UNIT 1 TIMELINE (Renaissance :performing_arts: (1397- Giovanni de Medici…
UNIT 1 TIMELINE
1397- Giovanni de Medici moves to Florence.
1419 - Architect Brunelleschi designs the dome for the Florence Cathedral.
1440: Valla uses humanist skills to expose Donation of Constantine as a forgery, one of the classic moments in European intellectual history.
1450 - Johannes Gutenberg invents the printing press.
1453 - The Ottoman Empire captures the city of Constantinople, signaling an end to the Byzantine Empire.
1469: Lorenzo de Medici, “The Magnificent”, takes power in Florence; his rule is considered the high point of the Florentine Renaissance
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1429: Cosimo de Medici inherits the family bank and rises to great power in Florence.
1434 - The Medici family becomes the head of the city-state of Florence.
1517 - Martin Luther post the Ninety Five Theses at Wittenberg
1520 - Pope Leo X demand Martin Luther to renounce his writing
1521 - Holy Roman Emperor Charles V demand Martin Luther to renounce his writing at Diet of Worms
1534 - Lurther's German translated bible being published
Religious Wars that would last until 1648 with the signing of the Treaty of Westphalia
Martin Lurther was exiled from Holy Roman Empire
Lutheranism being held actively at Copenhagan
1470- Portuguese starts to explore the Africa continent
1488- Bartholomeu Dias of Portugal sails from the Iberian Peninsula to the south of Africa.
1492- The Discovery of America by Christopher Columbus
1497- John Cabot discovered Newfoundland, Canada
1498- Vasco da Gama sails around the Cape of Good Hope and reaches India
1500- A bunch of Spanish explorers discovered South America
1519- Ferdinand Magellan is the first to go around the world
1519- Hernando Cortez kidnaps Aztec Emperor Montezuma and loots the Aztec gold
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150 AD - Ptolemaic system being recorded
1543 - Nicolaus Copernicus published On The Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres where he believes sun is the center of the sytem
1572 - Tycho Brahe discovered a super nova
1600 - Giordano Bruno was burned at stake for believing in copernicus theory
1609 - Johannes Kepler published Astronomia Nova which is about heliocentrism and insight of the planets movement
1610 - Galileo Galilei published Starry Messenger, a work based on observations made through a telescope about the imperfect moon
1615 - Galileo Galilei send letter to Duchess Christina to accomodate copernicanism the doctrines of the Catholic Church
1623 - Galileo Galilei published The Scientific Method
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