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  17th Century Theatre Database
Italian and Spanish Drama: 1600-1650 - A detailed analysis of the development of dramatic literature in Italy and Spain during the first half of the seventeenth century, with special attention paid to the work of Calderon.
National Drama: Spain to 1700 - An overview of Spanish drama, from its beginnings to the end of the seventeenth century.
Origin of the Opera - An analysis of the artistic atmosphere in seventeenth century Italy which lead to the development of opera.
www.theatredatabase.com /17th_century   (565 words)

  
 17th Century Costume Links at The Costumer's Manifesto
MaraRiley.net dedicated to 17th and 18th century costume in Europe and the American colonies.
Chasuble, late 17th century French, silk, silver-gilt and silk thread, couching, satin stitch, 98 x 89 cm, Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.
17th Century Style Russian Costumes worn by the Russian Nobility to the Romanov Anniversary Ball held at the Winter Palace, February 1903.
www.costumes.org /history/100pages/17thlinks.htm   (1180 words)

  
  17th Century French Gardens
In the 17th century French gardens were constructed in a style that emphasized the control and manipulation of nature.
In the 17th century Versailles contained a menagerie so large that it included apartments and a salon in the middle where nobles could enjoy the solitude of the countryside.
This painting shows an example of the extorbitant fountains that were constructed in the gardens of nobles during the 17th century.
www.mtholyoke.edu /courses/rschwart/hist255-s01/pleasure/17thcentury_gardens.html   (471 words)

  
  17th century - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As a means of recording the passage of time, the 17th century was that century which lasted from 1601-1700 in the Gregorian calendar.
Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu is the founder of Japan's last shogunate, which lasted well into the 19th century.
Apollo and Daphne (1622-1625), by Gian Lorenzo Bernini is considered one the masterpieces of the century.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/17th_century   (1142 words)

  
 TIMELINE 17th CENTURY page of ULTIMATE SCIENCE FICTION WEB GUIDE
The next Century (18th Century) would bear the fruits of that with "The Enlightenment" -- but the Road of Mathematical Mechanistic Rationalism was the path taken by Europe in the 17th Century.
The 17th century was a golden age of theatre in England, Spain, and France.
He was deeply aware of 17th century science and Mathematics, for example, his poem "The Flea" with its biological metaphors to the Trinity consists of 3-cubed lines of verse.
www.magicdragon.com /UltimateSF/timeline17.html   (9175 words)

  
 Lace making in the 17th century.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Century lace was an individual accomplishment and a domestic craft of women.
Century attempted to assist the plight of the poor by paying for them to be apprenticed to a craft, (not a trade!).
Century bobbins that have been excavated from old cottages and retrieved from wrecks.
www.portsdown.demon.co.uk /lace.htm   (646 words)

  
 Reconstructing History — Fashion in the 17th century   (Site not responding. Last check: )
When 17th century fashion is mentioned, you may conjure up images of huge millstone ruffs, shirts dripping with lace, and miles and miles of metallic thread embroidery.
The 17th century was certainly a period of extremes.
The 17th century has indeed left us with a multitude of delightful extant garments for our study — some of the most beautiful and most overdone clothing the world has seen since.
www.reconstructinghistory.com /17thc   (336 words)

  
 boys clothes: 17th century
Children in the 17th century, once out of their swaddling clothes and baby/toddler dresses, were dressed virtually as miniature adults.
This practice was virtually universal throughout the 17th Century The portraits of children show children wearing rich dress-up clothes, virtually indistinguishable from those of their parents.
A custom which continued throughout the 17th Century in Europe and the Colonies was that of dressing little tots, both boy and girl in the same ankle-length dress.
histclo.com /chron/c1600.html   (2489 words)

  
 17th Century Petticoats
One exception is cotton, which was not worn extensively in Europe until the late part of the 17th century, which made it a quite highly prized fabric so it is not a good choice for everyday petticoats, even for the aristocracy.
However the article at http://marquise.de/en/1700/howto/18chemise.shtml is quite lucid and accurate to my knowledge and although it is 18th century, it could be 17th century with just a few minor adjustments.
It also includes a pattern for a "late 17th century corset" which is a good starting point for a bodice or a pair of stays for 1640-1700.
www.marquise.de /en/1600/howto/petticoat.shtml   (3033 words)

  
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Late in the century the loose gown, or mantua, made its appearance.
At the beginning of the century men still wore the garments of the later Middle Ages: doublet, breeches and hose, and a cape.
During the first half of the century the casaque was developed for travel or military use.
www.geocities.com /Heartland/Acres/7631/costume5.html   (415 words)

  
 17th Century
the violin, rose, during the Baroque Era in the early 17th century, although it was still used in large ensembles.
ith the rise of the Baroque style in the 17th century associated with the rise of the popularity of the violin, use of the flute declined.
It is said in the Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians that its use declined and more technical instruments, for example the violin, rose, during the Baroque Era in the early 17th century, although the flute was still used in large ensembles.
www.hatii.arts.gla.ac.uk /MultimediaStudentProjects/00-01/9705782/project/17th.htm   (604 words)

  
 17th Century : History, Page 1, 17th Century, History,17th Century, Renaissance, 17th Century, History, ...
Catalog of the Scientific Community in the 16th and 17th Centuries-"This catalog is a collection of 631 detailed biographies on members of the scientific community during the 16th and 17th centuries with vital facts about each individual and their contributions to science." The catalog is also searchable.
Mathematicians of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries- Available here are accounts of the lives and works of seventeenth and eighteenth century mathematicians (and some other scientists), adapted from A Short Account of the History of Mathematics by W. Rouse Ball (4th Edition, 1908).
17th Century English Literature Related Links- Many links to diverse subjects including references to straw hats in the 17th century, chronology of artists, architecture, dance, fashion, history, literatue, tobacco, pages on James I, and more.
www.17thcenturynet.net /17.british.history.page.1.html   (900 words)

  
 Diamonds | American Museum of Natural History
Around 1600, gems assume more importance than their settings, marking a change in jewelry design that coincided with the peak century of Indian diamond production.
The role of metal in jewelry is reduced to that of a framework, and enamel disappears from the front of jewels, now used only on the backs.
In addition, silver begins to be substituted for the traditional gold settings to avoid yellow reflections cast over the diamond's white brilliance.
www.amnh.org /exhibitions/diamonds/17th.html   (148 words)

  
 ART HISTORY RESOURCES ON THE WEB: Baroque Art
Selected Examples of Sculpture of the 17th century in France in the collection of the Musée du Louvre, Paris, plus
Dutch and Flemish Painting of the 16th-17th Centuries, in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, with tours
French and Italian Painting of the 17th Century, in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, with tours
witcombe.sbc.edu /ARTHbaroque.html   (923 words)

  
 The 17th Century
Early maneuvers of this sort, such as those of Malebranche, Spinoza, Leibniz, and the French materialists La Mettrie and Cabanis, were formulated in the context of metaphysics, in direct response to Cartesian dualism.
Later views which arose in the 19th century needed to reconcile evidence from studies on the localization of cerebral function and on functional nervous disorders with prevailing theory in biology and psychology.
In the later half of the 19th century, as we shall see, dual-aspect theories underwent a revival.
serendip.brynmawr.edu /Mind/17th.html   (1031 words)

  
 Category:17th century - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Articles and events specifically related to the 17th century (1601-1700).
Note that 1601 is the first year of the 17th century, not 1600 as is often erroneously believed.
<< - Years in the 17th century - >>
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:17th_century   (104 words)

  
 Brewing in the 17th Century
In between these two extremes in both color and alcohol content is ale, which is produced by yeast which ferments best at about 60° F. Ale, because it was produced at a temperature which was more easily maintained, was the brew of choice in colonial times.
Producing a drinkable ale was not easy, and the colonists were not always successful, as the complaint from a 17th century inhabitant of Jamestown confirms: "I would you could hang that villain Duppe who by his stinking beer hath poisoned.
Beer, from the Middle Ages well into the 17th century, was produced commercially by both men and women.
www.nps.gov /colo/Jthanout/BREWING.html   (596 words)

  
 Technorati Tag: 17th century
17th Century Houses of New England A guide to 17th century houses in New England that are open to the public.
Buy 17th Century Dress Mwart sells a range of medieval and renaissance ladies’ dresses.
Posts tagged 17th Century per day for the last 30 days.
technorati.com /tag/17th+century   (446 words)

  
 17thwomen
This is rather intriguing as it contrasts sharply with naming a famous woman from the 16th or from the 18th century -- this, surprisingly, is not all that hard.
But for some uncanny reason, the 17th century seems to be associated with a great deal of mystery, as far as the female gender is concerned.
They did not consciously pursue fame, or else, their concept of fame was different from ours, and, as a result, in the eyes of 17th century (mostly male) observers/artists, they were not "visible" enough to have their images eternalized.
www.ucalgary.ca /~mamaes/17thwomen.html   (349 words)

  
 Poems by 17th 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 sixteenth century.
www.poetry-archive.com /collections/17th_century_dramatists.html   (190 words)

  
 1600s, 17th Century
For more than two centuries everyone who was anyone (or who hoped to become someone) in the worlds of the arts, letters and politics, frequented the Café Procope.
It was here in the 18th century that the new liberal philosophy was expounded; this was the cafe of Encyclopedistes, of Diderot, Voltaire, d'Alembert and Benjamin Franklin; the history of the Procope is closely linked with eighteenth century revolutionary ideas.
The letters to her lover which have earned her renown in literature were written between December 1667 and June 1668, and they described the successive stages of faith, doubt and despair through which she passed.
www.jahsonic.com /1600s.html   (1394 words)

  
 Antiques : By Period, Style : 17th Century :
This is a 12 ins diameter by 1 3/4 ins deep blue & white Dutch or English Delftware charger, decorated in the Chinoiserie style with a garden scene within a leaf and fruit motif border in shades of cobalt blue against a blued creamy-white glaze on a...
This large brass candlestick, circa mid 1800's, is made in the style of candlesticks of the early 17th century.
A lovely example of a blue and white Chinese porcelain stem bowl from the 17th century, the interior and exterior decorated with panels of cranes, possibly made for export to the Persian market.
search.rubylane.com /antiques/,id=4.5.1.html   (1261 words)

  
 17th century - 17th Century Timeline
A short bodice, with tabs, appeared in the 1630's and was worn throughout the middle of 17th century by the middle and lower classes, long after the
But the Dutch 17th Century has a lot of unknown masters, yet to be discovered by the public.
As a means of recording the passage of time, the 17th Century was that century which lasted from 1601-1700 in the Gregorian calendar.
leinfo.info /?q=17th-century   (642 words)

  
 17th Century England
Welcome to the English 17th Century discusson board
This is the public board belonging to Sir John Owens Regiment of Foot, a re-enactment group who belong
Here you can ask questions or chat to Officers, Musketeers and Pikemen about all aspects of re-enactment and 17th Century life, buy history books and browse our Photo album.
groups.msn.com /17thCenturyEngland   (177 words)

  
 Health in the 17th century : Greenwich, Tudors & Stuarts : Fact files : Learning : National Maritime Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: )
However, despite such promising developments, many superstitions were still accepted as truths in the 17th century.
By the end of the 17th century, a more clinical and scientific approach to health, based on actual observation, began to appear.
This laid the foundations for the much greater progress that was to be made in the next century.
www.nmm.ac.uk /site/request/setTemplate:singlecontent/contentTypeA/conWebDoc/contentId/138   (1000 words)

  
 17th Century Flemish Drawings
Flemish School, 17th Century, A Saint interceding with the Virgin and the Trinity.
Pen and ink and wash on laid paper with the fleur-de-lys watermark, early 17th century.
By the beginning of the 17th century, Bloemaert was the leading master in Utrecht.
spaightwoodgalleries.com /Pages/17th_C_Flemish_Drawings.html   (641 words)

  
 17th Century New England   (Site not responding. Last check: )
There are images of items from daily life in the 17th c., as well as paintings, portraits, maps, and even manuscripts and entire rare books, page by page, from the period.
The Goody Parsons Witchcraft Case: A Journey to 17th Century Northampton by Historic Northampton and the Center for Computer Based Instructional Technology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
The house is open to the public from June 15th to October 15th, Tuesday through Saturday from 1:00 to 4:30 and Sundays from 2:00 to 4:30, or by appointment throughout the year by calling (617) 774-8799.
www.17thc.us /index.php?id=17   (2589 words)

  
 Digital Clendening: Ralph Major Photograph Collection: 17th Century
Possibly the first printed work on geophysics and vulcanology, it held that much of the phenomena on earth, including the formation of minerals, were due to fire under the terra firma.
University of Padua, 17th century, exterior view, from Jacob Tomasini’s Gymnasium Patavinum, 1654.
Santorio introduced instruments of precision and has been described as "the first famous master of experimental medicine." He conducted what was probably the earliest controlled study of basal metabolic rate, described in his 1614 work Ars de statica medecina.
clendening.kumc.edu /dc/rm/major_17th.htm   (1003 words)

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