Genealogy Projects tagged with renaissance on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Knights

    This project is a beginning introduction study of knights in genealogy. The mission is to help form a foundation of such membership and understanding of the family lines source for below: A knight is a person granted an honorary title of knighthood by a monarch or other political leader for service to the monarch or country, especially in a military capacity. Historically, in Europe, knightho...

  • Old Masters

    The great painters from mid 13th century to mid 19th century For great painters from mid 19th Century - see: New and Modern Masters Incomplete list ( ONLY public profiles , please): • GOTHIC - INTERNATIONAL GOTHIC - PROTO-RENAISSANCE Cimabue (Cenni di Peppi) (1240-1302). Frescos in the Church of S. Francesco in Assisi . Duccio di Buoninsegna (c.1255-1319). Greates...

  • Female Artists Through the Centuries

    Female Artists through the centuries Female artists have been involved in making art in most times and places. Often certain media are associated with women, particularly textile arts; however, these gender roles in art change in different cultures and communities. Many art forms dominated by women have been historically dismissed from the art historical canon as craft, as opposed to fine art...

  • Harlem on My Mind: Cultural Capital of Black America, 1900-1968

    This project was finally inspired by the book: Harlem on My Mind: Cultural Capital of Black America, 1900-1968 [Paperback] , Allon Schoener (Editor). " Harlem on My Mind provoked outrage in 1969. The issues it raised are no less alive today."—The New York Times, 1995."Remains one of the richest and most comprehensive records of the history of the African American in the twentieth cen...

  • Medici

    The House of Medici or Famiglia de' Medici was a political dynasty, banking family and later royal house that first began to gather prominence under Cosimo de' Medici in the Republic of Florence during the late 14th century. The family originated in the Mugello region of the Tuscan countryside, gradually rising until they were able to found the Medici Bank. The bank was the largest in Europe ...