Ms. Brusseau & Mrs. Harbrook
Renaissance literally means "rebirth." And during this time period in Europe and across the international trade routes, rebirth was happening everywhere--
- Renaissance: What Inspired This Age of Balance & Order?
An Annenberg Learner exhibit filled with some basic information to start your research.
- Introduction to the Renaissance
Adapted from A Guide to the Study of Literature: A Companion Text for Core Studies 6, Landmarks of Literature, ©English Department, Brooklyn College, this guide gives really good information for you to get a feel of this time period.
- The Renaissance Connection
The Allentown Art Museum has put together a great website that starts with a little video, and then allows you to dig in and understand more about the Renaissance. Very entertaining!
- CSI: Italian Renaissance
A fascinating article published by the Smithsonian in which the author examines the art of poisoning in the Italian Renaissance.
- Secrets of the Tower of London
A PBS video that examines the history of London's famous tower.
- Exploring Leonardo
A Boston Museum of Science web-exploration of Leonardo da Vinci and the world he lived in.
- Turning the Pages: An Online Library
The British Library presents one of the coolest collections ever of virtual copies of original manuscripts. Turn the pages of several Renaissance books, including da Vinci's own notebooks.
- Renaissance English Writers
The Luminarium offers biographies, work samples, quotes, and other interesting information about English authors who were writing during the Renaissance period. Very informative!