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S: Baroque Era (c.1600-1750) by Kaytee Carnegie and Connor Huemiller

FC: Traveling through 17th century Europe: The Baroque Period English 2 Honors

1: Table of Contents: -6 facts about Baroque Period -Life of UpperClass and Nobility -Life of LowerClass and Merchants -Art&Artists of the time period -Inventions and Scientific Achievements -Housing, entertainment, food and drink

2: 6 facts about the Baroque Period: | ~The term Baroque was derived from a Portugese word meaning "pearl of Irregular shape". ~ The 30 years war was fought. ~Caravaggio and Annibale Carracci are the two great figures who stand at the head of the Baroque tradition.

3: ~From about the late 1660s on, and increasingly so, Upper-class men and women wore periwigs and coats with lace. ~Who was the first woman to make a significant contribution to the Baroque period? ~The older meaning of the word, as a synonym for `capricious', `overwrought' or `florid', still has some currency, but not in serious criticism.

4: Life and Style of Nobility and Upper Class | New foods were being introduced.... For example, at the Court of Versailles, Louis XIV's dining possibilities ranged greatly. The "Cavalier" style of dress became popular during the early part of the Baroque period. The upperclass loved to show off their wealth

5: Philip V, First Bourbon King of Spain | 17th Century School of Kneller Nobility

6: Life and Style of poor and/or merchants | ~ During the 17th century the status of merchants improved. ~For the poor food remained plain and monotonous. ~Plague broke out in London in 1603, 1636 and in 1665. Each time it killed a significant part of the population but each time London recovered.

8: Art and Artists Orazio Gentileschi Italian Baroque Era painter

9: Tobias Verhaecht [Flemish Baroque Era Painter, 1561-1631]

10: Giovanni Battista Crespi [Italian Baroque Era/Mannerist Painter, ca.1575-1633]

11: Wallerant Vaillant [Flemish Baroque Era Painter, 1623-1677]

12: Inventions and Scientific Achievements of the time period | ~Galileo Galilei discovered a number of natural laws ~Galileo also invented many things ~Considered the father of Modern Physics and father of Science.

13: ~ Johannes Kepler engaged in the study of astronomy and developed the laws of planetary motion in 1609. ~Brilliant Mathematicians...? :D ~Many more great inventions made in this time period are still used today.....

14: What did they eat? What did they do for fun? Where'd they go when they were tired and their tummies were full? :D | Housing, food, and Entertainment.

15: ~New Drinks were being introduced ~Meat Pies and breads were common among European dinner tables around this time. ~Louis XIV built an exquisite palace for himself called Versailles. ~Eating Utensils??? What are those?

16: ~In the 17th century traditional pastimes such as cards and bowls continued. ~Cruel sports were popular among the poor. ~Masque was also a popular form of entertainment at this time ~By the late 17th century even poor people usually lived in houses made of brick or stone.

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