Renaissance and Reformation
Timeline of Petrarch's Life.
- 1304 - Petrarch was born in Arezzo near Florence, Italy.
-1319-1323 - He first started studying in Avignoon and the Montpellier.
- 1326 - Writes a comedy called Philologia.
-1327 - Met the love of his life Laure de Noves (Laura)
- 1336 - Began to write Rerum Vulgarium Fragmenta.
- 1337 - First child was born, Giovanni.
- 1340 - Accepted an offer for a poetic crowning from the University of Paris.
- 1374 - Petrarch died. Thought to have died from the plague.
- Petrarch was considered to be the founder of Renaissance Humanism and called the Father of Renaissance Humanism.
- He and two friends also formed the basis of Italian Humanism in Literature.
- Petrarch seems to be best known for his Italian poetry, some examples would be the Canzoniere and the Trionfi.
- He also had some Latin writings. A few of them were called "My Secret Book" and "On Famous Men".
- He published many letters which he later developed into 2 big sets of books called "Familiar Letters" and "Of Old Age".
Timeline of John Calvin's Life.
- 1509 - John Calvin was born in Noyon, France.
- 1523 - Sent to study at the University of Paris.
- 1528 - After graduating from the University of Paris, he went to the University of Orleans to study law.
- 1536 - Published his first edition of Institutes of the Christian Religion.
- 1549 - Calvins wife, Idelette, dies.
- 1564 - Calvin dies.
John Calvin's Accomplishments.
- John helped William Farel, a French reformer, reform a church in Geneva.
- He also wrote seperate articles on the Confession of Faith to help reorganize the church.
- Then he wrote a book called the Commentary on Romans.
- John was one of the main people behind printing the Geneva Bible.
- He also became a minister in Strasbourg.
-1483 - Raphael was born in Urbino, Italy.
- 1491 - His father dies.
- 1504-1507 - He moved to Florence. He worked in Florence and Perugia.
- 1508 - He moved to Rome to start working on frescos for the Vatican Stanze.
- 1514-1515 - Does portraits of Castiglione.
- 1518-1519 - Painted La Fornaria.
- 1520 - Raphael died, on his 37th birthday.
- Raphael was made chief architect of Saint Peter's Basilica.
- He designed many churches, palaces, and mansions.
- One of his first pieces was the Baronci altarpiece for the Saint Nicholas of Tolentino.
-Galatea was his major mythology piece.
-He was appointed director of all excavations of antiquities in Rome.