The Renaissance is often referred to as the most transformative period in human history. The complex combination of creative, intellectual, and technological developments during this era changed the landscape of art, literature, religion, and science. But what exactly was the catalyst for this extraordinary explosion of human creativity?
In this fascinating and thought-provoking documentary, viewers are taken on a journey through time from Ancient Rome to the Crusades and the Black Death in the 14th century – seminal events that ultimately gave birth to the Renaissance. With vivid reenactments and expert commentary from scientists, artists, and business tycoons, audiences will explore the key innovations of the Renaissance, including linear perspective, the printing press, and double-entry bookkeeping, and learn how these achievements continue to impact our lives almost half a millennium later. This is a captivating exploration of one of humanity’s most remarkable historical periods, and an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of how it transformed our world forever.