Renaissance Vs Northern Renaissance

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The Renaissance, an era of European history that began in 14th century Italy and spread to parts of Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries, stimulated a rebirth of the classical arts and a patronage towards education, music, and the arts. The Renaissance emanated in Italy, where artists such as Brunelleschi and Da Vinci portrayed their brilliance and creativity through an appreciation for classical antiquity after the period of the Dark Ages. Northern Renaissance art differed greatly from Italian Renaissance art in that Italian art focused more on wealth and aristocracy and showed how powerful and religious people were, and Northern art emphasized the simple lives of peasants and the working class. This shows that trade flourished in the time

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