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Medieval vs. Renaissance

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Medievaladjective

Of or relating to the Middle Ages, the period from approximately 500 to 1500 AD.

Renaissancenoun

A rebirth or revival.

Medievaladjective

Having characteristics associated with the Middle Ages in popular, modern cultural perception:

Renaissancenoun

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Medievaladjective

Archaic.

Renaissancenoun

A new birth, or revival.

‘The Renaissance was rather the last stage of the Middle Ages, emerging from ecclesiastical and feudal despotism, developing what was original in mediæval ideas by the light of classic arts and letters.’;

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Medievaladjective

Brutal.

Renaissancenoun

the period of European history at the close of the Middle Ages and the rise of the modern world; a cultural rebirth from the 14th through the middle of the 17th centuries

Medievalnoun

Someone living in the Middle Ages.

Renaissancenoun

the revival of learning and culture

Medievalnoun

A medieval example (of something aforementioned or understood from context).

Renaissance

The Renaissance (UK: rin-AY-sənss, US: (listen) REN-ə-sahnss) is a term used to describe a period in European history marking the transition from the Middle Ages to modernity and covering the 15th and 16th centuries. It occurred after the Crisis of the Late Middle Ages and was associated with great social change.

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Medieval

Same as Mediæval, Mediævalism, etc.

Medievaladjective

relating to or belonging to the Middle Ages;

‘Medieval scholars’; ‘Medieval times’;

Medievaladjective

as if belonging to the Middle Ages; old-fashioned and unenlightened;

‘a medieval attitude toward dating’;

Medievaladjective

characteristic of the time of chivalry and knighthood in the Middle Ages;

‘chivalric rites’; ‘the knightly years’;

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