1401 CE to 1500 CE
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-02-24 18:29
The restoration of a renaissance painting, "The Adoration of the Christ Child," may have solved a mystery by revealing a fingerprint and stylistic touches that could tie the work to Leonardo Da Vinci.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-02-20 13:13
A pair of 15th century "love rings" has been discovered by hobbyists in a metal detector group. The rings bear the inscription "my whole heart."
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2005-02-07 11:30
This article discusses the Richard III Society, "a quiet army" that is "fighting to clear his good name," and also mentions the De Vere Society and other such organizations.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2005-02-05 12:05
"From Filippo Lippi to Piero della Francesca: Fra Carnevale and the Making of a Renaissance Master" will be on display in the Robert Lehman Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art through May 1, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-02-03 11:09
Disturbingly fascinating, a collection of plastic sculptures of figures from paintings by Renaissance artist Hiëronymus Bosch can be viewed online.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-02-02 15:32
A treasury of Renaissance woodcuts will be on display at the Grolier Club in New York City, featuring manuscripts from the collection of Lessing J. Rosenwald.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2005-01-27 15:45
"The Early History of the Bible" will be on display at The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, MD, through May 1, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-01-23 13:58
The debate continues. Scott Wolter, a geologist and president of American Petrographic Services in St. Paul, Minnesota, believes that the markings on the famous Kensington Rune Stone date from 1700 or earlier.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-01-22 09:01
The popularity of Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code could lead to the literal downfall of Rosslyn Chapel.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-01-19 11:51
The Center for Renaissance and Baroque Studies at the University of Maryland will present "The Impact of Islamic Culture on the Arts of the Renaissance," a day-long workshop, on February 4, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-01-16 15:27
The 15th century east window of England's renowned York Minster is being painstakingly repaired.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-01-15 14:55
Please join us for a day and night full of dancing as the Shire of Inner Sea presents: Northshield Dance Seminar XIX, March 19, 2005.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2005-01-09 11:32
Prince Charles has offered some plants from his Highgrove estate for a proposed Elizabethan garden at a cottage in Cornwall, said to be the family home of Sir Francis Drake's first wife.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2005-01-07 14:02
This potter offers a collection of stoneware jugs, mugs, and bottles, based on interpretations of original examples, diagrams, and photographs of Raeren pottery of the 15th century.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-18 09:40
Visitors to London will be able to see Britain's oldest printed document on display at the National Archives.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2004-11-26 12:12
"Medieval Mystery," which explores the origins of a group of similar late 15th century Netherlandish paintings of the Virgin and Child, will be on display at the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, MA, through January 2.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-11-19 09:09
It's not a misshapen creature that haunts an opera house! A pantoum is a 15th century Malaysian poetry form, and Sir Balthazar has written one in honor of Princess Quentyn of the Mists. Balthazar has also published his photos from the Investiture.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-11-10 09:39
Has Johannes Gutenberg been wrongly credited with the invention of the printing press? An Italian researcher thinks so.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-10-28 23:10
Britton Morgan has announced that Collegium Cantorum ("a company of singers") will present two concerts in November, 2004 in the Washington D.C. Area.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-10-23 14:25
Michelangelo's David, long thought to be the model of male perfection, is not as perfect as once believed. He is missing a back muscle.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-10-21 12:25
The exhumation of remains from the Medici Family tomb in Florence, Italy has set to rest the question of whether or not family members were murdered.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-17 11:10
A section of the "King's Wall" constructed in Edinburgh, Scotland by James II has been discovered during excavation for a building site.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-10-16 22:24
Researchers have put together a menu of the food items eaten by Christopher Columbus and his crews on the three voyages to the New World.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-10-15 17:20
On Sunday October 17, 2004, at 9:00 pm (EDT) TLC will present Mummy Detective: The Crypt of the Medici, a program examining the remains of 50 members of the Medici family to see how they lived — and how they died.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-10-15 16:51
A page stolen from the Renaissance manuscript, the Sforza Hours, has at last been returned to the masterpiece.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-10-09 12:18
The controversy over the final resting place of explorer Christopher Columbus continues.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-10-08 14:30
Tony Robinson of Channel 4's Time Team has been denied access to look for the Holy Grail in Scotland's Rosslyn Chapel.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-10-08 13:50
Fans of Dan Brown's Da Vinci Code are innundating sites in France in search of answers.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Wed, 2004-10-06 13:39
Historians are using DNA and modern forensic technology to investigate the death of Anges Sorel, mistress to Charles VII of France.
Submitted by Aoife on Sun, 2004-10-03 10:30
The point of this Themes list is for you to unleash the inner Leonardo da Vinci in the children. He was inventor, writer, painter, scientist and mathematician, to name but a few of his occupations. If we all had just a little Leonardo in us, the world might be a better place.