Renaissance Scholars

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Renessaince - Origins - Latin and Greek Phases of Renaissance Humanism
... In stark contrast to the High Middle Ages, when Latin scholars focused almost entirely on studying Greek and Arabic works of natural science, philosophy and mathematics ... Broadly speaking, this began in the 14th century with a Latin phase, when Renaissance scholars such as Petrarch, Coluccio Salutati (1331–1406), Niccol ... Latin literature had been recovered the Greek phase of Renaissance humanism was now under way, as Western European scholars turned to recovering ancient Greek literary ...

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