Musical Instruments Of The Renaissance The Ancestor Of Modern Musical Instruments

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The Renaissance is an important time period of history; the word means in French “rebirth” and is very appropriate to define the most spectacular historical age in Italy. Western Europe was also influenced by its main features, the revival of learning based on classical sources (Greek and Latin), and the raise of papal patronage, the […]


The Harlem Renaissance

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The quest for equality and freedom for African Americans has been fought on many fronts. But there is no question that in the area of the arts, the contribution of black America has been so profound that it has greatly eased racial tensions and changed the image of black culture profoundly in the eyes of […]


The History Of Coin Collecting

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Origin of Coins and Numismatists The hobby of coin collecting has presently taken an extraordinarily unique shape. Every day hundreds of new collectors are joining the numismatic community. The total numismatist population worldwide has quickly surpassed a few million. The experts are professional collectors, but it can be said with guarantee that a great section […]


Fitting And Sizing Tips For Renaissance Costumes

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Whether you’re attending a Renaissance or medieval faire, a Renaissance costume party, or participating in a reenactment or chivalry sports event from a certain period in history, it’s important to buy a costume that fits comfortably. Wearing Renaissance costumes is fun and exciting, but only if the costume allows you to move and breathe freely. […]


Swords Daggers And Knives Complete Renaissance Costumes

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Whether you’re dressing for a medieval wedding or completing your Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) garb, medieval swords and daggers add just the right finishing touches to an outfit. Yet there are so many different types of weapons that it’s sometimes hard to choose. Here is some information that will help you find just what […]


Renaissance Costumes Surge In Popularity

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While many people associate costumes with children and the Halloween tradition of trick-or-treating, increasing numbers of adults are rediscovering the joy that comes from dressing in period costumes. Thanks to the influence of Renaissance Faires and the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA), adults are embracing costumes and accessories that hearken back to the late Middle […]


The Ins And Outs Of Coffee

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Coffee is a big money maker in the world and has changed the way that people approach life all over the world. There billions of people who use coffee for various reasons, but mostly either for a pick me up or because they really do enjoy the taste of the coffee. You will find that […]


Pleasure Gardens In The Age Of Queen Elizabeth

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The fruitful age of Queen Elizabeth brought both the planning and the planting of the loveliest English gardens very nearly to perfection. When the other arts of the Renaissance had reached their maturity and were on the verge of decline, garden making began to develop rapidly. Most of the finest houses in England were built […]


Travel To Florence An Ever Blooming Retreat

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In the first century BCE, the Romans appropriately renamed this former Etruscan town Florentia, or destined to flower. With this blessing, Florence (Firenze) remained faithful to its namesake to become the unrivaled authority of Renaissance art, literature and culture. The romantic narrow passages of the city’s core hold timeless treasures that gracefully dissolve the rest […]


Florence An Ever Blooming Retreat

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In the first century BCE, the Romans appropriately renamed this former Etruscan town Florentia, or destined to flower. With this blessing, Florence (Firenze) remained faithful to its namesake to become the unrivaled authority of Renaissance art, literature and culture. The romantic narrow passages of the city’s core hold timeless treasures that gracefully dissolve the rest […]


Ferrara An Alternative Destination For Your Italian Journey

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The usual trip to Italy proposes the celebrated cities of Venice, Florence or Rome. You will be often lodged in an international hotel, usually very expensive, and you will probably get an aseptic reception and a low quality price ratio. You will be quite lost in a large city area with a heavy traffic and […]


Manchester Not Just About Football

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Like it or not, the name David Beckham would always be associated with Manchester. Manchester is much greater than Beckham, however. The capital of the north of England, Manchester is the second best place in the United Kingdom – after London – to do business in. It is also one of the most frequently visited. […]