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Renaissance

The years 1300 to 1600 saw an explosion of creativity in Europe. Historians call this period the _________.

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humanism

The study of classical texts led to ________, which focused on human potential and achievements.

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secular

However, the basic spirit of Renaissance society was ________- worldly and concerned with here and now.

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patron

They become _______ of the arts by financially supporting artists.

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perspective

Renaissance artists,such as the painter Masaccio, also rediscovered the technique of _______, which indicates three dimensions.

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vernacular

He wrote in the _______, his native language, instead of classical Latin.