Essays Tagged: "15th century"

Intense innovation of the 15th century

Intense innovation of the 15th century"The 15th century was a period of intense exploration and innovation for painters, sculp ... intense exploration and innovation for painters, sculptors, and , architects." -Brian Mate 1997The 15th century, was a time of restructuring,... a time of revolutionary thought,and like other periods ... the same artist'swe read about were also architects, as well as scientists, in their own right. The 15thcentury was a time when creators were truly given the first hand and allowed to discoverand grow ...

(9 pages) 140 0 3.4 Feb/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

Instrumental History Of the Drums

its characteristiccrisp staccato.This small medieval instrumnet gradually increased size, about the 15th century.It was so often combined in a performance with a fife that these two instrumnetsbecame ...

(1 pages) 51 0 3.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Expanded Definition: Quality Control. It can be used in Idustrial Enineering related classes or for entry level English Classes for small assignments.

qualitei, and most recently Middle English qualite. Control is a little younger dating back to the 15th century with Latin contra- + Medieval Latin rotulus, to Medieval Latin contrarotulus, to contre ...

(1 pages) 70 0 5.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Manufacturing Engineering


pment of modern absolutism began with the emergence of European nation-states toward the end of the 15th century and flourished for more than 200 years. It is, best exemplified by the reign (1643-1715 ...

(4 pages) 117 0 4.6 Oct/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Christianity in the New World

viously unknown inhabitantspresented new problems in the Catholic Church in the late 14th and early 15th century. When Spain's rulers andemissaries decided to physically conquer and populate the New W ...

(10 pages) 197 0 3.8 May/1994

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Romeo and Juliet's love is not real love, but only an idea of the real aspect of true love.

Romeo and Juliet is an awesome play written by William Shakespeare in the 15th century. This play is based upon two lovers, Romeo and Juliet, who in just a short period of th ...

(4 pages) 167 1 4.5 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

Joan Of Arc

egions often erupted in violence, which Joan witnessed throughout her childhood.As a peasant in the 15th century, Joan had no formal schooling and probably did not know how to read, although near her ... the physical exertion of traditional men's work, she also spun thread and sewed just like any other 15th- century peasant girl, and was allegedly just as skilled in this "women's work" as in her exert ...

(18 pages) 209 1 3.9 Jul/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

The affects of Wal-Mart and other big box reatailers on a community

ich people shop, and the reasons for shopping have changed drastically through out time. During the 15th century Romans Held weekly local markets outdoors (Sattertherwaite, 2001). This was not only an ...

(10 pages) 292 0 3.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Witch-Hunt in Early Modern Europe - How it came about, progressed, and ended.

ny myths and fears concerning witches and their power (Kors and Peters 176-177). Hence, during "the 15th century, witchcraft as diabolical sorcery had been fully assimilated to heresy... and witches h ...

(3 pages) 96 0 4.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Chronological Issues And Their Philosophical Solutions A comparison of 3 European Thinkers and their writtings: John Locke, Karl Marx and Fredrick Engels, and Niccolo Machiavelli.

is of how each would criticize the others' ideas.Machiavelli was born in Florence, Italy during the 15th century, a time in which the country was in political and social disorder. Italy was separated ...

(4 pages) 110 0 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

This essay explains how Arthurian legends and current movies, like Spiderman, all use the motif of Concealing Identities.

and concealing your identity that is so appealing that it is featured in works of literature from a 15th century medieval story by Sir Thomas Mallory, to a 20th century retelling of the Arthurian lege ...

(3 pages) 51 0 4.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This is a brief biography on Sir William Wallace.

Sir William WallaceI researched Sir William Wallace, a hero who lived in the 15th century. He was born in the early 1270s and died in 1305. Today, Mr. Wallace is recognized as o ...

(1 pages) 51 1 4.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

"Sandro Botticelli" Describes Botticelli's early life, where he grew up and what it was like for him. States a few of his major works. Tells of Botticelli's influences and mentors.

e ideas were combined with the naturalness ofMasaccio (On of the most important painters of the 15th century; Known for histouch with nature in his paintings, and how they seen real). These qu ...

(2 pages) 175 2 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

The Origin of Count Dracula - analyzes the different theories developed after Bram Stoker's Dracula was released

and believable theory is that which states that Bram Stoker modeled his character,Dracula, after a 15th century warrior named Vlad "Tepes"Dracula.Despite common belief, Bram Stoker was not the creato ... mally wore black.There is also stipulation that Stoker may have gainedaccess to a pamphlet from the 15th century Wallachianculture. These pamphlets are similar to the tabloids oftoday's generation. Th ...

(8 pages) 97 0 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


the cities economy.*The whole point of the renaissance was that the Italians living in the 14th and 15th century, were and knew that they were living in a new era.*The sculptors, painters, and writers ... sance style of building) and with Donatello's (first renaissance sculpture). In the 2nd half of the 15th century renaissance painting also reflected enthusiasm for classical subject matter; mythologic ...

(11 pages) 581 5 4.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

A class note guide on the relationship of a few important music history terms. Mostly cut and pastes from e-mail groups that explain and cite examples.

uxbourdonFalsobordonePassus durisculus (rising and falling chromatic lines-Dido etc)Fauxbourdon:The 15th century technique of composition, employed in short pieces or sections within longer pieces. Tw ... sa Sancti Jacobi, the communion "Vos qui secuti estis me." Only a few compositions from outside the 15th century were originally designated faux bourdon, although theorists of the next several centuri ...

(6 pages) 71 0 3.8 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies


ast of North America, trading their stolen goods to whoever would deal. Pirates had many affects on 15th century Europe; some positive, but also some were negative.Piracy is an illegal robbery committ ...

(8 pages) 64 1 4.2 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Khmer rouge.

party in Cambodia. Khmer were the people that lived in Cambodia and had a civilization from 9th to 15th century and Rouge means red. That is why Khmer rouge is the name for the communist party of Cam ...

(2 pages) 39 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Hieronymus Bosch.

ut as I did that his intelligence lead him to create some of the most interesting art ever made.The 15th Century was Bosch's must infamous time as an artist. He started to create his art at this time ...

(4 pages) 49 0 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

"The Merchant of Venice".

e same set arguments of racial and religious prejudice that existed in Shakespearean society.In the 15th century, as Jews were forced out of Israel during the dispersia, many thousands migrated to cou ... ds migrated to countries in Europe and other continents around the world. Often met with suspicion, 15th century English literature perceives Jews as treacherous and evil, going as far as to link them ...

(7 pages) 93 1 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare