This site is designed to guide you in gaining a better understanding in the

background of the Italian Renaissance. You will discover information explaining the

changes occuring in the areas of culture and intellectual norms in the times leading up

to, and during the Italian Renaissance. The information on this subject can be found at

www.wsu.edu:8080/~dee/REN/BACK.HTM .After you have read through this page,

answer the questions contained on a short worksheet by clicking HERE. Once you have

completed this task, you will have a better understanding of what was happening in

the time leading up to the Italian Renaissance, one of the most important periods to

our current way of life.