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A guide to people and inventions during the Renaissance.


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Links to information about historical events that occurred during the Renaissance.

"Renaissance," French for "rebirth," perfectly describes the intellectual and economic changes that occurred in Europe from the fourteenth through the sixteenth centuries.  Join us as we explore the Renaissance and discover the forces that drove this rebirth in Europe, and in Italy in particular.

Welcome to The Renaissance Connection, the Allentown Art Museum's interactive educational web site. With the simple click of a mouse button, travel 500 years into the past to discover many Renaissance innovations revealed through the Allentown Art Museum's Samuel H. Kress Collection of European art.  -- Kids Discover spotlights The Renaissance.