S: Spain literature and Arts
FC: By De'Aundre Dawson | Spain literature and arts
1: INDEX | Literature 2,3 | Arts 4,5
2: In the 16 and 17 centuries, Spain had a Golden age that was a big impact on their culture, so that meant more art, architecture, theological and humanistic studies, philosophy, law etc.
3: "Fewer Spaniards may know, however, the cultural significance of 1492. It was in that year that the first Spanish (Castilian) Grammar book (in fact the first grammar of any modern European language) and the first Latin-Spanish dictionary were published." | http://www.spainthenandnow.com/spanish-literature/background-to-spain-s-golden-age-literature/default_46.aspx
4: here is a listing of a few spanish artist Jusepe de Ribera, Diego Velázquez, Francisco de Zurbarán, Bartolome Murillo, and Claudio Coello
5: Spain was slightly influenced by Italy and their art work because in the 15 century thats what the trend in renaissance architecture was like. The 17th century was the golden age of painting and it identified the painters of the day. "In 1752, The Spanish Academy of Fine Arts was established to determine what was proper artistic form." | http://www.luxurytraveler.com/artofspain.html