A Brief Literary History of the Renaissance Era

The Renaissance period has always beckoned my imagination. A period of philosophical, cultural, economic, artistic, and political reform. In short, literature, architecture, music, and other artwork from that period still retains mass global appeal.

Sculpture of David by Michelangelo.
Credit: Photo by Sean Robertson

The Revival of Classical Literature

Fresco in the Vatican Church.
Fresco in the Vatican Church.
Credit: Photo by Sergey

How Did It Influence a Generation?

Ceiling of the St. Peter’s Basilica.
Ceiling of the St. Peter’s Basilica.
Credit: Photo by Anna Church

How was this age so different?

St. Peter’s at sunset.
St. Peter’s at sunset.
Credit: Photo by David Edkins

How Did Literature Change?

St. Peter’s.
St. Peter’s.
Credit: Photo by Alex Folguera

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