Monday, July 23, 2012

Renaissance: Beginning of the Modern Era?

Due Thursday, September 15, 2017
Most historians consider the Renaissance to be the beginning of the Modern Era in human history. They argue that the Renaissance brought about a rebirth in the dissemination and depth of human knowledge. In this week’s blog you must either support or refute this belief by giving historical evidence to present to your fellow bloggers. Each blogger is responsible for developing and supporting a new example (no repeats) in answering the prompt.

The following links may be of assistance but feel free to do further research.

Lecture 4

The Renaissance

Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance
History of the Renaissance

The Renaissance: The "Rebirth" of Science and Culture
The Renaissance Period

Most of these links have further links, so please take full advantage of these resources.