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Cultural and intellectual life, 1450-1600


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1350s
Petrarch begins teaching in Florence
1430s
Donatello produces the bronze free-standing statue of David
1450s
Johan Gutenberg invents the printing press
1462
Marsilio Ficino establishes Platonic Academy in Florence
1503
Leonardo paints the Mona Lisa
1508-12
Michelangelo paints frescoes in the Sistine Chapel
1514-17
Scholars working in Spain produce the Complutensian Polyglot
1513
Niccoló Machiavelli writes 'The Prince'
1516
Thomas More writes 'Utopia'
1532
François Rabelais publishes the first part of 'Gargantua and Pantagruel'
1550
Giorgio Vasari publishes 'Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects'
1576
Jean Bodin publishes 'The Six Books of the Republic'
1596
Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet' probably first performed
1605
Miguel de Cervantes publishes the first part of 'Don Quixote'