Antiquity - Definition

Antiquity is a term used to describe the history and culture of a period of Western civilization - the epoch of the ancients. Particularly relating to Greco-Roman art and culture; prior to the decline of both civilizations.

Literary sources, art, sculpture and architecture were used and valued by the Renaissance masters as a source of inspiration for their work, as they believed all'antica art and architecture to be the ideal. Art which should be aspired towards and revered. © All rights reserved. Part of Mumble Media. Powered by Blogger.