To the seventeenth century belongs the height of Jacobean drama, the flowering of the sonnet, and the achievements of Renaissance lyric poetry. Such works may all be considered literary products of a Humanistic century—they are the high-water mark of Humanistic philosophy with its belief in the importance of humanity and of human interests.
Index survives until the s. Portuguese Crown gives official approval to begin shipping African slaves to Brazil. It is the first permanent European settlement in North America. It might have been formed as early as CE, however.
Castile is no longer able to produce enough food to feed its population. Spain ends the 16th century probably worse off than it began it. The Dutch begin sailing to Asia for spices, and establish their own East India company in England completes its conquest and subjugation of Ireland.
The first task is finding gold. On behalf of the Dutch, Henry Hudson, while searching for the Northwest Passage, explores the river that is named for him, in present-day New York. About four million people die in the conflict.
The Dutch establish Jakartawhich becomes the center of the Asian spice trade. Squanto dies in of disease. Caribbean sugar growing becomes a business on Barbados, and the great period of New World sugar growing begins. New Sweden established in present-day Delaware.
Dutch fleet defeats Spanish fleet in the English Channel. It is the last significant religious conflict in Europe.Sample Essay. Words 2, This essay discusses The Pilgrim’s Progress. In The Pilgrims Progress, John Bunyan allegorizes the Christian principle of salvation by relating the journey of a character named Christian who flees The City of Destruction in search of The Celestial City.
Pilgrim’s Progress Questions and Answers. The Question and Answer section for Pilgrim’s Progress is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel. This is a quick reference of elements that are new or have been redefined in HTML5.
For each element there is a short description, a link to the specification, and a code example. “Our prognosis” links to the HTML5 Doctor article on the element.
There are more articles in the Article Archive. As a follow-up to Tuesday’s post about the majority-minority public schools in Oslo, the following brief account reports the latest statistics on the cultural enrichment of schools in Austria.
Vienna is the most fully enriched location, and seems to be in roughly the same situation as Oslo. Many thanks to Hermes for the translation from barnweddingvt.com What is a Born Again Christian?
The term “born again” is one of the most used phrases among present-day Christians. Yet, if asked what the term born again means, most church members could not give a clear explanation.
A comprehensive, critical analysis of poems by Seamus Heaney. Above, The Grauballe Man. Credits: Malene Thyssen Sandstone Keepsake (Station Island).