What is Renaissance in simple words?

Renaissance is the French word ‘rebirth’. The Renaissance was a period in European history which led to a revival in classical learning and wisdom.

The Renaissance had a profound impact on European cultural history as a new era of learning that led to advancements in new ideas and through them some of the most important moments in Human history. Chief among them was the Age of Discovery that led to the discovery of the North American continent and the French Revolution that changed the political landscape of Europe. 

As a cultural movement, the Renaissance encompassed innovative flowering of Latin and vernacular literature, beginning with the 14th-century resurgence of learning based on classical sources.

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