The European Renaissance
The Renaissance was a period of European history, considered
by modern scholars as that between 1300 and 1600. Many dramatic
changes happend during the Renaissance. The Renaissance was a
period of new inventions and beliefs.
The Renaissance was drastically different from the Middle
Ages. During the Middle Ages the church held most of the power and
it's economy was agriculturaly based. Exploration and learning
was almost put to a stop. During the Renaissance society
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human anatomy. Another great man was a
German monk, Martin Luther. He taught Biblical studies at the
University of Wittenberg. Luther's beliefs challenged the church
although many people agreed with his ideas. He was eventually
excommunicated from the chuch and he started Protestantism.
In conclusion, the Renaissance was a time of new awakening in
Euroupe. It include the general loss of power by the church, an
increase in literacy and education, and an exploration period.