Absolutism and the Scientific Revolution, 1600-1720: A Biographical Dictionary

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Chronology

Dates are approximate for some entries

1600

Thomas Dekker, The Shoemaker's Holiday

Pedro Caldéron de la Barca born

William Shakespeare, Hamlet

William Gilbert, De Magnete

Thomas Morley, First Book of Ayres

Michelangelo Merisi da Carravagio, Doubting Thomas

1601

William Shakespeare, Troilus and Cressida

Pierre de Fermat born

Thomas Morley, Triumphs of Oriana

Carlo Gesualdo, Madrigals

Michelangelo Merisi da Carravagio, Conversion of St. Paul

1602

John Marston, The History of Antonio and Mellida

Ben Jonson, Poetaster

Thomas Campion, Observations in the Art of English Poesie

William Lilly born

Otto von Guericke born

Bodleian library established at Oxford University

Lope Félix de Vega, La hermosura de angélica

William Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well

1603

William Gilbert dies

Claudio Monteverdi, Fourth Book of Madrigals

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Absolutism and the Scientific Revolution, 1600-1720: A Biographical Dictionary
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Introduction ix
  • Chronology xvii
  • A 1
  • B 12
  • C 46
  • D 84
  • E 103
  • F 109
  • G 125
  • H 155
  • I-J 191
  • K 202
  • L 211
  • M 245
  • N 276
  • O-P 285
  • Q-R 313
  • S 335
  • T 369
  • U-V 382
  • W-Z 395
  • Appendix A 413
  • Appendix B 421
  • Bibliography 429
  • Index 439
  • About the Editor and Contributors 447
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