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Dante Quote

"Abandon all hope, ye who enter here!"

Dante Aligieri
1265 - 1321
Italian poet and author of The Divine Comedy


da Vinci Quote

Leonardo da Vinci

1452 - 1519
Italian painter, sculptor, architect, and engineer:

da Vinci

"When I get a little money, I buy books; and if any is left, I buy food and clothes."

eBooks on The Renaissance



The Creation of Adam by Michelangelo (from the ceiling of The Sistine Chapel)

Renaissance Resources

Renaissance Art

The Vitruvian Man

Mona Lisa and The Vitruvian Man by Leonardo da Vinci