The Renaissance: The Best One-Hour History


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In the 1400s Europe awoke from a thousand-year slumber, what later writers at the time called a "Dark Age." It rediscovered its genetic roots in classical Greece and Rome. This awakening would be deemed a "rebirth," or in French, a "Renaissance." This book explains how this "rebirth" emerged from the breakdown of the Middle Ages to produce an entirely new vision of man. It discusses exemplars in arts and letters and how their works reflected this new vision. It also considers the new institutions that emerged, institutions ...

The Renaissance: The Best One-Hour History 2013, Kendall Lane Publishers

ISBN-13: 9780989250269

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