The 16th century is regarded by historians as the century in which the rise of Western civilization and the Age of the Islamic Gunpowders occurred. The Renaissance in Italy and Europe saw the emergence of important artists, authors and scientists, and led to the foundation of important subjects which include accounting and political science.
16th century From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The 16th century was the century from 1501 to 1600. In this century, many Europeans visited or moved to the newly-found Americas and some also searched for new routes to Asia. There was much change in Europe, such as the Protestant Reformation . Decades and years
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c. 1600 BC: The creation of one of the oldest surviving astronomical documents, a copy of which was found in the Babylonian library of Ashurbanipal: a 21-year record of the appearances of Venus (which the early Babylonians called Nindaranna): Venus tablet of Ammisaduqa. c. 1600 BC: The date of the earliest discovered rubber balls.
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1501 1. 1.1. Italic type (cut by Francesco Griffo) is first used by Aldus Manutius at the Aldine Press in Venice, in an octavo edition of Virgil's Aeneid. He also publishes an edition of Petrarch's Le cose volgari and first adopts his dolphinand anchor device. 1502 1. 1.1. Aldine Press editions appear of Dante's Divine Comedy, Herodotus's Histories...
1500 1. 1.1. This is the Boke of Cokery, the first known printed cookbook in English 1.2. Desiderius Erasmus – Collectanea Adagiorum(1st ed., Paris) 1.3. Singiraja – Maha Basavaraja Charitra 1501 1. 1.1. Desiderius Erasmus – Handbook of a Christian Knight (Enchiridion militis Christiani) 1.2. Margery Kempe – The Book of Margery Kempe(posthumous) 1....
1502 1. 1.1. The Monologue of the Cowboy 1504 1. 1.1. Beunans Meriasek (Cornish) 1508 1. 1.1. Ludovico Ariosto – Cassaria 1.2. The World and the Child, also known as Mundas et Infans(probable date of composition) 1509 1. 1.1. Ludovico Ariosto – I suppositi 1513 1. 1.1. Juan del Encina – Plácida y Victoriano 1517 1. 1.1. A Trilogia das Barcas 1522 1...
1505 1. 1.1. Pietro Bembo – Gli Asolani 1514 1. 1.1. Francesco Maria Molzo – Translation of the Aeneid into Italian, in consecutive unrhymed verse (forerunner of blank verse) 1516 1. 1.1. Ludovico Ariosto – Orlando Furioso(first version, April) 1527 1. 1.1. Pietro Aretino – Sonetti Lussuriosi ("Sonnets of lust" or "Aretino's Postures", to accompany...c. 1501 – Garcilaso de la Vega, Spanish soldier and poet (died 1536)1503 – Thomas Wyatt1504 – Nicholas Udall (died 1556)1508 – Primož Trubar, author of the first printed books in Slovene (died 1586)15021513 – Robert Fabyan, English chronicler and sheriff (year of birth unknown)1515 – Aldus Manutius, Italian publisher (born 1449)1527 – Ludovico Vicentino degli Arrighi, Italian calligrapher and type designer (born 1475)
Category:16th century. This category is for articles and events specifically related to the 16th century, which began in the year 1501 and ended in the year 1600 . See also the preceding Category:15th century and the succeeding Category:17th century. Note that the year 1600 is included in Category:1600s in the 17th century but is actually part ...
The historical record in North America begins in the second half of the 16th century, with ongoing European exploration . Contents 1 Timeline 2 See also 3 Notes 4 References Timeline 1524 Giovanni da Verrazzano explored the East Coast of North America from Florida to presumably Newfoundland in 1524. 1534