A Hereditary Book on the Art of War
A Hereditary Book on the Art of War (兵法家伝書) is a Japanese text on the theory and practice of swordsmanship and strategy, written by the samurai Yagyū Munenori in 1632. Alongside Miyamoto Musashi's The...
1636 in literature
The year 1636 in literature involved some significant literary events and new works.
Baharistan-i-Ghaibi
The Baharistan-i-Ghaibi, written by Mirza Nathan, is a 17th-century chronicle on the history of Bengal, Cooch Behar, Assam and Bihar under the reign of Mughal emperor Jahangir (1605-1627). Unlike othe...
Anne Cromwell's Virginal Book
Anne Cromwell's Virginal Book is a manuscript keyboard compilation dated 1638. Whilst the importance of the music it contains is not high, it reveals the sort of keyboard music that was being played i...
1635 in literature
The year 1635 in literature involved some significant events.
Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems
The Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems (Dialogo sopra i due massimi sistemi del mondo) was a 1632 Italian-language book by Galileo Galilei comparing the Copernican system with the traditi...
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Historia verdadera de la conquista de la Nueva España
Historia verdadera de la conquista de la Nueva España (English: The True History of the Conquest of New Spain) is the first-person narrative of Bernal Díaz del Castillo (1492–1581), the 16th...
1637 in literature
The year 1637 in literature involved some significant events.
Pentamerone
The Pentamerone (Neapolitan: Lo cunto de li cunti overo lo trattenemiento de peccerille, "The Tale of Tales, or Entertainment for Little Ones") is a seventeenth-century fairy tale collection by Italia...
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Confessio Catholica
Confessio catholica is one of the main works of German Orthodox Lutheran theologian Johann Gerhard (1582–1637). It seeks to prove the evangelical and catholic character of the doctrine of the Augsburg...
1631 in literature
The year 1631 in literature involved some significant literary events and new books.
Yesipov Chronicle
The Yesipov Chronicle (Есиповская летопись in Russian) is one of the Siberian Chronicles, dedicated to the memory of Yermak. It was compiled in 1636 by Savva Yesipov, a podyachy of the Siberian archbi...
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La Géométrie
La Géométrie was published in 1637 as an appendix to Discours de la méthode (Discourse on Method), written by René Descartes. In the Discourse, he presents his method for obtaining clarity on any subj...
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1639 in literature
The year 1639 in literature involved some significant events.
Diego Collado's Grammar of the Japanese Language
Diego Collado's Grammar of the Japanese Language (Latin: Ars grammaticae Iaponicae lingvae (i.e. Ars grammaticae Japonicae linguae)) is a description of the Japanese language published in 1632, at...
1630 in literature
The year 1630 in literature involved some significant literary events and new books.
Geoffrey Keating
Seathrún Céitinn (c. 1569 – c. 1644; known in English as Geoffrey Keating) was a 17th-century Irish Roman Catholic priest, poet and historian. He was born in County Tipperary and is buried in Tubrid G...
Dijing Jingwulue
The Dijing Jingwulue (Chinese: 帝京景物略; pinyin: Dìjīng jǐngwù è; Wade–Giles: Ti-ching ching-wu lüeh; literally: "Survey of Scenery and Monuments in the Imperial Capital") is a 17th-centu...
Second Folio
Second Folio is the term applied to the 1632 edition of the works of William Shakespeare, following upon the First Folio of 1623.Much language was updated; there are almost 1,700 changes from the Firs...