Most art history books cite Giotto as the first great painter of the Renaissance.
Two years later, Ghesquière was promoted to creative director and the Renaissance began.
For Shakespeare, Bacon, and the artists of the Renaissance, this is why Orpheus is important.
Just as Florence and the Renaissance loosened the grip of the feudal lords and "focused on the worth of a human being," she said.
“There has really been a Renaissance of the sport,” said Wernery.
Of all the botanists of the Renaissance, Fuchs is perhaps the one who deserves most to be held in honour.
They have affected the mores of the class educated in the "humanities" since the Renaissance.
An arcade of the time of the Renaissance, extremely beautiful, but incongruous, encloses these carvings.
His vast accumulations of knowledge were like those of the students of the Renaissance.
This interpretation of the passion of Orpheus, characteristic as it is of Renaissance thought, was not original.
"great period of revival of classical-based art and learning in Europe that began in the fourteenth century," 1840, from French renaissance des lettres, from Old French renaissance, literally "rebirth," usually in a spiritual sense, from renastre "grow anew" (of plants), "be reborn" (Modern French renaître), from Vulgar Latin *renascere, from Latin renasci "be born again, rise again, reappear, be renewed," from re- "again" (see re-) + nasci "be born" (Old Latin gnasci; see genus).
An earlier term for it was revival of learning (1785). In general usage, with a lower-case r-, "a revival" of anything that has long been in decay or disuse (especially of learning, literature, art), it is attested from 1872. Renaissance man is first recorded 1906.
The cultural rebirth that occurred in Europe from roughly the fourteenth through the middle of the seventeenth centuries, based on the rediscovery of the literature of Greece and Rome. During the Renaissance, America was discovered, and the Reformation began; modern times are often considered to have begun with the Renaissance. Major figures of the Renaissance include Galileo, William Shakespeare, Leonardo da Vinci, and Michelangelo. Renaissance means “rebirth” or “reawakening.”
Note: The term renaissance is often used to describe any revival or rediscovery.