Renaissance was a time of rebirth. Europeans experienced a
reawakening of interest in the classics--government,
literature, art, and thought. It was a time of
experimentation. It was a time of religious upheaval. And it
was a time of war.
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The way buildings were constructed changed as well during
the Renaissance. Architects went back to classical times for
their inspirations and used modern methods to create a whole
new look in construction.
Drama, Literature, and
It wasn't just visual art, either, that underwent a
fundamental change. Writing changed, too. Plays, poems,
stories all showed a classical influence.
Read about and listen to the changes brought forth by
Renaissance composers. Even the way they composed was
Many people keep the Renaissance spirit alive through
Renaissance Faires and other forms of reenactment. Find out
how you can see or join!
During the Renaissance
The role of the woman in the home and society as a whole
changed during the Renaissance. Find out how by consulting
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