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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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(Fr. ‘Rebirth’) ...

Period of European history lasting from the mid-l5th century to the end of the 16th century. Late 15th-century

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Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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2005
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History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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In 1855, Jules Michelet entitled the volume of his Histoire de France devoted to the 16th c. La France ...

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The Oxford Companion to Italian Literature

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2005
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2,450 words

Volume 7, La Renaissance (1855), of Jules Michelet's Histoire de France was the decisive step towards the modern ...

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The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

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2005
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2,293 words

1. The Idea of a Renaissance ...

The Renaissance was a movement in learned culture and the fine arts beginning in

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The Oxford Companion to Irish History (2 ed.)

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2007
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History, Regional and National History
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283 words

a general term for the transformation of artistic and intellectual life in Europe from the late 15th century, involving a ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation

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2005
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History, modern history (1700 to 1945), Religion
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The Renaissance evokes a world of images rich and enigmatic. Yet scholars differ on whether, where, when, and how a ...

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The Oxford Companion to Western Art

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2003
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Art & Architecture
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A retrospective term, ‘Renaissance’ describes a period, a style, and certain associated values (‘Renaissance man’). Opening the ‘modern’ or ‘early ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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2005
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History, Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)
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A model of cultural descent in which the culture of fifteenth- and sixteenth-century Europe is represented as a repudiation of ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Art (3 ed.)

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2004
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Art & Architecture
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Term meaning ‘rebirth’ applied to an intellectual and artistic movement that began in Italy in the 14th century, culminated there ...

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The Oxford Companion to Music

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It is clear that, from some time during the second half of the 15th century, composers and musical commentators believed that they were witnessing a new era in which musicians were writing ... More
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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms (2 ed.)

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2010
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Originally a French term (renaissance, ‘rebirth’) pertaining to cultural history, it is now employed to describe the arts in Italy from the early 14th to the mid-16th centuries. By ... More
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The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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2013
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In musical parlance, the Renaissance period is that between ‘medieval’ and ‘baroque’, i.e. from early 15th to early 17th cents....

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006

the revival of art and literature under the influence of classical models in the 14th–16th centuries; the culture and style of art and architecture developed during this era....

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The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

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2005
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History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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The existence of a genuine renaissance in Byz. was denied by A. Heisenberg (HistZ 133 [1926] 393–412), ...

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Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law (3 ed.)

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2009
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Law, International Law
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125 words

I Oppenheim (8th ed.) 79–83 identifies seven factors of importance which prepared the ground for the growth of the principles ...

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The Oxford Guide to Literature in English Translation

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2006
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i. Introduction ...

‘A study of Elizabethan translations is a study of the means by which the Renaissance came to England’

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