Renaissance

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Italian Renaissance Art

August 27, 2008 -- From Vincent, a reader, from Merseyside, England, who is affiliated with the site.

The site explores the life and work of the major artists from the Italian Renaissance. It offers personal opinions of the works seen on visits to Italy and from various galleries such as the Louvre in Paris. Works by Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael and Giotto, in addition to an overview of Renaissance history.

Guide to Medieval and Renaissance Instruments

August 5, 2007 -- From Alan, a teacher, from Central Iowa, USA, who is affiliated with the site.

This is Musica Antiqua’s illustrated guide to Medieval and Renaissance Instruments. It contains pictures, descriptions, sounds, and the history of the instruments used in playing early music. Sounds are in mp3 and wav formats. Period quotes are included. Accessible but scholarly, it is suitable for all ages.

Renaissance Personalities

August 12, 2006 -- From Deborah, a teacher, from Indiana, USA, who is affiliated with the site.

This site was created by an 8th grade humanities class and explores the Renaissance and the personalities which
influenced that time period.

Exhibits Collection–Renaissance / Annenberg/CPB

August 12, 2006 -- From Deborah, a teacher, from Indiana, who is affiliated with the site.

This is a reputable site (Annenberg/CPB/Learner.org) and features valuable information on the history of the
Renaissance, exploration and trade, thinking processes during this time period, with an emphasis on Florence,
Italy.