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What was the Renaissence? The Renaissence was a time of creatvity and great in many areas- political, social, economic, and cultural. It marked a slow shift from a agricaltural to a unban society, in which trade assumed greater importance than in the past. It was also a time whrn creative thinking and new techonlogy let people understand and describe their world more accurately. A new worldveiw Evoles during the Renaissance, creative minds set out to transform their own age. Their era, they felt, was a time of rebirth after what they saw as the disorder and disunity of the medieval world. Renaissance thinkers had a rewakened interest in the classical learning of Greece and Rome, which medieval scholars had perserved. They continued to use Latin as the language of the Church as well as for scholarship. Expressing Humanism At the heart of the Itlain Renaissance was an intellectual movement known as humanism . Humanists studied the classical culture of the Greece and Rome, but used that study to increase their understanding of their own times. Humanists believed that education
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