Some view the Renaissance as a break away from religious dominance of humanity.  While it did distance itself from religious influence it didn’t completely drop religion either.  In fact many great renaissance paintings and sculptors are church works, be they commissioned or otherwise.  Indeed christian influences seem intertwined with the renaissance almost as much as […]

The Italian Renaissance, was a time period of intellectual revival and culture after the relative stagnation that characterized the dark ages.  Many great minds and amazingly talented people are attributed to the Renaissance era.  These men were artists, politicians, scientists, mathematicians, doctors, philosophers, and otherwise great thinkers.  The term “Renaissance Man”originated with regards to these […]