An intellectual movement in the Renaissance that turned away from medieval scholasticism and revived interest in ancient Greek and Roman literature. Web resource here.
Portrait of Poggio Bracciolini (1380-1459), an early Italian humanist. From an illuminated manuscript, De Varietate Fortunae. 15th century. Vatican Library, Urb. Lat. 224.
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