1501 CE to 1600 CE
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.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2004-12-14 08:49
"Flemish Fantasia: Invention and Imagination in Sixteenth Century Flemish Engravings" is on display at The Minneapolis Institute of Arts through February 27, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-12-10 16:39
As part of its Almanac series, the History Channel will present "The Master: Konrad Seusenhofer--Master Armourer."
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-05 09:24
Marine archaeologists are excited about the discovery of parts of a medieval ship in the Thames Estuary.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2004-11-27 16:10
"Letterwriting in Renaissance England," on display at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, through April 2, 2005 traces the evolution of Renaissance letter-writing.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-11-25 12:12
Michael Kimmelman of the New York Times reviews the much-praised Raphael exhibit now showing at the National Gallery in London.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Thu, 2004-11-25 11:26
An Elizabethan trading ship, recently found in the Thames estuary may have been headed on a secret trading mission to Spain.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-11-14 12:12
A township in Scotland celebrated Halloween by officially pardoning 81 people — and their cats — executed for witchcraft in the 16th and 17th centuries.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-11-12 10:32
Jane Stockton, who lives in Lochac and is a frequent SCAtoday.net contributing writer, maintains this extensive web site about costuming, blackwork, and embroidery, mostly from the Elizabethan period.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-11-12 10:29
This is a bibliography page listing print and online resources for those interested in Elizabethan embroidery and blackwork.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-11-11 12:04
Abraham's Sacrifice of Isaac, a 16th century painting believed to be by Renaissance master Titian, was recovered recently after being stolen from a collector's home.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-11-09 20:46
Archaeologists in Germany believe they have found Martin Luther's toilet in a newly-unearthed annex of his Wittenberg home.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-11-05 16:35
Mistress Oonagh O'Neill, from the Barony of Politarchopalis in the Kingdom of Lochac, has an extensive web site with photographs, research notes, and other documentation on European ladies' court dresses from the 16th century.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-11-05 16:28
Technically Naked is a web site about the history and construction of men's and women's undergarments in the 16th century in Europe.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2004-11-05 09:14
"Now Thrive the Armorers: The Arms & Armor of Shakespeare" will be on display at the Higgins Armory Museum through June 23, 2005.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2004-11-04 08:53
"Princely Splendor: The Dresden Court, 1580–1620" will be on display at the Special Exhibition Galleries of the Metropolitan Museum of Art through January 30, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-10-14 18:45
On November 20, 2004, Susan de Guardiola (Alejandra de Miera), will be presenting a day-long workshop on courtly dances of late 16th century Italy.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-10-14 10:01
Local hobbyists using metal detectors have discovered a gold ring dating from late Tudor or early Stewart England.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-10 13:44
Three etched copper plates dating to 1544 give details of the Kingdom of Vijayanagara in India.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-10 10:29
British costuming legend Janet Arnold appeared recently in the online "Biography of the Day" series.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-10-08 14:50
Fans of Dan Brown's Da Vinci Code are innundating sites in France in search of answers.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-09-28 15:45
An all-star cast will highlight the new Masterpiece Theatre production of Henry VIII which will premiere November 7, 2004 on PBS stations.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-09-12 11:33
The city of Florence is celebrating the 500th anniversary of the unveiling of Michelangelo's statue of David.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2004-09-09 17:18
Owners of a replica of Sir Francis Drake's galleon, the Golden Hinde, seek a part-time captain for the ship.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-09-05 17:46
Computers are being used to help restore several Renaissance paintings by showing how the art works originally appeared.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Wed, 2004-08-25 12:01
Twenty years after the Mary Rose was dramatically raised from the seabed, marine archaeologists have found the bow of the ship.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Sat, 2004-08-21 15:38
Archaeologists say they have found what they believe to be the biggest medieval burial ground, in Newbury, Berkshire, near the 16th Century Litten Chapel.