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Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Several databases, websites, and online gateways to electronic resources in Medieval and Renaissance Studies.

The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/2074
This primary source document focuses on a variety of Renaissance topics, from humanism, morality, and religion to festivals, art, and discoveries.

EuroDocs: Primary Historical Documents from Western Europe http://library.byu.edu/~rdh/eurodocs/homepage.html
By selecting Europe, or a specific country, visitors to this site can connect to Web resources and primary source documents that provide insight into Renaissance times and its people.

La Renaissance
This WebMuseum exhibit explores changes that took place during the Renaissance, the period's major artists and thinkers, and its impact in Italy, the Netherlands, France, and Germany.

The Labyrinth: Resources for Medieval Studies
A large searchable database of medieval and Renaissance information on the Internet.


Visit your local library to find these books on the Renaissance:

The Agony and the Ecstasy: A Biographical Novel of Michelangelo, by Irving Stone. New American Library, 1996.

The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy: An Essay, Jakob Burkhardt, et al. Modern Library, 1995.

History of Italian Renaissance Art: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, David G. Wilkins and Frederick N. Hartt. Abrams, 1994.

The House of Medici: Its Rise and Fall, Christopher Hibbert. William Morrow & Co. Paper, 1980.

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Renaissance, Ilan Rachum. Henry Holt and Company, 1996.

Renaissance Lives: Portraits of an Age, Theodore K. Rabb. Pantheon Books, 1993.

The Renaissance Reader, Kenneth J. Atchity (ed.) and Rosemary McKenna (ed.). HarperCollins, 1997.

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"Renaissance" is inspired by programs from The Western Tradition.


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