Asked by: Anais Donicht
asked in category: General Last Updated: 11th May, 2020

Who called it the Renaissance?

The term "Renaissance" was first prominently used by the French historian Jules Michelet in 1858, and it was set in bronze two years later by Jacob Burckhardt when he published his great book The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy.

Click to see full answer.

Also asked, when was the Renaissance named?

The term rinascita ('rebirth') first appeared in Giorgio Vasari's Lives of the Artists (c. 1550), anglicized as the Renaissance in the 1830s.

who is the father of Renaissance? Francesco Petrarca

Subsequently, question is, what exactly was the Renaissance?

The Renaissance was a fervent period of European cultural, artistic, political and economic “rebirth” following the Middle Ages. Generally described as taking place from the 14th century to the 17th century, the Renaissance promoted the rediscovery of classical philosophy, literature and art.

What ended the Renaissance?

1300 – 1600

39 Related Question Answers Found

Why is it called Renaissance?

Who started renaissance?

Why is it called the Dark Ages?

What influenced the Renaissance?

What happened 1000 AD?

What are the ages of history?

What came after Renaissance?

What is the synonym of Renaissance?

Why is the Renaissance important?

What were the 3 core values of the Renaissance period?

How was life during the Renaissance?

When did humanism start in the Renaissance?

How did the Renaissance begin?

What is the spirit of the Renaissance?