The renaissance was a cultural movement that profoundly affected european intellectual life in the early modern period beginning in italy, and spreading to the rest of europe by the 16th century, its influence was felt in literature, philosophy, art, music, politics, science, religion, and other aspects of intellectual inquiry. During the baroque period, the renaissance style of four or more melodic lines was replaced by the preference for a melody in the highest voice or voices, supported by a strong bass line, with the disposition of the inner voices left largely to improvisation all of the following were common forms in the classical period in music, two.
According to the author the humanists were the intellectual leaders of the renaissance during the renaissance people were focused on the individual and life the renaissance was the movement that led the way for the new age and romance of the seventeenth and eighteenth century the italian city-states were a main jump start to the.
During this period, there was an enormous renewal of interest in and study of classical antiquity yet the renaissance was more than a rebirth it was also an age of new discoveries, both geographical (exploration of the new world) and intellectual both kinds of discovery resulted in changes of tremendous import for western civilization.
The medieval and renaissance collections at the v&a have many objects that reveal the lives of women ranging from jewellery to ceramics, most are precious items that would have belonged to the wealthy wealth and class were particularly important during this period because a woman's class dictated the type of life she led.
The origins of renaissance art can be traced to italy in the late 13th and early 14th centuries during this so-called “proto-renaissance” period (1280-1400), italian scholars and artists saw.