Renaissance

a period of growth and activity in the areas of art, literature, and ideas in Europe during the 14th, 15th, and 16th centuries

Renaissance

Revival of Classical ideals in European art and literature from the late 14th to early 17th centuries.

Renaissance

[Bakalar] Renaissance is a public artwork by American artist David Bakalar, located at the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Washington, D.C., United States. `Renaissance` consists of two granite pieces placed upon a stone display. The proper left piece is shaped like an obelisk cut in half placed on the diagonal on the...
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Renaissance

[Noun] Rebirth or revival, particularly in terms of culture or science.
Example: In Europe a great Renaissance took place in the 14th century.
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Renaissance

[n] - the period of European history at the close of the Middle Ages and the rise of the modern world
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Renaissance

The era of music covering the 15th / 16th centuries (c. 1430-1600 A.D.) - preceded by the Medieval era and succeed by the Baroque era
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Renaissance

Period in European cultural history that began in Italy around 1400 and lasted there until the end of the 1500s. Elsewhere in Europe it began later, and lasted until...
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Renaissance

French word meaning rebirth, now used in English to describe the great revival of art that took place in Italy from about 1400 under the influence of the rediscovery of classical art and culture. In Italian, Rinascimento. Renaissance reached its peak (High Renaissance) in short period from about 1500-1530 in the work of Michelangelo, Leonardo and R...
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Renaissance

(rebirth) A French term for a cultural movement that is mainly associated with Italy from around the late 1300s to the early 1600s. In addition to new directions in art, literature and science, following the discovery of the writings of Vitruvius, it heralded the reintroduction of classical...
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Renaissance

Re·nais`sance' (F. r e -na`säNs'; E. re-nās's a ns) noun [ French, from renaître to be born again. Confer Renascence .] A new birth, or revival. Specifically: (a) The transitional movement in Europe, marked by the revival of classical learning and art ...
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Renaissance

Renascence noun the period of European history at the close of the Middle Ages and the rise of the modern world; a cultural rebirth from the 14th through the middle of the 17th centuries
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Renaissance

Renascence noun the revival of learning and culture
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Renaissance

• (n.) The style of art which prevailed at this epoch. • (n.) The transitional movement in Europe, marked by the revival of classical learning and art in Italy in the 15th century, and the similar revival following in other countries. • (n.) A new birth, or revival.
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Renaissance

literally `rebirth,` the period in European civilization immediately following the Middle Ages, conventionally held to have been characterized by a ... [57 related articles]
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Renaissance

[Fabergé egg] The Renaissance egg is a jewelled agate Easter egg made by Michael Perchin under the supervision of the Russian jeweller Peter Carl Fabergé in 1894. The egg was made for Alexander III of Russia, who presented it to his wife, the Empress Maria Feodorovna. It was the last egg that Alexander presented to Maria. ==Surprise== The...
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Renaissance

The English Renaissance immediately followed the Middle Ages and is considered to last from about 1200 to about 1600. Its original meaning is 'rebirth' of classical Greek and Latin literature and ideals.
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Renaissance

Renaissance (renusäns', –zäns') [Fr.,=rebirth], term used to describe the development of Western civilization that marked the transition from medieval to modern times. This article is concerned mainly with general developments and their impact in the fields of science, rhetor...
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Renaissance

(Lat. re + nasci, to be born) Is a term used by historians to characterize various periods of intellectual revival, and especially that which took place in Italy and Europe during the 15th and 16th centuries. The term was coined by Michelet and developed into a historical concept by J. Burckhardt (1860) who considered individualism, the revival of....
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Renaissance

The Renaissance was that change in the outlook of Europe which took place during the centuries from the fourteenth to the sixteenth. In its broadest sense the Renaissance affected every department of human life. But in its narrower sense it refers to the revival of the learning of ancient Greece, and to the effects of that revival on the arts and l...
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Renaissance

Period in European cultural history that began in Italy around 1400 and lasted there until the end of the 1500s. Elsewhere in Europe it began later, and lasted until the 1600s. One characteristic of the Renaissance was the rediscovery of ancient Greek and Roman literature, led by the writers Giovanni...
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renaissance

Literally, `rebirth”. The period in Europe from the 14th to the 16th century, characterized by a renewed interest in Classical art, architecture, literature, and philosophy. The Renaissance began in Italy and gradually spread to the rest of Europe. In art, it is most closely associated with Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Raphael.
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Renaissance

Period in Europe from the late fourteenth through the sixteenth centuries, characterized by a renewed interest in human-centered classical art, literature, and learning. See also humanism.
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Renaissance

Meaning "rebirth" in French. Refers to Europe c. 1400-1600. Renaissance art which began in Italy, stressed the forms of classical antiquity, a realistic representation of space based on scientific perspective, and secular subjects. The works of Leonardo, Michelangelo, and Raphael exemplify the balance and harmony of the High Renaissance (c. 1495-15...
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Renaissance

[club] Renaissance is a British electronic dance music club brand and record label. Renaissance was started by Geoff Oakes at Venue 44 in Mansfield, England in 1992. Renaissance was Geoff Oakes` antidote to the sci-fi imagery and dressed down clubbers of the `rave` scene. In 1993 Renaissance moved to a newly renovated former print works in ...
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Renaissance

A period in history dating from the 14th to 16th centuries. This period signified the rebirth of music, art, and literature.
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