Spain was having kind of a moment in the 16th and 17th centuries. They had this big empire, the culture was really flowering, and Humanism was popping up all over, but they also had the inquisition.
Into this world came prolific writers like Cervantes, Lope de Vega and Calderon de la Barca. And they wrote a ton of plays.
And in art, whether religious or secular, The Golden Age, or Siglo de Oro, reflected a new eye on the world with its singular styles and vivid visions with artists such us El Greco, Murillo and Cervantes
By Marimi & Mayra