Renaissance

Intellectual movement, style, and culture that originated in Italy in the late 14th century, spread throughout Europe, and culminated in the 16th century. Style is characterized by a deliberate reference to the art, architecture, literature, and ideals of Classical Rome and Greece.

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Renaissance
Rinascimento Italian
Renacimiento Spanish

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Refers to the intellectual movement, style, and culture that originated in Italy in the late 14th century, spread throughout Europe, and culminated in the 16th century. Style is characterized by a deliberate reference to the art, architecture, literature, and ideals of Classical Rome and Greece.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300021140. The J. Paul Getty Trust.