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date: 11 November 2019

Renaissance, Renascence 

Source:
A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture
Author(s):

James Stevens Curl,

Susan Wilson

From the French renaître (to be born again) and the Italian Rinascimento (rebirth), the term is given to the great revival of arts and letters under the influence of Classical precedents which began in C14 Italy and continued during the following two centuries, spreading to virtually all parts of Europe. It is also a convenient label for the style of architecture that developed in, and was characteristic of, that period from the time of ... ...

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