2 days ago · 7 – ?1470s This Portrait of a Lady by Rogier van der Weyden shows the hair pulled smoothly back from her face and confined in a caul or early hennin beneath a sheer veil. The dress has a wide V-neckline that shows the dark kirtle beneath and is worn with a wide red belt and a sheer partlet at the neck, Netherlands.
5 days ago · The book of hours is a Christian devotional book popular in the Middle Ages.It is the most common type of surviving medieval illuminated manuscript.Like every manuscript, each manuscript book of hours is unique in one way or another, but most contain a similar collection of texts, prayers and psalms, often with appropriate decorations, for Christian devotion.
4 days ago · Year 1500 (MD) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The year was seen as being especially important by many Christians in Europe, who thought it would bring the beginning of the end of the world.
In the early 1470s, one of the first printing houses in Poland was set up by Kasper Straube in Kraków (see: spread of the printing press). In 1475 Kasper Elyan of Głogów (Glogau) set up a printing shop in Wrocław (Breslau), Silesia.
4 days ago · Georg Philipp Telemann’s Musique de table (1733) has become emblematic of a long and rich Tafelmusik tradition in which music accompanied meals of all types. Yet the collection’s relationship to this tradition has never been adequately explained, nor has the tradition itself attracted much scholarly attention.
- Steven D. Zohn
5 days ago · Famous medieval musical codices I listened to music from Rossi codex on youtube and found it very interesting, here . If you have any knowledge on this matter, can you name a few medieval music codices and maybe tell something about them, say, why are they important, what was their place in music history and so on.
6 days ago · Cuachimichin (1450s o 1460s - 1460s o 1470s): gobernó antes de la conquista, fue derrocado y ejecutado por los sacerdotes.  Tutecotzimit (1460s o 1470s - ~1501): sucesor del anterior, instauró el sistema hereditario. 
4 days ago · Wikimedia Commons has media related to 1473. Year 1473 ( MCDLXXIII ) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar . Contents
1 day ago · The global spread of the printing press began with the invention of the printing press with movable type by Johannes Gutenberg in Mainz, Germany c. 1439. Western printing technology was adopted in all world regions by the end of the 19th century, displacing the manuscript and block printing.
Renesansna muzika is vocal and instrumental music written and performed in Europe during the Renaissance era. Consensus among music historians has been to start the era around 1400, with the end of the medieval era, and to close it around 1600, with the beginning of the Baroque period, therefore commencing the musical Renaissance about a hundred years after the beginning of the Renaissance as ...