History

The Renaissance: How Wider Text Accessibility Revived Classical Knowledge

The Role of Texts in the Renaissance Revival

Wilbur Greene
Dec 4, 2023
11 min read
Photo by Birmingham Museums Trust

The Renaissance, a period spanning roughly from the 14th to the 17th century, marks a pivotal epoch in history, symbolizing a profound transformation in cultural, artistic, and intellectual realms. This era, primarily flourishing in Europe, was characterized by a renewed interest in the classical knowledge of ancient Greece and Rome, an interest that fundamentally reshaped European thought and society.

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