17th Century


The 17th century was the century that lasted from January 1, 1601, to December 31, 1700, in the Gregorian calendar. The 17th century falls into the Early Modern period of Europe and in that continent was characterized by the Dutch Golden Age, the Baroque cultural movement, the French Grand Siècle dominated by Louis XIV, the Scientific Revolution, and The General Crisis.

New Releases Tagged "17th Century"

The Manningtree Witches
Hour of the Witch
Dark Tides (The Fairmile, #2)
The Familiars
Tidelands (Fairmile #1)
The Weight of Ink
Witch
The Manningtree Witches
Beheld
The Last Protector (Marwood and Lovett #4)
The Glass Woman
The Last Painting of Sara de Vos
Rags of Time (Thomas Tallant, #1)
An Affair of Poisons
Death in Delft (Master Mercurius Mysteries, #1)
The King's Witch (Frances Gorges Trilogy, #1)
Macbeth
Hamlet
Don Quixote
Othello
Paradise Lost
The Tempest
King Lear
Twelfth Night
The Miniaturist (The Miniaturist, #1)
Girl with a Pearl Earring
Year of Wonders
Oroonoko
Tartuffe
The Winter's Tale
The Princesse de Clèves

Philip Ball
A so-called antimony war had been waged between French [Galenist] physicians and [alchemical, Paracelsian] iatrochemists since the beginning of the seventeenth century. What it lacked in bloodletting, this war made up for in bile.
Philip Ball, The Devil's Doctor: Paracelsus and the World of Renaissance Magic and Science

Mike Dash
...the disease killed eight thousand...between its first appearance in October 1635 and its eventual disappearance in July 1637...The appalling impact of the plague had two significant consequences. One was that it created a shortage of labor and thus resulted in a rise in wages as employers competed for man-power.
Mike Dash, Tulipomania: The Story of the World's Most Coveted Flower & the Extraordinary Passions It Aroused

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