The 15th century was the century which spans the Julian dates from 1 January 1401 to 31 December 1500 . In Europe , the 15th century includes parts of the Late Middle Ages , the Early Renaissance , and the early modern period .
The 16th Street Mall is a pedestrian and transit mall in Denver, Colorado. The mall, 1.25 miles (2 kilometers) long, runs along 16th Street in downtown Denver, from Wewatta Street (at Union Station ) to the intersection of 16th Avenue and Broadway (at Civic Center Station).
Urquhart Castle (/ ˈ ɜːr k ər t / (); Scottish Gaelic: Caisteal na Sròine) is a ruined castle that sits beside Loch Ness in the Highlands of Scotland.The castle is on the A82 road, 21 kilometres (13 mi) south-west of Inverness and 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) east of the village of Drumnadrochit.
In the 16th century, the cathedral suffered damage from fires, windstorms, and the explosion of a nearby powder mill, without major damage. It also underwent several modifications to accommodate changing styles; a new rose window, in the Flamboyant Gothic style, full of curls and counter-curls, was installed in the west transept.
It was commissioned by Pier Francesco Orsini, called Vicino, a 16th-century condottiero, and patron of the arts, greatly devoted to his wife Giulia Farnese (not to be confused with her maternal great-aunt Giulia Farnese, the mistress of Pope Alexander VI). When Orsini's wife died, he created the gardens to cope with his grief.
20th century. NEQUA or The Problem of the Ages, first serialized in a newspaper printed in Topeka, Kansas in 1900 and considered an early feminist utopian novel, mentions John Cleves Symmes' theory to explain its setting in a hollow Earth. An early 20th-century proponent of hollow Earth, William Reed, wrote Phantom of the Poles in 1906.
The Electorate of Brandenburg, the predecessor of the Kingdom of Prussia, possessed its own navy, which was founded in the 16th century.From 1657 onwards, under Elector Frederick William (the "Great Elector"), Brandenburg's naval forces were developed into a blue-water navy.