What is the Renaissance?

In French, ‘Renaissance’ means rebirth; In Italian, it means to be born. The Renaissance was a period of cultural enlightenment that occured between the 14th and 17th centuries. The Renaissance followed a period of time, most often referred to as the ‘Dark Ages’. The Renaissance was a time, in which everything became alive. During this period astounding works of visual arts, music and books were created. Look here for more information: