Category: Art

Classicism and the Renaissance: the rebirth of antiquity in Europe

Classicism and the Renaissance: the rebirth of antiquity in Europe

Classicism, or the reiteration of classical themes, styles and imagery in art, architecture, literature and other cultural aspects, is omnipotent in western society. In fact, democracy itself was born from Athenian dēmokratia, combining the ancient Greek words dēmos and kratos, which mean the body of people and rule, respectively. One of the most celebrated periods of classical revival was...

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