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  • FROM MR TALSKYWHO'S WHO IN MEDIEVAL HISTORY AND THE RENAISSANCE (  The "Who's Who in Medieval History" project is intended to help you find information about significant individuals from the Middle Ages and Renaissance, when available, on the web and in print. Each page will offer a brief explanation of who the individual was and why he or she is important or interesting in medieval and Renaissance studies. For more information, be sure to investigate the websites or books provided.
  • Renaissance Timeline (
  • EDSITEment( The Best of the Humanities on the Web from the National Endowment for the Humanities in partnership with the National Trust for the Humanities, and the MarcoPolo Education Foundation. This educational partnership brings online humanities resources from some of the world's great museums, libraries, cultural institutions, and universities directly to your classroom.

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     Subjects: Art and science | Renaissance

  • End of Europe's Middle Ages: Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries (
         This multimedia tutorial provides "a brief overview of the conditions at the end of Europe's Middle Ages, the tutorial is presented in a series of chapters that summarize the economic, political, religious and intellectual environment of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries." Sections include: Economy, Feudal Institutions , New Monarchies, Holy Roman Empire, Italy's City-States, Eastern Europe, Ottoman Empire, The Church, Literature, Visual Arts, and Music. Produced by The Applied History Research Group at the University of Calgary.

     Subjects: Middle ages -- History | Renaissance

  • Renaissance: What Inspired This Age of Balance and Order? (
         This attractive site describes aspects of the European Renaissance including its origins in the Middle Ages, the rise of navigation and trade, development of the printing press, arts, and the Renaissance in Florence Italy. From Annenberg/CPB Projects Learner Online site.

     Subjects: Renaissance | Middle ages -- History

  • Virtual Renaissance: A Journey Through Time (
         This site combines real people, such as Shakespeare and Elizabeth I, and real places like the Globe Theatre, Sistine Chapel, Tower of London, and University of Padua, with generic fictionalized locations and citizens, to create an entertaining and inclusive picture of Renaissance life. Information can be accessed through a wide variety of characters, locations, and chronologies as well as a general introduction to the period. There are a myriad of links to related sites and citations to written sources. An outstanding ThinkQuest winner.

     Subject: Renaissance

  • Renaissance (
    Discover the forces that brought about this rebirth in Europe. Site includes facts, links, and cool activities to help you understand
    changes in society, art, and science during the Rennaissance.   More sites about:  European History > Renaissance
  • Renaissance Consort (
    A demonstration of Renaissance consort music and instruments. More sites about:  Classical Music
  • WebMuseum: La Renaissance (
    Learn about this European cultural rebirth that was the end of the Middle Ages and left a lasting impression on the history of art.  More sites about:  European History > Renaissance
  • Virtual Renaissance Town (
    Explore the culture and lifestyle of the Renaissance by clicking around this online town. See what a school, shop, tavern, and restaurant were like at the time, or step inside the Globe Theatre or the VirRen Castle. More sites about:  European History > Renaissance
  • Renaissance Man  (
    Learn all about Leonardo as a scientist, an inventor, and an artist in this site from the Boston Museum of Science.  More sites about:  Artists > Leonardo da Vinci
  • Renaissance Secrets  (
    Check out this companion to the BBC TV series which explores the life and times of Gutenberg, Venice, Renaissance medicine, and more, while in the process of doing history. More sites about:  European History > Renaissance
  •  Georgia Renaissance Festival, The (
    Ever wonder what life was like in the 16th Century? At this festival you may find out! Check out what programs, rides, and events are scheduled for the next festival in Fairburn, GA.  More sites about:  U.S. States > Georgia
  • Journey Through the Renaissance (
    Go on an animated journey through the Renaissance. Learn about the art, music, and politics of the time, check out pictures and sounds, and much more from this ThinkQuest team. Requires Flash. More sites about:  European History > Renaissance
  • WebMuseum: Michelangelo (
    Italian Renaissance sculptor, painter, architect, and poet. This site includes information on the Sistine Chapel and his sculpture of David. More sites about:  Artists > Michelangelo Buonarroti
  • Columbia Museum of Art, The (
    Includes information on exhibits, a museum calendar, and a detailed online gallery with works from the Renaissance to the 20th Century. More sites about:  South Carolina > Museums, Galleries, and Exhibits
     Renaissance," French for "rebirth," perfectly describes the intellectual and economic changes that occurred in Europe from the        fourteenth through the ...
    Description: Interactive guide allows students to explore the Renaissance and discover the forces that drove this...
    Category: Kids and Teens > School Time > ... > History > By Region > Europe > Renaissance
    Renaissance and Baroque Architecture: Architectural
    History 102. The images included in this ...
    Description: Collection of expandable images used in a course at the Department of Architectural History, University...
    Category: Arts > Architecture > History > Periods and Styles > Baroque
  • Medieval/Renaissance Food Homepage (
    There is now a mailing list on this topic: send mail to ...
    Description: Articles, recipes, and summaries of books about Renaissance and Medieval cooking.
    Category: Recreation > Food > History
  • WebMuseum: La Renaissance (
    The term Renaissance, adopted ... literature and the arts. The Renaissance as a Historical Period. ...
    Description: The Renaissance in Europe, covering Italy, Netherlands, germany and France
    Category: Arts > Art History > Movements > Renaissance
  • Medieval and Renaissance Instruments (
    A Guide to Medieval and Renaissance Instruments. Bagpipe, Bladder Pipe, Cornamuse, Crumhorn. Dulcian, ...
    Description: Musica Antiqua's illustrated guide: pictures, descriptions, and history.
    Category: Arts > Music > Styles > Early Music > Instruments
  • Renaissance Consort (
    by Yasuhiko Higaki, Oct. 26, 1993. Demonstration of renaissance consort and renaissance instruments. ...
  • Old Rendance Page (
    The Renaissance Dance page
  • Renaissance Faire Homepage (
    Welcome to the Renaissance Faire Step back 400 years to a time of Romance. Shakespeare
    is in the prime of his career. Sir Francis Drake has circumnavigated the ...
    Description: A collection of information regarding Renaissance Faires.
    Category: Recreation > Living History > ... > Directories and Pan-Faire Information
  • Plague and Public Health in Renaissance Europe (
    This project involves the creation of a hypertext ...
    Description: A hypertext archive of narratives, medical consilia, governmental records, religious and spiritual...
    Category: Health > Public Health and Safety > History

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