Renaissance

Renaissance - http://www.learner.org/interactives/renaissance/
Read about Petrarch, Gutenberg, Martin Luther and others influential to the time period.

The Renaissance - PBS - http://www.pbs.org/empires/medici/renaissance/index.html
Overview of important events and people during the Renaissance. Includes information on the following people: Botticelli, Donatello, Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael, Machiavelli, Galileo and Brunelleschi.

The Renaissance Connection - http://www.renaissanceconnection.org/
Discover how innovations from the Renaissance inform life today.

The Renaissance- http://history-world.org/renaissance.htm
Provides background on the Renaissance with links to info on Raphael, Da Vinici, Titian, Machiavelli, Donatello, Michelangelo, and Dante.

Renaissance - Wikipedia - HIGH LEVEL READING - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Renaissance

The Open Door Website - Renaissance - http://www.saburchill.com/HOS/index.html
Search the History and Technology index for biographies on influential people.

The Myth of the Renaissance - HIGH LEVEL READING - http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/tudors/renaissance_europe_01.shtml
Provides information about the events leading up to, and involving the period called "The Renaissance".

EBSCO Database - http://search.ebscohost.com
Choose "Student Resource Center" to find an online biography of your individual. You will need a password to access this database from home. To receive the password, stop by the Library Media Center. Influential Individuals -

In Alphabetical Order

Alberti, Leone - http://www.biographybase.com/biography/Alberti_Leone_Battista.html

Alberti, Leone - Bookrags: Leone Battista Alberti -
http://www.bookrags.com/biography/leon-battista-alberti/

Anguissola, Sofonisba - Short Biography - http://www.mystudios.com/women/abcde/s_anguissola.html

Anguissola, Sofonisba -  Wikipedia Biography - HIGH LEVEL READING http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sofonisba_Anguissola

Bellini, Giovani - http://sf.factmonster.com/ce6/people/A0806906.html

Bellini, Giovani - Wikipedia - HIGH LEVEL READING - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giovanni_Bellini

Botticelli,Sando - PBS Biography - http://www.pbs.org/empires/medici/renaissance/botticelli.html

Botticelli, Sando - Works - http://www.bergerfoundation.ch/wat4/Apainter12?museum=Botticelli&cd=6316...

Brunelleschi, Filippo - Institute and Museum of Natural Science - http://brunelleschi.imss.fi.it/genscheda.asp?appl=LIR&xsl=slideshow&ling...

Brunelleschi- PBS Biography - http://www.pbs.org/empires/medici/renaissance/brunelleschi.html

Buonarroti, Michelangelo Fact Monster - http://sf.factmonster.com/ce6/people/A0833029.html

Buonarroti, Michelangelo - PBS Biography- http://www.pbs.org/empires/medici/renaissance/michelangelo.html

Castiglione, Baldassare - Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baldassare_Castiglione

Columbus, Christopher - Harcourt Biographies - http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/biographies/columbus/

Columbus, Christopher - http://www.biography.com/people/christopher-columbus-9254209

da Vinci, Leonardo - http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/leonardo/
Leonardo da Vinci, 1452-1519. Italian artist, scientist, engineer. An all-round genius whose paintings and inventions changed the world. This BBC takes you on an interactive journey through his life and works to discover what made him a true Renaissance man.

da Vinci, Leonardo - PBS Biography - http://www.pbs.org/empires/medici/renaissance/leonardo.html

da Vinci, Leonardo - Exploring Leonardo - http://www.mos.org/sln/Leonardo/LeoHomePage.html

da Vinci, Leonardo - Harcourt Biographies - http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/biographies/davinci/

daVinci, Leonardo - Fact Monser- Easier Reading - http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/people/A0829434.html

deMedicis, Cosimo - Wikipedia - HIGH LEVEL READING- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cosimo_I_de%27_Medici

Donatello - PBS Biography - http://www.pbs.org/empires/medici/renaissance/donatello.html

Donatello - Fact Monster - http://sf.factmonster.com/ce6/people/A0815843.html

Durer, Albrecht - WebMuseum in Paris - http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth/durer/

Durer, Albrecht http://www.visual-arts-cork.com/old-masters/albrecht-durer.htm

Erasmus, Desiderius - http://www.tlogical.net/bioerasmus.htm  - Higher Reading Level

Erasmus, Desiderius - http://www.notablebiographies.com/Du-Fi/Erasmus-Desiderius.html

Erasmus, Desiderius - http://www.historyguide.org/intellect/erasmus.html

Galileo's Battle for the Heavens- http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/galileo/

Galileo - PBS Biography - http://www.pbs.org/empires/medici/renaissance/galileo.html

Ghiberti, Lorenzo - Biography of Lorenzo Ghiberti - http://www.sacklunch.net/biography/G/LorenzoGhiberti.html

Ghiberti, Lorenzo - Answers.com-Ghiberit Lorenzo - http://www.answers.com/topic/lorenzo-ghiberti

Gutenberg, Johannes - The Great Idea Finder
http://www.ideafinder.com/history/inventors/gutenberg.htm

Gutenberg, Johannes - Harcourt Biographies - http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/biographies/gutenberg/

Holbein, Hans - Fact Monster - http://sf.factmonster.com/ce6/people/A0858645.html

Holbein, Hans - WebMuseum in Paris- http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth/holbein/

King Henry VIII (1491 - 1597) - http://www.luminarium.org/renlit/tudor.htm
Information about his life, his wives, children, advisors and his work.

King Henry VIII - Kings and Queens of England - http://www.royal.gov.uk/output/Page19.asp

Machiavelli, Niccolo - Wikipedia - HIGH LEVEL READING- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Machiavelli

Machiavelli, Niccolo- http://www.spaceandmotion.com/niccolo-machiavelli-the-prince-quotes-biog...

Machiavelli, Niccolo- Fact Monster - Easier Reading- http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/people/A0830930.html

Medici, Catherine - http://departments.kings.edu/womens_history/cathymedici.html

Medici, Cosomo - http://www.answers.com/topic/cosimo-de-medici

Medici, Cosomo - http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/people/A0832463.html

Medici, Cosomo - http://www.renaissance-spell.com/Cosimo-de-Medici.html

Medici Family - http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1E1-Medici.html

Medici, Lorenzo - http://www.biography.com/search/article.do?id=9386497

Michelangelo - http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/michelangelo-biography.htm

Michelangelo - http://www.michelangelo.com/buonarroti.html

Michelangelo - http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/people/A0833029.html

Michelangelo - http://www.yesnet.yk.ca/schools/projects/renaissance/michelangelo.html

More, Thomas - http://www.notablebiographies.com/Mo-Ni/More-Thomas.html

More, Thomas - The Life of Sir Thomas More - http://www.luminarium.org/renlit/morebio.htm

Petrarch - Fact Monster - http://sf.factmonster.com/ce6/people/A0838624.html

Petrarch, Francesco- http://petrarch.petersadlon.com/petrarch.html

Pius II, Pope - http://www.answers.com/topic/pope-pius-ii

Pius II, Pope - http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1E1-Pius2.html

Rabelais, Francois - http://www.biographybase.com/biography/Rabelais_Francois.html

Rabelais, Francois - http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/rabela.htm

Raphael - PBS Biography - http://www.pbs.org/empires/medici/renaissance/raphael.html

Raphael - Encyclopedia Brittanica - http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9062704/Raphael

Savonarola, Girolama - Wikipedia - Higher Reading Level http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Girolamo_Savonarola

Savonarola, Girolama - http://www.answers.com/topic/girolamo-savonarola

Shakespeare, William - The Shakespeare Mystery - http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shakespeare/

Shakespeare, William - Fact Monster - http://sf.factmonster.com/spot/williamshakespeare.html

Sixtus V, Pope - Answers.com Pope Sixtus V - http://www.answers.com/topic/pope-sixtus-v

Sixtus V, Pope- http://atheism.about.com/library/glossary/western/bldef_sixtusv.htm

Titian (Tiziano Vecellio) - http://sf.factmonster.com/ce6/people/A0848876.html

Titian - National Gallery of Art - http://www.nga.gov/collection/gallery/gg23/gg23-main1.html

van Eyck, Jan - WebMuseum of Paris - http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth/eyck/

van Eyck, Jan - Wikipedia - HIGH LEVEL READING - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jan_van_Eyck