Let’s face it. For much of the Twentieth Century and into the current one, we’ve been living in the Sneering Age among intellectuals. Or it could be called the Age of Contempt or the Age of Hyper-skepticism.
Some call it the Baroque Age. This post covers history, philosophy and religion, literature, and art and the 1600s reaching to 1715, when King Louis XIV of France died.
Posted in History |
Tagged Baroque art and architecture, Basics of John Donne, Basics of Moliere's Tartuffe, Basics on Aphra Behn, Basics on Charles I, Basics on Charles II, Basics on James I, Basics on James II, Copernicus, Descartes, France invades Holland, Francis Bacon, Galileo, Glorious Revolution, Isaac Newton, Jansenists, John Locke, La Fronde, Louis XIII Cardinal Richelieu, Louis XIV Cardinal Mazarin, Oliver Cromwell, Pascal, Restoration in England, Thomas Hobbes, Treaty of Dover, War of Spanish Succession |