Outline of the Renaissance

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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the Renaissance:

Renaissancecultural movement that spanned roughly the 14th to the 17th century, beginning in Italy in the Late Middle Ages and later spreading to the rest of Europe. The term is also used more loosely to refer to the historical era, but since the changes of the Renaissance were not uniform across Europe, this is a general use of the term.

Essence of the Renaissance[edit]

Main article: Renaissance

History of the Renaissance period[edit]

Renaissance developments by field[edit]

The Renaissance by region[edit]

Renaissance Historiography[edit]

General Renaissance-related concepts[edit]

Important figures from the Renaissance[edit]

Renaissance composers[edit]

Renaissance painters[edit]

Leonardo da Vinci with Michelangelo and Raphael form the traditional trinity of great masters of the Renaissance.

Renaissance philosophers[edit]

Renaissance lists[edit]

Main article: List of Renaissance topics

Renaissance scholarship[edit]

See also[edit]

Other periods of cultural rebirth[edit]

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