We take a look at how millions of Africans were taken as slaves to the Americas during the transatlantic slave trade era.
Hygrometers measure the moisture in the air, and can help predict weather changes. Nicholas of Cusa, a German cardinal and mathematician, in 1450 became the first person to concieve a weather instrument, when he...
The nativity is one of the most frequented subjects in the art history until the Baroque period: in these centuries, the well known iconography of the Christmas takes shape..
The favourite painter of the duke Alfonso d’Este assimilated and merged the elements of the great Masters of the late Renaissance in a personal style comparable to the poetry of his friend Ariosto….
The figure of Lucrezia Borgia has been largely frequented by scholars and artists during the centuries, but her true aspect is still shrouded in mystery…
The Renaissance, the age of Enlightenment, remembered for its famous painters and sculptors. The period from 1400 to 1650 is populated with a whole host of famous men but there were also a group of talented female...
Florence, Italy is where the Renaissance all began in Italy and from there spread throughout all of Europe.
Michelangelo's brilliance shines through his masterpiece David. This is the story of how the amazing piece came to be built.
The story of the making of paint during the Renaissance period and how the various ingredients that were skillfully mixed together to form the gorgeous pigments in their frescoes.
An analysis of the effectiveness of Antoinette LaFarge's article "The Bearded Lady and the Shaven Man: Mona Lisa, Meet Mona/Leo."