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Cultural epoch in Europe, covering 15th and 16th centuries, between Medieval and Baroque.

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How much of a symbiotic relationship was there between the Renaissance and the Printing Press?

Both the Renaissance and the Printing Press are dated to be around the 14th century. While the first Printing Press was in 1436 (Johannes Gutenberg), the Renaissance is also supposed to start around a ...
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Was ambition considered a character flaw in medieval times or Renaissance?

In Shakespeare's play "Julius Caesar", ambition is an undesirable trait: "The noble Brutus hath told you Caesar was ambitious. If it were so, it was a grievous fault". Was ambition widely considered ...
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Why was the new world named America?

Christopher Columbus is widely credited with discovering the new world in 1492 as the leader of an expedition which included 3 ships financed by the kingdom of Spain. Columbus was a seasoned sailor, ...
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In Renaissance Italy, was there any legal recourse against plagiarism?

In earlier days unlike today mathematicians didn't reveal their findings or formulas they came up with as they would use them in things like sort of maths competitions. An example is- In the 16th ...