How Did The Renaissance Start

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The Church and The Renaissance

The end of the Dark Ages came with the Renaissance, the word meaning 'rebirth' in French. The renaissance was the rebirth of the church and people started to think more freely and with open minds. There was a rapid movement of ideas which led to many new inventions, it was in this period that the sun was discovered to be the centre of the solar system and not the earth as people had previously believed. Drawing, fine art painting, sculpture and architecture developed dramatically during the Renaissance period. There are many suspected reasons to why the Renaissance began. It was first started when Italy was blessed with many classical ruins and artefacts. Roman architecture was found in almost every city or town,

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