Posted by W.F. on September 21, 2001

In Reply to: Renaissance posted by LIRR on September 21, 2001

: What is a "Renaissance Man"?
: I apologize for probably needing a brief explanation of this time with your answer in order to understand its meaning.

or a quick overview of the Renaissance, check this out ~natalew/Timeline.html-

Following the "dark ages", exploration, art, archietecture, science, mathematics, metallurgy, music, navigation and just about everything else
came booming back "into fashion". Many people became accomplished in certain disciplines, and some became highly accomplished in many of them. Today, someone with a good deal of ability in different arenas (cooking, music, computers, business savvy, gardening, mechanics, etc.) might be referred to as a "Renaissance Man". (Works for women too, of course).