Essays Tagged: "fifteenth century"

Italian architecture in the middle ages

Italian Architecture in the Middle AgesIn the Fifteenth century, the Italian historian Flavio Biondo regarded the sack of Rome bythe Visogoths as ...

(3 pages) 216 1 3.0 Mar/1995

Subjects: Art Essays

Discuss the reasons for European overseas exploration and enterprise in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Why did they take place when and where they did?

In the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, the Spanish and Portuguese would begin a wave of European oversea ... for when it took place.The initial reason was that the economy in Western Europe at the end of the fifteenth century was doing well. When the economy of a nation is prospering, it looks to import and ... Portugal would retain most of their possessions but would never be as powerful as they were in the fifteenth and sixteent

(2 pages) 82 0 4.7 Jul/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

The essay covers Columbus and Vespucci and cultural influences on the discovery of the new world.

The world in the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries was vastly different than it is today. The Crusades had give ... system due to the commercial revolution. Gutenberg's advances in printing during the middle of the fifteenth century meant that ordinary people had begun to learn to read. The Church was in a positio ...

(3 pages) 69 0 3.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Marco Polo's Influence on Christopher Columbus...

Marco Polo's Travels formulated in Europe of the fourteenth and fifteenth century a new perception of the Eastern world, a world just as advanced and sophisticated ... that there were so many more things to consider, such as the existence of another world in the West.Fifteenth century Europe was an age of exploration and discovery; interest of the Eastern world was ...

(9 pages) 99 1 4.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Vlad Dracula, Vlad the impaler, Vlad tepes

gothic masterpiece provides us with a good pretext to dive back into the life of this machiavellian fifteenth century leader - an initiative that will enable us to better appreciate the work of Stoker ... was assassinated toward the end of December 1476.We do not know exactly why Bram Stoker chose this fifteenth century Romanian prince as a model for his fictional character. Some scholars have propose ...

(7 pages) 111 1 3.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

This is a research essay about the mafia and the people and events in it. It mentions many of the biggest names in the history of the mafia. It also enlightens us to the early beginning of the mafia.

e were more to come. In the eleventh century Sicily was taken over by the Normans, and again in the fifteenth century by the Spaniards. Throughout these invasions the mafia has defended Sicily. As a r ... ken power in Sicily. In the eleventh century Sicily was taken over by the Normans, and again in the fifteenth century by the Spaniards. Throughout these invasions the mafia has defended Sicily. As a r ...

(8 pages) 195 4 4.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

European and Native Encounters in the Americas.

ad recently migrated to the Teotihuacan area and established a highly urbanized center in the early fifteenth century. From accounts of the Spanish Conquest in Bernardino de Sahagun's Florentine Codex ... merica. By 1480, Spain had begun to unify as a country with the marriage of Ferdinand and Isabella. Fifteenth century Spanish culture was one of warriors. Throughout the fourteenth century the Spanish ...

(7 pages) 261 1 4.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

What are the main sources of information we have available for the Roman Empire?

The Roman Empire has had an overwhelming effect on most societies still today. From the fifteenth century, countries in Western Europe began basing certain aspects of their governance on t ...

(6 pages) 58 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

The origin of logarithms.

enons taken for granted, was discovered by mathematicians John Napier and Henry Briggs in the early fifteenth century. Napier felt the need to explain his brilliant discovery in the form of a book: Mi ...

(2 pages) 45 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Understanding Spain's Contact with the Natives.

s and wealth. As noted by Professor Anderson, the Spanish began their conquest, near the end of the fifteenth century, with creating an empire in the Caribbean. Eventually the Spanish developed a one- ...

(4 pages) 92 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

This essay is all about Leonardo da vinci . His life and his works .

LEONARDO DA VINCIIn the fifteenth century, Italy was not the unified country we know today. At that time the boot-shaped pen ... to sculpt in wood, stone and clay, and how to cast metal objects in silver and gold.Artists in the fifteenth century Italy were more than just expert painters and sculptors however. Verrocchio was hi ...

(6 pages) 126 1 3.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Medieval Europe

eality, life in the Middle Ages, a period that extended from approximately the fifth century to the fifteenth century in Western Europe, was sometimes all these things, as well as harsh, uncertain, an ...

(5 pages) 105 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Hatshepsut, Queen of Egypt

unique qualities and good contributions to the Egyptian society (Kuster).Hatshepsut was born in the fifteenth century, around 1504 B.C.E. She was the daughter of Tuthmose I and Aahmes. Both of her par ...

(5 pages) 57 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Marriage of Henry the VIII and Cathrine of Aragon

Spain and England had a history of poor diplomatic relations, and it was common in the Fifteenth Century for members of a royal family to marry off a daughter or son to a child from anoth ...

(10 pages) 43 2 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ancient Greek Theatre

zabethan England during the time of the world's best known playwright, William Shakespeare. However fifteenth century generated only one great writer, whereas ancient Athens produced at least five, an ...

(8 pages) 133 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The "Genius" - Leonardo Da Vinci

In the latter stages of the fifteenth century, Leonardo da Vinci, as a part of the Italian Renaissance, used his innovative idea ... .org/leonardo/bio.html)( was born April fifteenth, fourteen fifty-two to, twenty-five year old, Piero da Vinci who was a village lawyer and ...

(4 pages) 162 0 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The Ideology of Columbus in America

evidence of the clashing of ideology of the Indians he finds there and the Western Europeans of the fifteenth century.James H. Kavanagh says of ideology, "in order even to assure the continuity of its ... as very prominent throughout the continent. Jack Greene points out, "the Ottoman advance during the fifteenth century had helped to define Europe as a larger cultural entity that not withstanding dive ...

(9 pages) 96 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Renaissance and the Elizabethan Age England as an Example of the European Rebirth

But they wrote their works in their own languages.Although the Renaissance officially began in the fifteenth century, it "peaked" in the sixteenth. The sixteenth century in Europe was a time of unpre ...

(14 pages) 142 1 3.4 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Classical Humanism and Renaissance art

The Fifteenth Century was a period of import in art, philosophy, political thought, and literature as th ... and altered the way man was viewed against the backdrop of the universe. Much of what began in the Fifteenth Century would flower in the Sixteenth Century. Many artists were born in the Fifteenth Cen ... Century. Many artists were born in the Fifteenth Century and would produce their great works in the Fifteenth and the Sixteenth centuries, having been shaped by the Fifteenth and the forces then devel ...

(4 pages) 97 0 4.8 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Describe the relationship among the rise of European nation states, international commerce, and the exploration of the New World.

Late in the fifteenth century, changes began to arise in Europe. The public began to demand more after numerous ... ly India and the Orient. The tremendous profits soon drew the attention of European monarchs.As the fifteenth century drew to a close, a strong Europe emerged. No longer did small towns function auton ...

(3 pages) 52 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History