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- Brief Overview
- Italy in the Mid-Fourteenth Century: The Rise of Humanism (mid 14th century)
- Florence and the Medici (1397-1495)
- Rome: Papal Control and Early Resurrection (1400-1484)
- Rome: The Depths of Corruption and the Rise of the Golden Age
- Venice and Milan (1300-1499)
- Art in the Early Renaissance (1330-1450)
- Art in the High Renaissance (1450-1550)
- The Rise of Printing: Literature in the Renaissance (1350-1550)
- Women in the Renaissance
- The Waning of the Rennaissance (1499-1550)
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