Da Vinci Week
The renaissance was one of the most significant periods of western civilization. It followed the medieval or middle ages, the 1000 decline of civilization after the Roman period.
The Renaissance or ‘re birth’ was a period marked by free thinking, with a surge in the arts, marked an age of exploration and inventions and led to discoveries in science. Many of these drew on other civilizations such as the developments mathematics by the Arab and Indian civilizations.
Many great individuals emerged at this time who became leaders in all areas of endeavor - as artists, scientists, astronomers, doctors and inventors.
These innovators created art that still inspires and influences people today, led to understandings that laid the foundation for our modern western, world civilization and brought about the age of science and discovery, much of which was banned prior to the Renaissance.