Outline of the Renaissance

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the Renaissance:

Renaissancecultural movement that spanned roughly the 14th to the 17th century, beginning in Italy in the Late Middle Ages and later spreading to the rest of Europe. The term is also used more loosely to refer to the historical era, but since the changes of the Renaissance were not uniform across Europe, this is a general use of the term.


Essence of the Renaissance

Main article: Renaissance

History of the Renaissance period

Renaissance developments by field

The Renaissance by region

  • Italian Renaissance (1450–1600)
    • Italian Renaissance architecture
    • Italian Renaissance dance
    • Italian Renaissance literature
    • Italian Renaissance music
    • Italian Renaissance painting
      • Italian Renaissance painting, development of themes
    • Italian Renaissance philosophy
    • Italian Renaissance science
    • Italian Renaissance technology
    • Italian Renaissance theatre
  • Northern Renaissance (1494–1650)
    • English Renaissance (1588–1629)
      • Elizabethan architecture (Early English Renaissance architecture)
      • English Renaissance dance
      • English Renaissance literature
      • English Renaissance music
      • English Renaissance painting
      • English Renaissance philosophy
      • English Renaissance science
      • English Renaissance technology
      • English Renaissance theatre
    • French Renaissance (1494–1610)
    • German Renaissance
      • German Renaissance architecture
        • Weser Renaissance
      • German Renaissance dance
      • German Renaissance literature
      • German Renaissance music
      • German Renaissance painting
      • German Renaissance philosophy
      • German Renaissance science
      • German Renaissance technology
      • German Renaissance theatre
    • Renaissance in the Netherlands (Holland)
    • Renaissance in Poland (1500–1650)
      • Poland Renaissance architecture
      • Poland Renaissance dance
      • Poland Renaissance literature
      • Poland Renaissance music
      • Poland Renaissance painting
      • Poland Renaissance philosophy
      • Poland Renaissance science
      • Poland Renaissance technology
      • Poland Renaissance theatre
    • Spanish Renaissance (1550–1587)
      • Spanish Renaissance architecture
      • Spanish Renaissance dance
      • Spanish Renaissance literature
      • Spanish Renaissance music
      • Spanish Renaissance painting
      • Spanish Renaissance philosophy
      • Spanish Renaissance science
      • Spanish Renaissance technology
      • Spanish Renaissance theatre

Renaissance Historiography

General Renaissance-related concepts

Important figures from the Renaissance

Renaissance composers

Renaissance painters

Leonardo da Vinci with Michelangelo and Raphael form the traditional trinity of great masters of the Renaissance.

Renaissance philosophers

Renaissance lists

Main article: List of Renaissance topics

Renaissance scholarship

See also

Other periods of cultural rebirth

External links

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