Imagine a place with no books. That is what the Middle Ages was like—almost no books at all, unless they were hand copied. Then Mr. Gutenberg invents a printing press and books are available. Think of all you could learn! That is what happened during the Renaissance. People were fighting less, and so they had more time to learn, dream, and think. Martin Luther started asking questions about God; Copernicus became quite sure that the Earth was not the center of the universe; explorers dreamed about sailing around the world (which they previously thought was flat); and Shakespeare’s plays were Saturday night fun for all. What a remarkable change books made to the world! Join this class and read (and discuss, share, and learn) all about it!
- Minimum recommended age: 6
- Instructor: Ms Aditi Sigar
- Mondays, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM ET
- 4 classes
- March 28, April 4, 18, 25 (no class April 11)