Explorer Gil Eanes rounds Cape Bojador in Western Sahara, thus destroying the legends of the "Dark Sea". Portuguese traders deliver their first cargo of African slaves to Lisbon . In Ming Dynasty China , a long episode of drought, flood, locust infestation, and famine cripple agriculture and commerce in areas throughout the country, until 1448 .
Events. 1430: Considered end of Medieval art art period.; 1430: First use of optical methods in the creation of art. 1430s: The engraver known as the Master of the Playing Cards becomes active in south-western Germany and Switzerland.
In early 1430, Murad was able to concentrate his forces against Thessalonica, taking it by storm on 29 March 1430. The privations of the siege and the subsequent sack reduced the city to a shadow of its former self, from perhaps as many as 40,000 inhabitants to c. 2,000 , and necessitated large-scale resettlement in the following years.
The Holy Roman Empire (Latin: Sacrum Imperium Romanum; German: Heiliges Römisches Reich), later referred to as the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation, was a multi-ethnic complex of territories in Western and Central Europe that developed during the Early Middle Ages and continued until its dissolution in 1806 during the Napoleonic Wars.
Events. Winter: Much of the English town of Alnwick in Northumbria burnt by Scottish a raiding party.; The Ming dynasty in China disbands their navy, altering the balance of power in the Indian Ocean, making it easier for Portugal and other Western naval powers to gain dominance over the seas.
Apr 14, 2020 · The growth of Frankish power, 481–814, showing Francia as it originally was after the crumbling of the Western Roman Empire Until his death in 814, Charlemagne ruled an empire which included modern Catalonia, France, western Germany, the Low Countries, and northern Italy.
Geography. The region of Western Macedonia is situated in north-western Greece, bordering with the regions of Central Macedonia (east), Thessaly (south), Epirus (west), and bounded to the north at the international borders of Greece with North Macedonia (Bitola, Resen and Novaci municipalities) and Albania (Korçë County).
Classical music is art music produced or rooted in the traditions of Western culture, including both liturgical (religious) and secular music. While a more precise term is also used to refer to the period from 1750 to 1820 (the Classical period), this article is about the broad span of time from before the 6th century AD to the present day, which includes the Classical period and various other ...
The Chicago and North Western Transportation Company (reporting mark CNW) was a Class I railroad in the Midwestern United States.It was also known as the "North Western".The railroad operated more than 5,000 miles (8,000 km) of track as of the turn of the 20th century, and over 12,000 miles (19,000 km) of track in seven states before retrenchment in the late 1970s.
In theory, "Old Master" applies only to artists who were fully trained, were Masters of their local artists' guild, and worked independently, but in practice, paintings produced by pupils or workshops are often included in the scope of the term. Therefore, beyond a certain level of competence, date rather than quality is the criterion for using ...