Tag: catholic

Artemisia Gentileschi

(1593-c.1653) The artist’s works: Autoritratto come martire c.1615 Private collection Giuditta e la sua ancella c.1618–1619 Galleria Palatina, Palazzo Pitti, Firenze Giuditta decapita Oloferne c.1620 Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze Santa Maria Maddalena c.1620 Galleria Palatina, Firenze Giuditta con la sua ancella c.1623–1625 Detroit Institute…

Montesquieu

(1689–1755) Charles-Louis de Secondat, Baron de La Brède et de Montesquieu Works: • Esprit des lois (French) • Le temple de Gnide (French) • Lettres persanes, tome I (French) • Lettres persanes, tome II (French) • Persialaisia kirjeitä (Finnish) Born…

Giambattista Vico

(1668–1744) Giovan Battista Vico Works: • Principes de la Philosophie de l’Histoire traduits de la ‘Scienza nuova’ (French) Born June 23 1668 Napoli (Italia) Died January 23 1744 Napoli (Italia) Occupation Historian Humanist Occupation Jurist Philosopher Occupation Rhetorician Writer

Parmigianino

(1503–1540) Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, called Parmigianino The artist’s works: Autoritratto entro uno specchio convesso c.1523–1524 Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna Ritratto di un collezionista c.1523 National Gallery, London Uomo che sospende la lettura 1525–1526 Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna Visione di san Girolamo 1526–1527 National Gallery, London…

Correggio

(c.1489–1534) Antonio Allegri da Correggio The artist’s works: Madonna Barrymore c.1505–1510 National Gallery of Art, Washington Matrimonio mistico di santa Caterina 1510–1514 Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit Matrimonio mistico di santa Caterina 1510–1515 National Gallery of Art, Washington Salvator Mundi c.1515 National Gallery…

John Dryden

(1631–1700) Works: • All for Love; Or, The World Well Lost: A Tragedy (English) • Discourses on Satire and on Epic Poetry (English) • Dryden’s Palamon and Arcite (English) • His Majesties Declaration Defended (English) • The Aeneid, Translated by…

Ernest Hemingway

(1899–1961) Ernest Miller Hemingway Works: • In our time (English) • Three Stories & Ten Poems (English) Born July 21 1899 Oak Park, IL (USA) Died July 2 1961 Ketchum, ID (USA) Cause of death Suicide Occupation Journalist Novelist Occupation…

René Descartes

(1596–1650) Renatus Cartesius Works: • A Discourse of a Method for the Well Guiding of Reason and the Discovery of Truth in the Sciences (English) • Betrachtungen über die Grundlagen der Philosophie (German) • Discours de la méthode (French) •…

Blaise Pascal

(1623–1662) Works: • Notes de Voltaire et de Condorcet sur les pensées de Pascal (French) • Pascal’s Pensées (English) • The Thoughts of Blaise Pascal (English) Born June 19 1623 Clermont-Ferrand (France) Died August 19 1662 Paris (France) Occupation Inventor Mathematician…

Luís de Camões

(c.1524–1580) Luís Vaz de Camões Works: • A Morte de D. Ignez de Castro (Portuguese) • Los Lusíadas: Poema épico en diez cantos (Spanish) • Obras Completas de Luis de Camões, Tomo II (Portuguese) • Obras Completas de Luis de Camões,…