November 15
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Timeline Project: 15th Century

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Age of Discovery

Age of Discovery

The Age of Discovery or Exploration is cited as beginning in the 15th century through the 18th century. With the fall of the Christian Byzantine Empire (Constantinople, in what is today Turkey) to the emerging…

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15th Century Authors

15th Century Authors

  — John Lydgate (c. 1370 – 1451) was a monk and poet, born near Haverhill, Suffolk, England (Lidgate). He is quoted as saying “Who lesith his fredam, in soth, he lesith all.” In the Chaucerian…

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15th Century Inventors

15th Century Inventors

  — Johannes Gutenberg (about 1400 – 1468) was a German inventor known for his innovations to the printing process in Europe (Gutenberg Press) through metal moveable type and a particular formulation of ink that…

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15th Century Artists

15th Century Artists

The 15th century would become the bridge from the Middle Ages (considered to happen with the fall of Constantinople) to the Early Renaissance. It would be one’s life work to cover the artists during this…

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The Vitruvian Man

The Vitruvian Man

The Vitruvian Man (Italian: Le proporzioni del corpo umano secondo Vitruvio, which is translated to “The proportions of the human body according to Vitruvius”) is a drawing made by the Italian polymath Leonardo da Vinci…

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