Britannica Newsletter January 2017
The Renaissance, one of the rare periods of genius in the world's history, can inspire curiosity about the past. This time period gave birth to some of the greatest thinkers of the western world.
Find out more about these individuals and notable developments from this time.
To help you get started, try starting with some of our articles on Renaissance art and design:
Please note that the above links are for our Britannica School Intermediate level but you will find the same great information and more at our Britannica School Advanced level and in Britannica Academic.
You'll also find fantastic images in ImageQuest! Take a look at these searches: