The neoclassical era had characteristics that were focused around accuracy, order and structure. The era, in opposition to the renaissance era, showed man as a flawed individual. More »

Some names of neoclassical writers include Jane Austen, John Bunyan, Daniel Defoe, John Dryden and Henry Fielding. Other well-known neoclassical writers were Ben Johnson, John Milton, Alexander Pope, Jonathan Swift and V... More »

The neoclassical period was the time period from 1660 to the early 1800s where artists and authors took inspiration from classical Greek and Roman arts. It is a period that essentially tried to revive the classical works... More »

The medieval period encompasses the fifth to 14th or 15th centuries. Historians date this period from the collapse of the Roman Empire until the dawn of the Renaissance. More »

The postclassical period in western Europe is the period that began immediately after the end of the Roman Empire (the classical period) and is most often called the Middle Ages or the Medieval Ages. Some scholars prefer... More »

The period referred to as the Islamic Golden Age lasted for just over 400 years, during which time huge advances were made in the fields of art, humanities and science. During this time, Baghdad become the intellectual c... More »

The term for referencing a line of rulers from the same family is dependent on whether the line itself or the period of time in which the family ruled is being referenced. A monarchy is a line of rulers in which lineage ... More »