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The Renaissance

Welcome to the Renaissance Subject Guide


The Renaissance was the 'rebirth' of literature, art, and learning that progressivley transformed European culture from the mid-14th century in Italy to the mid-17th century in England, strongly influenced by the rediscovery of classical Greek and Latin literature, and accelerated by the development of printing. The Renaissance is commonly held to mark the close of the Middle Ages and the beginning of the modern Western world. - Oxford Reference Online Database

The purpose for this subject guide is to assist students, faculty, staff, and the community by providing information resources pertaining to the Renaissance. 

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