Just as climate shapes the kind of art being made, climate also of course shapes art itself-because art is both of the world and in it. often to preserve valued works and structures, communities must frequently rebuild them. Today we look at the great mosque of Djenne, Ise shrine in Japan and Venice.
Church officials in Rome are impressed with Galileo's mathematical knowledge but hesitate when he brings up his interest in teaching Astronomy. They worry he will be accused of heresy by the Inquisition and decide that he is better off teaching in free-thinking Venice.