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8: Renaissance - The Growth of Europe (1400 CE – 1550 CE)

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  • Emerging from the dark ages in Europe, Italy awakened the world with innovative ideas in arts, architecture, and engineering, producing some of the most amazing inventions in history. The Renaissance began in the 15th century and changed European art from utilitarian to aesthetic art, almost overnight.

    • 8.1: Overview
      The Renaissance became the center of individualism and self-awareness among scholars, philosophers, and artists, a re-birth of the ancient Roman and Greek ideas, flourishing again in Italy and spreading across Europe.
    • 8.2: Renaissance Artists
      The Renaissance became the center of individualism and self-awareness among scholars, philosophers, and artists, a re-birth of the ancient Roman and Greek ideas, flourishing again in Italy and spreading across Europe. The painting style changed dramatically from just fifty years before.
    • 8.3: Conclusion and Contrast
    • 8.4: Chapter Eight Attributions

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