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There is no avoiding war it can only be postponed Machiavelli Indeed this is true as war has been a part of human culture since the beginning of time Battles will be fought and wars will wage on there is nothing that can be done No matter how many pacts are signed no matter how extraordinary the leader is and no matter what race or religion fighting is as unavoidable as the plague The Renaissance brought tremendous enlightenment and development across Europe Individuals were becoming more interested in the importance of self-expression scholastic achievement literature the sciences art and the world as it began to emerge Renaissance men such as Leonardo da Vinci Michelangelo Raphael Descartes and Bocaccio gave contributions to society that are still appreciated today Even with all of these positive and exciting changes mans fatal flaw reared its ugly head throughout this period A plethora of wars and battles tarnished the Renaissance The Thirty Years War the Wars of Religion St Bartholomews Day Massacre the English Civil War and the Peasants War were responsible for only a fraction of the lives that were wasted across Europe in the 15th to mid-17th centuries The focus of this essay is not the wars that occurred during the Renaissance Rather it is the implements of these wars In any fight a man must be able to defend himself and be able to attack when the time is right In a battle or war certain tools or devices are used in order to gain an advantage In the heat of battle when thousands of men are killing each other an unarmed man is a dead man During the Renaissance many new creative weapons and extravagant forms of armor were formed Although these creations did a lot for the science of war and made it much easier for men and women many innocent to be slaughtered without the development of such tools of destruction whos
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