A master craftsman in his own right, Michelangelo left behind a legacy that awes thousands of people every day. Considered to be one of the greatest artists of all time, he was born in Caprise, Italy and grew up in Florence. Best known for his sculptures ‘David’ and ‘Pieta’ and the painting on the Sistine …

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Italy played a pivotal role in the Renaissance Era when creativity grew in leaps and bounds. Architecture, Art, Sculpture all flourished in this Era which gave dawn to new styles and a break away from what Art Historians call the Dark Ages. One of the most beautiful churches in the world was constructed in this …

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The Renaissance Period marked a great cultural change and is considered as the bridge between the medieval and modern ages. Derived from the word for ‘rebirth’, this term correctly describes the changes that took place from the 14th century onwards. Italy was not the country we know now. It was made up of many city …

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Italy has a rich heritage steeped in culture. From the ‘Greats’ who achieved immortality through their works of art and inventions to the sculptors that transformed the mundane to the extraordinary – they all made Italy the melting pot of culture that it is today. With magnificent architecture gracing her streets, Italy has many museums …

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The country of Italy has given birth to many events that have made their mark in the course of History. The 3 R’s originated from Rome – The Roman Empire that grew to become one of the largest empires of the ancient world. The Roman Empire left its mark on every country it invaded – …

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