Posts Tagged ‘Renaissance man’

Take Joy!

Posted by Sooz on Monday, September 19, 2011 | No Comments

A true Renaissance man, Fra Giovanni Giocondo was an architect, engineer, antiquary, archaeologist, classical scholar, and Franciscan friar. He lived out his facinating life from 1435 – 1515. His accomplishments were great, including the building of well-known bridges and famous European fortifications. He stimulated the revival of classical learning by making collections of ancient manuscripts available to [...]