Italian Renaissance versus Spanish RenaissanceIntroductionThe Renaissance is the time period between 14thto 17thcenturies that followed the Middle Ages in Europe. Renaissance started in Late Middle Ages in Italy then spread to other parts of Europe which saw the start of many discoveries and exploration of new continents. The Renaissance period brought about new ideas and innovations that affected art, literature, politics, science and all different areas of intellectual life. Europe had been in a period of cultural decline before the start of the Renaissance period. The time was full of cultural movement that greatly influenced the intellectual life because it was the revival time for classical learning and wisdom. The Renaissance period was termed by historians as the time of great cultural achievements as well as period of great intensification of a sense of identity and individuality to the people of Europe.