Dating during the renaissance

The Renaissance movement changed the role women had into society.

They were no more "Queens of chivalry", they became companions.

The period marks the high water mark of English literary accomplishment.

It is the age of William Shakepeare, John Milton, John Donne, and Katherine Philips.

In terms of culture, it is important to remember that not everyone was similarly affected by the Renaissance: illiterate, beer-swilling shepherds did not suddenly take up a study of Aristotelian metaphysics.The English Renaissance (also called the Early Modern period) dates from the beginning of the Protestant Reformation and from the height of the Quattrocento (1400's) in Italy.Renaissance is a French term meaning "rebirth." The period is characterized by a rebirth among English elite of classical learning, a rediscovery of ancient Greek and Roman authors, and a recovery of the ancient Greek spirit of scientific inquiry.Giulia Gonzaga and the Venetian Veronica Gambara, were the busy goddesses of a daring intellectual coterie.When people think of the Renaissance the usually think of Michelangelo and the Sistene Chapel, Leonardo da Vinci and his Mona Lisa, and Florence.

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