts-de-chausses, which consisted of a number of rings or puffs of material passing horizontally around the thigh; and stockings or bas-de-chausses.
Just as the 16th century was a century of unprcedented change in science, economics, and social thought, so did the pace of fashion change quicken.
Society in the 16th century continued to be divided into four principal groups: the nobility, merchants, the landowning farmer, and the landless mostly agricultural laborers.
histclo.com /chron/c1500.html   (2543 words)

 Sixteenth Century
The economy was a prosperous one at the beginning of the century, with even the average peasant able to afford a bit of meat in the stew pot.
In the second half of the century, the dynastic struggles continued and the characters of many of the emerging nations of Europe were formed.
The second half of the century was consumed with the Wars of Religion, which were as much a political and civil conflict as a religious one.
www.lepg.org /sixteen.htm   (1100 words)

 16th century Satanism - an imaginary religion
This form of Satanism was invented by the Roman Catholic Church in the 15th century CE, just prior to the time of the Witch burnings.
Outrageous claims have been made of as many as 60,000 ritual killings a year in North America, and of baby breeding prisons where young women are kept continually pregnant so that their infants can be taken and sacrificed.
No criminal investigation in the past 300 years is known to have found hard evidence of Satanic Ritual Abuse (with the possible exception of a case in Greece during 1995).
www.religioustolerance.org /satanis5.htm   (1291 words)

 16th Century
That reflects a situation that ceased to be the case in 1508, when the aqueduct was apparently re-sited just downstream of the town.
Subsequent additions must have been made to that original as is shown, for example, by the representation of the armies of the Ottoman Turk, Selim, who captured Cairo in 1517.
It was the source for most of the subsequent Sixteenth and Seventeenth century representations of the city.
ias.berkeley.edu /cmes/icmc_files/icmc/16th.htm   (364 words)

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The native population collapse in 16th century Mexico was a demographic catastrophe with one of the highest death rates in history.
Recently developed tree-ring evidence has allowed the levels of precipitation to be reconstructed for north central Mexico, adding to the growing body of epidemiologic evidence and indicating that the 1545 and 1576 epidemics of cocoliztli (Nahuatl for "pest”) were indigenous hemorrhagic fevers transmitted by rodent hosts and aggravated by extreme drought conditions.
This ark is of clamped-front construction, a form which originated with chests of the 13th century and survived into the 16th century for sloping-topped arks or "hutches".
www.lycos.com /info/16th-century.html?page=3   (488 words)

 Category:16th century - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 16th century is the time from 1501 to 1600, not 1500 to 1599 as is widely and erroneously believed.
<< - Years in the 16th century - >>
There are 29 subcategories shown below (more may be shown on subsequent pages).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:16th_century   (84 words)

 Constructing 16th Century Welsh Names
The 16th century was in many ways a transition in Welsh naming practices between the Welsh way of doing things and the English way.
The sources for this pamphlet are a collection of late-16th century toll records from Pembrokeshire and summaries of legal procedings from Chancery records of the first half of the 16th century.
This pamphlet does not attempt to describe all the possible names and name patterns that could be found in 16th century Wales, but rather is a guide to how to construct a name that would be "typical" for the time and place.
www.sca.org /heraldry/laurel/welsh16.html   (1202 words)

 DragonBear: 16th Century Samplers
There are some band samplers from the 16th century but the style became much more prevalent in the first half of the 17th century.
The only 16th century example I've seen pictured is an English one from the Museum of London from around 1580-1600.
Other needlework stitches and methods known to have been used in the 16th century were applique, basket, beading, braid, cord, darning, double-coral, fishbone, gobelin, gold-work, hem, herringbone, laid, laid & couched, long & short, loop, oriental plait, pattern darning, plaited braid, raised, running, sequins, split, split-brick, square double-chain, stem, tent, and wire-work.
www.dragonbear.com /samplers.html   (1596 words)

 Building a 16th Century Linenfold Chest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Linenfold was a common decorative technique used in late 15th and 16th century Europe to decorate wooden panels for a wide range of range of uses such as chests, chairs, wall panelling, and other pieces of furniture.
Many linenfold chests have survived to the present, most of which are similar in general layout.
century but not modelled after any particular piece.
www.medievalwoodworking.com /articles/linenfold/linenfold.html   (676 words)

 16th Century Persian Women's Clothing
With a careful study of 16th century Persian miniature painting, along with an understanding of clothing construction from neighboring areas, it is possible to make a fairly accurate reproduction of women's clothing from Persia.
The Ottoman Turks during the 16th century wore multiple layers, and many of the surviving Ottoman garments are cut to make the most use of the available fabric (Martin, Ottoman).
Ottoman Turkish clothing of the 16th century used brocaded textiles (Scarce, Ottoman 14), and it is likely that brocades were also used in Persian clothing.
fenris.net /~lizyoung/16thCePers/16thCePersian.html   (3512 words)

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There are few centuries that rival the 16th century in the quantity and quality of the embellishment used on the clothing of the upper classes in Europe.
I find that another excellent source for 16th century fashions are in the portraits of the time.
Because everything was sewn by hand in the 16th century then it would be apparent that if you wanted to reproduce the "look" you would stitch everything by hand.
lynnmcmasters.com /embellishment.html   (1609 words)

 Poems by 16th Century Dramatists
- An index of poems by dramatists of the nineteenth century.
- An index of poems by dramatists of the eighteenth century.
- An index of poems by dramatists of the seventeenth century.
www.poetry-archive.com /collections/16th_century_dramatists.html   (141 words)

The 16th Century was a time of great exploration, religious turmoil, political turmoil, scientific advances, and extraordinary literature.
Oddly enough, those chivalric romances were not quite killed by Cervantes, and survived in mutated form in the fantasy novels of the late 20th century.
The flavor of this masterpiece can be found in the late 20th century works of the Strugatsy brothers (always poking fun at Soviet stuffed shirts), the comic fiction of Robert Sheckley, Frederic Brown, or any of the iconoclastic works of SF which exalt the individual.
www.magicdragon.com /UltimateSF/timeline16.html   (4831 words)

 16th Century Lutheran & Orthodox Dialogue
Already by the sixteenth century language and culture was a barrier between the East and the West.
It was not until the nineteenth and twentieth centuries that Orthodox Christian East began to become free from her various oppressors around the world.
The common use of the term "Orthodox" to signify the church of the East should signify to the churches of the West that the Eastern Church is committed to maintain the genuine characteristics of the one church of Christ.
www.stpaulsirvine.org /html/lutheran.htm   (7503 words)

 16th century BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Greece between East and West, 10th-8th centuries BC: Papers of the meeting at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, March 15-16th, 1990
I recently got back from a trip to Spain, having heard much Spanish classical guitar music on their national classical FM radio station (which I would recommend listening to while in Spain, it seems to be available everywhere, although on different freque...
The ribald humor and over-the-top tall tales of François Rabelais are the sort of material that Dominique Visse and the Ensemble Clément Janequin, the preeminent comedians of the early-music world, would find irresistible.
www.freeglossary.com /16th_century_BC   (370 words)

 Facts - Office of Cultural & Historical Programs
When European ships first landed on Florida in the 16th century, the area was well populated.
Indians of the Timucua, Apalachee, Ais, Tekesta and Calusa were farming rich lands in the north -- growing corn, beans and squash -- and fishing or hunting for most of their food in the south.
As a result of the fierce and determined hostility that the Apalachee manifested toward the first Spanish intrusions into their territory in the second quarter of the 16th century, Spain made no additional attempts to contact them until early in the next century.
dhr.dos.state.fl.us /facts/history/settlements   (796 words)

 The Early History of the Kilt
When trying to recreate one of the first belted plaids from the late 16th century, it is necessary to extrapolate from what we know of the garment from later times.
You work at a museum of 20th century clothing and you are trying to tie the shoelaces on a pair of reproduction sneakers.
By the 16th century, when we begin to see the earliest type of kilted garment (the belted plaid), tartan had become characteristic of Highland Dress.
www.scottishtartans.org /kilt.html   (5227 words)

 Tarot Magick in the 16th Century
And because magick seems to often go hand in hand with divination, indeed as Ruth Martin points out, sometimes the ritual difference between conjurations and divinations were not all that apparent, this hints at the possibility that Tarot cards were being used in Venice in 1589 for divination (and not just the lighthearted variety).
It seems to me as well that attention should now be focused on the 16th century (and perhaps earlier) in answering questions concerning the origin of alternative uses of playing cards and Tarot.
The 18th century, while obviously still the temporal focus for the beginning of our modern, occult, versions of Tarot, must now be seen as an inheritor of an already long-established tradition of Tarot magick (which most likely includes Tarot divination).
jktarot.com /tarmag16.html   (1474 words)

 16th Century Antiquities
A fragment of a bronze purse frame dating from the late 15th early 16th century.
This type of purse frame came in to popularity in about the 1460s and remained an essential part of dress until almost the end of the 16th century.
A fragment of a bronze purse frame dating from the late 15th or early 16th century inlaid with niello lines.
members.aol.com /DougStrong/a-16th.htm   (665 words)

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