1501 CE to 1600 CE
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2005-09-11 09:34
"Consuming Splendor: Luxury Goods in England, 1580-1680" will be on display at the Folger Shakespeare Library, in Washington, DC, through December 31.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-09-09 12:08
The National Archives has an online tutorial on Palaeography, the science of reading old handwriting.
Submitted by Zabava on Tue, 2005-09-06 14:04
A belorussian Bible dating back to the time of the Reformation has been found in Germany.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-08-23 16:47
The British Library has made over 250 books documenting European festivals and cermonies from 1475 to 1700 available online.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-08-10 13:15
New York Times reporter Holland Cotter reviews the exhibit "Hope and Healing: Painting in Italy in a Time of Plague, 1500-1800," which is on display at the Worcester (Mass.) Art Museum through September 25, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-08-06 17:35
Elizabeth I: Ruler and Legend, a traveling exhibition co-sponsored by the American Library Association and the National Endowment for the Humanities, will by touring the United States between October 2003 and March 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-07-19 14:05
"Early Modern Notes," a costuming website for re-enactors, discusses sources for information on late period garb.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Sun, 2005-06-26 12:41
A cache of 16th Century jewelry has been found in Kaliningrad and is said to be unlike any found previously in the area.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Sat, 2005-06-25 10:13
A small pearl brooch in "La Fornarina" was the clue used by art historian Maurizio Bernardelli Curuz to suggest that Raphael and the woman long thought to be his mistress were actually secretly married.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2005-06-20 11:49
"Pearls of the Parrot of India" is on display at The Walters Art Museum, in Baltimore, Maryland, through September 11.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2005-06-06 11:34
The Washington Post reports on a citywide Shakespeare festival planned for 2007 in the U.S. capital, bringing together everyone from the Folger Shakespeare Library and Washington Shakespeare Company, to The Tiny Ninja Theatre.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-05-30 15:03
An article in British Archaeology Magazine reports that medieval cereal crops have been discovered in thatched roofs in southern England.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2005-05-19 09:47
Le Poulet Gauche is virtual re-creation of a family-run tavern in 16th century France, with detailed "interviews" with the various family members and employees. The Le Poulet Gauche web site contains extensive information on how to develop a persona and how to fill in the "little things" that give your existing persona more reality and texture.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-05-15 10:06
Anthropologists working with nine skeletons discovered in May 2004 in Amsterdam's Maastricht district believe that the remains are of members of the Staatse leger (State army) who were killed during the siege of the city.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-05-10 15:06
Soil samples taken from the site of London's Elizabethan Rose Theatre reveals that the 16th century theatre experience was "a huge party."
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-04-24 16:11
A newly-discovered bas-relief may be the first known self-portrait of Renaissance artist Michelangelo.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-04-16 16:13
Researchers working on the Medici crypt in Florence, Italy are puzzled. The tiny body discovered in the tomb of Filippino, the four-year-old son of Grand Duke Francesco I, was that of an infant.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-03-05 11:24
Columnist Vincent D. Balitas reviews a new book on Elizabethan playwright Christopher Marlowe for the Washington Times.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-03-04 18:01
In Heritage & Culture reporter Brendan O'Brien looks at the history and influence of the remnants of the Spanish Armada shipwrecked by a storm in the Irish Sea.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-03-01 15:17
New York Times reviewer Allan Kozinn looks at medieval music quartet, the Orlando Consort, who appeared at Columbia University in a recent concert.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-02-24 19:29
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 Karen on Sun, 2005-02-20 12:35
"The Armored Horse in Europe, 1480–1620" will be on display at the Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Gallery of the Metropolitan Museum of Art through January 15, 2006.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2005-02-07 20:21
"Spain in the Age of Exploration 1492-1819" will be on display at the Norton Museum of Art, in West Palm Beach, Florida, through May 1, 2005.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2005-02-07 12:30
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 JaneStockton on Fri, 2005-02-04 16:11
Secret excavations have uncovered a rare Tudor garden which has lain hidden for over 500 years close to Carew Manor in Beddington.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-01-21 14:01
A new study of the writings of William Shakespeare leads researchers to believe the bard may have had syphilis.
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2005-01-14 13:06
A laboratory once used by Leonardo da Vinci for his research into the natural sciences, but later sealed off by adjacent construction, has been found at a monastery next to the Basilica of the Santissima Annunziata, in Florence, Italy.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2005-01-09 12:32
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 Milica on Thu, 2004-12-23 18:56
A chemist working for Washington's National Gallery of Art may have discovered the secret to the bright, translucent colors of European Renaissance paintings: ground glass.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-18 19:20
England's National Portrait Gallery has added a rare porait of Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk, to its collection. Howard was a powerful courtier during the reign of Elizabeth I.