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The Renaissance Period (1350-1550) was the transition period between the Medieval Era and the modern world. The word renaissance means "revival" or "rebirth". This was a period of great achievements in the arts and sciences combined with deep religious concerns. The Renaissance became one of the most productive periods in all history.

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This document has been prepared in 1997 by Ruth Armson and her Grade 8 Humanities classes at Riverdale Junior Secondary School in Whitehorse, Yukon, in collaboration with Helen Seipp, teacher-librarian. We would like to extend a special thank you to Trevor Ratcliff and JoAnn Davidson for their technical assistance. Please send any comments or suggestions to: