History… A Bit About the Renaissance

If someone mentions the Renaissance, of course I understand what they’re talking about… who doesn’t? But I followed up a little bit so that I truly understood the depth of this medieval era and found it was a fascinating period in history. The forerunner of this movement was a man named Francesco Petrarca who lived from 1304-74. Renaissance is taken from the French word renaitre, which means to be born again. It was a time period when people began to appreciate ancient culture, particularly that of Rome and Greece.

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With a Bachelor of Arts degree from Sonoma State University, Suellen Ocean does her writing from the hills of Northern California. She began writing professionally for print and radio broadcasting in the late 1980's. Her first self-published book led to her becoming "officially" published, when in 1998 she was asked to participate in the anthology, "The Simple Life" through Berkley Books, New York. She is the author of sixteen books on diverse subjects.

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