June 15, 2020
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⟶ Updated 14 Dec 2017 ⟶
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Henri IV issues Edict of Nantes
Giovanni Maria Artusi "L'Artusi"
Giulio Caccini "Le nuove musiche"
Dutch East India Company chartered
Monteverdi's Fifth Book of Madrigals published
First English colony of Jamestown in Virginia
Johannes Kepler sets forth his astronomical laws
Galileo publishes "The Starry Messenger"
Carlo Gesualdo publishes last book of madrigals
Death of Shakespeare
Mayflower brings first English colonists to New England
Gian Lorenzo Bernini "David"
Galileo charged with heresy for claiming the Earth revolves around the sun
René Descartes "Discourse on Method"
Descartes "The Passions of the Soul"
Bernini "Ecstasy of St. Theresa"
Thomas Hobbes "Leviathan"
Isaac Newton, "Principia mathematica"
Sir Francis Bacon, "New Instruments"
Vincenzo Galilei, "Dialogue of Ancient and Modern Music"
Intermedi for the play "La pellegrina" in Florence
First opera performed, Jacopo Peri's "Dafne"
First surviving opera, Peri's "L'Euridice," performed in Florence
Claudio Monteverdi, "L'Orfeo"
Francesca Caccini, "The Liberation of Ruggiero"
Stefano Landi "Sant'Alessio"
First public opera house opens in Venice
Monteverdi, "The Coronation of Poppea"
Francesco Cavalli "Giasone"
Antonio Cesti "Orontea"
Thirty Years' War
English Civil War
Reign of Louis XIV in France
Meetings of Giovanni de' Bardi's "Camerata"
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