the period in europe from the fourteenth to the sixteenth century characterized by a revival of interest in arts and sciences that and been lost since antiquity
the style of art prevalent especially in Italy from about 1525 until the early years of the seventeenth century, characterized by its dramatic use of light, exaggerated perspective, distorted forms, and vivid colors
a dominant style of art in Europe in the seventeenth century characterized by it theatrical, or dramatic, use of light and color, by its ornate forms and by its disregard for classical principles of composition
a worldview and a moral philosophy that considers humans to be of primary importance. It is a perspective common to a wide range of ethical stances that attaches importance to human dignity, concerns, and capabilities, particularly rationality. A major component of the Italian Renaissance.