The Renaissance, which began in Italy in 1300s, was one of the largest periods of growth and development in Western Europe. The increase in trade caused a abundance in wealth that resulted in the focusing of the arts. Such things as literature, paintings, sculptures and many more works are known to have blossomed from the period known as the Renaissance. Many other important occurrences , such as the Reformation and split of the Roman Catholic Church
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detected in Northern Europe ; however , with the onset of the Renaissance , "man became a spiritual " Toward the close of the 13th century Italy was overwhelmed with individuality , a recurring theme of today's society. The time period was characterized by a movement in which human values and capabilities were the central focus known as humanism . Individual spirit was beginning to appear in Europe , and in today's society this is a very important , if not , necessary idea.