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THE EARLY CENTURIES

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Guilds

 

Banking

 

The (Italian) Renaissance

 

 

 

The Reformation

   

1007

Lanfranc

   

1213

Monteriggione

 

Gunpowder and Seige Engines

 

 

 

 

   

354

Saint Augustine

1033

Anselm of Canterbury

 

Knights Templar

1214

Roger Bacon

 

 

 

 

1451

Christopher Columbus

1500

Charles V

406

Atilla the Hun

1049

Badia a Passignano

1120

Abbazia di Sant'Antimo

1215

Magna Carta

 

 

1400

Tommaso Masaccio

1452

Girolamo Savanarola

1500

Benventuto Cellini

476

Western Roman Empire Ends

1054

The Great Schism of 1054

1122

Eleanor of Aquitaine

1216

Kublai Kahn

1304

Francesco Petrarch

1400

Luca Della Robbia

1452

Leonardo da Vinci

1512

Giorgio Vasari

480

San Benedict (& Monte Cassino)

1063

Pisa Duomo

1137

Saladin

1220

Nicola Pisano

1313

Giovanni Boccacio

1404

Leon Battista Alberti

1453

Fall of Constantinople

1518

Tintoretto

480

Boethius

1079

Peter Abelard

1160

Genghis Kahn

1226

Thomas Aquinas

1320

Sir John Hawkwood

1405

Aeneus Sylvius Piccolomini (Pope Pius II)

1454

Bernardo il Pinturicchio

1519

Cosimo I de Medici

483

Justinian I

 

The Domesday Book

1161

Pope Innocent III

1229

Siena Duomo

1335

Francesco Landini

1406

Fra Filippo Lippi

1454

Amerigo Vespucci

1520

Andrea Gabrieli

540

Pope Gregory

1090

St Bernard of Clairvaux

1173

Leaning Tower of Pisa

1240

Giovanni Cimabue

1335

Francesco di Marco Datini

1415

Battle of Agincourt

1454

Angelo Ambrogini Poliziano

1525

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

570

Muhammad

1093

King Roger II Sicily

1170

St Dominic

1244

Eleanor of Castile

1337

100 Year's War

 

John VIII Palaeologus

1459

Emperor Maximilian I (Habsburg)

1527

Sack of Rome

600

Firenze Baptistery

1095

The Crusades

1175

Fibonacci

1245

Giovanni Pisano

1340

Geoffrey Chaucer 

1416

Piero della Francesca

1459

Jacob Fugger

1528

Paolo Veronese

726

Iconoclasts

1098

Cistercian Order

1181

Eremo di San Galgano

1246

Santa Maria Novella

1347

Santa Caterina

1421

Andrea del Castagno

1460

Vasco da Gama

1529

Siege of Florence

       

1182

San Francesco

       

1422

Duke Federico da Montefeltro

1463

Pico della Mirandola

1541

el Greco

742

Charlemagne

 

 

1188

The Saladin Tithe

 

Wool and Weaving

1348

The Black Death

1430

Giovanni Bellini

1469

Niccolo Machiavelli

1545

The Counter-Reformation

                       

1475

Giovanni de'Medici (Pope Leo X)

   

763

Harun al-Rashid

 

 

1194

Frederick II

1252

Gold Florin

1360

Giovanni di Bicci (de' Medici)

1433

Marsilio Ficino

1475

Michelangelo Buonarroti

1548

Tomas Luis de Victoria

910

Abbey of Cluny

 

 

 

 

 

Fresco

1369

Leonardo Bruni

1435

Andrea del Verocchio

1477

Giovanni Sodoma

1555

Giovanni Gabrieli

 

Via Francigena

 

 

 

 

1254

Marco Polo

1377

Filippo Brunelleschi

1444

Palazzo Ducale, Urbino

1478

Spanish Inquisition starts

1561

Jacopo Peri

990

Guido di Arezzo

 

 

 

 

1260

Duccio di Buoninsegna

1378

Lorenzo Ghiberti

1444

Sandro Botticelli

1478

The Pazzi Conspiracy

1564

Galileo Galilei

 

 

 

 

 

 

1260

Battle of Montaperti

1378

The Great Schism

1445

Luca Pacioli

1478

Giulio de Medici (Pope Clement VII)

1564

William Shakespeare

 

 

 

 

 

 

1265

Dante Alighieri

1383

Masolino da Panicale

1449

Domenico Ghirlandaio

1480

Ferdinand Magellan

1573

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio

                   

1449

Lorenzo de' Medici

1483

Martin Luther

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

1266

Giotto del Bondone

1389

Cosimo the Elder (de' Medici)

1450

The Gutenberg Bible

(& Printing Press)

1483

Raphael Sanzio

1577

P P Rubens

 

 

 

 

 

 

1287

Ambrogio Lorenzetti

1395

Beato Angelico

1450

Luca Signorelli

1485

Tiziano Vecello (Titian)

1579

Grotesque ceilings (Uffizi)

 

 

 

 

 

 

1284

Simone Martini

1396

Donatello de' Bardi

1450

Perugino

1485

Giovanni da Verrazzano

1599

Diego Velasquez

 

 

 

 

 

 

1288

Siena Palazzo Pubblico

1396

Michelozzo di Bartolomeo

1450

Vittore Carpaccio

1491

S Ignatius Loyala

 

The Enlightenment

 

 

 

 

 

 

1294

Santa Croce

1397

Paolo dal Pozzo Toscanelli

 

 

1491

Henry VIII (of England)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1296

Firenze Duomo

1397

Paolo Uccello

 

 

1494

Suleiman the Magnificent

 

 

   

 

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

1494

Francis I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1494

Jacopo Carucci Pontormo