This web-site tells how the People
of the Renaissance lived then,
how they enjoyed life
and shows the contributions
they made to society.
Does The Renaissance Effect
The Way People Live Today?
The Renaissance started in Florence,
Italy. Renaissance comes from the Latin word, "rinascre".It refers to
"the art of being reborn". Latin was the language spoken by the people in
the Renaissance. The Renaissance was art and sculpture. The renaissance
started about 1300, about 700 years from the fall of Rome. During the middle ages
the important branch of learning was theology. In the Renaissance it was humanity.
Humanism comes from the Latin word "humanities" Humanities means culture.
In medieval times paintings and sculptures of humans looked stiff and unrealistic.
Renaissance artists tried to capture the beauty of people in their paintings and
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