1601 CE and Later
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 lilli on Mon, 2004-11-08 16:27
Pope Urban VIII's nephew stole 2 altar paintings from a church in Urbino in 1632 and smuggled them to Rome. Today these paintings are being displayed and ascribed to the original painter, Fra Carnevale.
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 Fri, 2004-10-15 19:06
Indians are celebrating the 350th anniversary of the construction of the Taj Mahal.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-09-27 15:04
The remains of a crewman of Oliver Cromwell's ship, discovered off the coast of Scotland, show that the sailor "had the body of a trapeze artist" and probably worked in the rigging.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-22 09:21
Britain's Channel 4 has produced another time-period-based reality television series, this time dealing with Regency England.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-15 19:16
Underwater archaeologists working on a wreck of a 17th century ship off the coast of Ireland believe that it may be the flagship of English ruler Oliver Cromwell.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-07-24 23:19
An American salvage company is investigating the possibility of salvaging the British warship Sussex which sank off the coast of Gibraltor in 1694.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Sun, 2004-07-04 11:41
The "Long Man", a figure drawn in chalk on a hillside near Eastbourne, England, may be much newer than experts previously had believed.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-06-21 15:02
The remains of three gun positions of an artillery fort have been discovered in Hull, England.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2004-06-16 10:05
''Voices for Tolerance in an Age of Persecution'' will be on display at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, through October 30.