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6 08, 2017

Renaissance Europe – Charles V

By |2019-03-13T16:15:54-07:00August 6th, 2017|History, Modern Europe|0 Comments

Charles Quint (by Titian, 1548) The Ottomans terrify Europe The biggest worry that people had in the early 1500s AD in Europe was that the Ottoman Empire was going to conquer Europe. Would Europe be ruled by Islamic rulers? Who was before Charles V? Who were the Ottomans though? All our Modern Europe articles And in fact the [...]

4 08, 2017

Leonardo da Vinci Biography

By |2019-09-18T07:42:09-07:00August 4th, 2017|Modern Europe|2 Comments

Leonardo da Vinci, artist and scientist - a self-portrait Leonardo was home-schooled Leonardo da Vinci was born near Florence, in Italy, in 1452 AD. His father was a clerk, and his parents weren't married. Until he was five, Leonardo lived with his mother. Then he moved to his father's house, where he was home-schooled in Latin and math. What [...]

3 08, 2017

Late medieval France – Anne, Anne, and Charles IX

By |2019-01-27T20:23:33-07:00August 3rd, 2017|History, Medieval|0 Comments

King Louis XI of France The Hundred Years' War During the Late Middle Ages, with the Crusades and the Hundred Years' War over, the French kings fought mainly to get control of more and more land, gradually forming their country into modern France. Hundred Years' War Late Middle Ages All our medieval Europe articles Charles VII (and [...]