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  • 1The revival of European art and literature under the influence of classical models in the 14th–16th centuries.

    1. 1.1The culture and style of art and architecture developed during the Renaissance.
      ‘With the arrival of the Sforza in the mid-15th century, Milan began to develop a Renaissance style, at times directly imported from Tuscany.’
      • ‘Christ stands under a Renaissance arcade with all'antica design and offers the host to his Apostles.’
      • ‘The game includes a deck of 30 museum-quality playing cards and a full-color, 80-page art book, packaged in a Renaissance treasure box.’
      • ‘One of the first things to note about The Westin Tokyo is its extensive events facilities, which include a Renaissance chapel and Shinto Hall.’
    2. 1.2a renaissanceA revival of or renewed interest in something.
      ‘cinema-going is enjoying something of a renaissance’
      • ‘These little plastic freaks have achieved quite a renaissance on the Web, with almost a dozen pages devoted to them.’
      • ‘As a result of the Spanish Muslim impact, Tunisia experienced a renaissance in all forms of art.’
      • ‘Over the past decade we have enjoyed a renaissance in the appreciation of historic performances.’
      • ‘The medium has reason to feel triumphant, as it is currently enjoying a renaissance.’
      • ‘One of the dreams I had is that it would inspire the interest of the media and bring about a renaissance of calypso.’
      • ‘Pottery is enjoying a renaissance as potters combine modern techniques with traditional designs.’
      • ‘Britain's woodlands are enjoying a renaissance in private purchasing by those who want to own their very own piece of nature.’
      • ‘After a period in the critical wilderness, Bacharach has of late been enjoying something of a renaissance.’
      • ‘Vietnam has experienced a renaissance in popular religious activity in recent years.’
      • ‘Ghosts have enjoyed a renaissance of sorts in literary and cultural criticism.’
      • ‘What isn't widely known is that there is another Italian renaissance going on, a renaissance in dance music.’
      • ‘The original version of Spider-Man has gone through something of a renaissance, in recent times.’
      • ‘Despite now being aged 51, former world champion Karpov has seen a renaissance in his play.’
      • ‘In recent years there has been a renaissance of traditional music throughout the Andes.’
      • ‘Some have argued that the activities of these reforming scholars indicate a renaissance of Chinese public morality.’
      • ‘Your love life is sure to have a renaissance long before you reach middle age.’
      • ‘Popular culture has enjoyed a renaissance, and artists struggle to support themselves.’
      • ‘Traditional music has undergone a renaissance in the last few decades.’
      • ‘It could even be that this contract will be viewed in five years' time as having led to a renaissance of general practice.’
      • ‘It's also behind what may be a renaissance in traditional north Vietnamese cooking.’
      revival, renewal, resurrection, reawakening, re-emergence, reappearance, resurgence, rejuvenation, regeneration, rebirth, new birth, new dawn, new beginning
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The Renaissance is generally regarded as beginning in Florence, where there was a revival of interest in classical antiquity. Important early figures are the writers Petrarch, Dante, and Boccaccio and the painter Giotto. Music flourished, from madrigals to the polyphonic masses of Palestrina, with a wide variety of instruments such as viols and lutes. The period from the end of the 15th century has become known as the High Renaissance, when Venice and Rome began to share Florence's importance and Raphael, Leonardo da Vinci, and Michelangelo were active. Renaissance thinking spread to the rest of Europe from the early 16th century, and was influential for the next hundred years



/rɪˈneɪs(ə)ns/ /rɪˈneɪsɒ̃s/ /rɪˈneɪsɑ:ns/


From French renaissance, from re- ‘back, again’ + naissance ‘birth’ (from Latin nascentia, from nasci ‘be born’).