A history of florence 1200-1575 (2008) excerpt and text search primary sources brucker, gene a, ed the society of renaissance florence: a documentary study (1971) other readings linda proud's trilogy of novels beginning with a tabernacle for the sun gives an excellent introduction to renaissance florence, its culture, history and philosophy. Introduction the period of european history referred to as the renaissance was a time of great social and cultural change in europe generally speaking, the renaissance spanned from the 14th to the 16th centuries, spreading across europe from its birthplace in italy. Renaissance secrets is an interactive bbc web site that explores select events of the late middle ages and the renaissance and discusses the process and art of writing history the four main topics covered at the site include venice as a “second- hand” city, renaissance hospitals, an assassination attempt on elizabeth i, and gutenberg’s.
A brief history of ballet scroll through a brief history of ballet from its origins in the 15th-century italian renaissance courts to what it looks like in the 21st century. The first post in this 3 part series on the history of obesity discussed the view of obesity from the stone age to the renaissance, when fatness or obesity was viewed as beautiful, healthy, and a sign of prosperity. The renaissance period is one of the most amazing times in the world’s history this time boasts of the rebirth of science, arts and culture this time boasts of the rebirth of science, arts and culture. History of floral design in american period (1780-1820) the neoclassic and empire styles which had been evolving in europe, especially the delicate french style, had a great influence on the styles used in late colonial america at this time.
Florence (italian: firenze) is a major historical city in italy, distinguished as one of the most outstanding economic, cultural, political and artistic centres in the italian peninsula from the late middle ages to the renaissance. The renaissance period spans from circa 1400 ad to 1600 ad the word 'renaissance' is of french origin and means a rebirth of interests, especially in the arts of ancient greece and rome (ie : antiquity. The renaissance is a period in the history of europe beginning in about 1400, and following the medieval period renaissance is a french word meaning rebirth the period is called by this name because at that time, people started taking an interest in the learning of ancient times,. History of music pre-renaissance music: the evolution of instruments and theory prehistoric music the earliest forms of music were probably drum-based, percussion instruments being the most readily available at the time (ie rocks, sticks.
The italian renaissance followed on the heels of the middle ages, and was spawned by the birth of the philosophy of humanism, which emphasized the importance of individual achievement in a wide range of fields the early humanists, such as writer francesco petrarch, studied the works of the ancient. The history of art is immense, the earliest cave paintings pre-date writing by almost 27,000 years if you’re interested in art history, the first thing you should do is take a look at this table which briefly outlines the artists, traits, works, and events that make up major art periods and how. In short, dress has changed in history and it changes history ulinka rublack teaches early modern european history at cambridge university and is a fellow of st john’s college she is the author of dressing up. Music was an essential part of civic, religious, and courtly life in the renaissance the rich interchange of ideas in europe, as well as political, economic, and religious events in the period 1400–1600 led to major changes in styles of composing, methods of disseminating music, new musical.
Humanism is the term applied to the predominant ntellectual and literary currents of the period 1400 to 1650 the return to favor of the classics stimulated the philosophy of secularism, the appreciation of worldly pleasures, and individual expression. Renaissance church music the history of church music in northern europe evolved around three centres: austria, the seat of the hapsburgs, bavaria, which was also under their influence, and saxony, the headquarters of the protestant reformation. Impressively researched and brilliantly told, the history of the renaissance world offers not just the names, dates, and facts but the memorable characters who illuminate the years between 1100 and 1453—years that marked a sea change in mankind’s perception of the world. The history of stained glass windows the purpose of most windows is to allow a view of the outside and admit light into a building the purpose of stained glass windows, however, is not to allow people to see outside, but to beautify buildings, control light, and often times to tell a story.
The reformation was a 16th-century religious and political challenge to papal authority in catholic europe read more about martin luther, the thirty years war and the counter-reformation. The renaissance may be vivid in the mind's eye - in images of human figures sculpted in the round, or in scenes painted with a profound and moving realism but as a concept it is a slippery customer the word is french for 'rebirth' historians first use it (from about 1840) for the period from the. Information about the history of the city of milan from the romans to the post war period about milan, italy at the beginning of the year 1000 the archbishop of milan became the most powerful person in northern italy the sforza family's rule coincided with the renaissance period in italy and expecially francesco's rule was. History of health care in the renaissance(1350-1650) culture humanism began- they valued a normal life and thought that people should get married, and have families, and focus on life and enjoy its pleasures.