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Early Renaissance


The Greek poems themselves, continuously transcribed and studied in Byzantium, reasserted their presence in Western Europe from the early Renaissance, first in Latin translations for writers like Boccaccio and Chaucer, and finally in the first published Greek text, printed at Florence in 1488.
Homer  --  The Iliad
  the start of the Renaissance (or Early Modern historical era) — centered in 14th century Florence with artists such as Botticelli
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Strongly Associated with:   High Renaissance
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Some historians have suggested that the term Renaissance is loaded and are suggesting the term "Early Modern" to replace it — as "Middle Ages" is replacing "Dark Ages" for the period that preceded it. See Wikipedia for an interesting discussion.
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  • The Greek poems themselves, continuously transcribed and studied in Byzantium, reasserted their presence in Western Europe from the early Renaissance, first in Latin translations for writers like Boccaccio and Chaucer, and finally in the first published Greek text, printed at Florence in 1488.
    Homer  --  The Iliad
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Early Renaissance , Renaissance [4] , Renaissance man [8]
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