this development, according to Vasari, but also the growing desire to study and imitate nature. "The Interpretation of the Renaissance: Suggestions for a Synthesis." Journal of the History of Ideas (1951 483-495. However, a subtle shift took place in the way that intellectuals approached religion that was reflected in many other areas of cultural life. In the early Protestant areas of the country humanism became closely linked to the turmoil of the Protestant Reformation, and the art and writing of the German Renaissance frequently reflected this dispute. MacKay, London, 1990,. Bietenholz, Peter.; Deutscher, Thomas Brian (2003). It would be in this sense a network of diverse, sometimes converging, sometimes conflicting cultures, not a single, time-bound culture". Filippo Brunelleschi: The Buildings.
History of Iron Age Art and Classical Antiquity (c.1500-200 BCE). Millen, Alan, Italian Renaissance, London, 1994,. Later, following the take-over of the Greek mainland by Indo-European tribes around 2100 BCE, a new form of pottery was introduced, known as Minyan Ware. Albrow, Martin, The Global Age: state and society beyond modernity (1997 Stanford University Press,. Dark Ages, after the fall of the Mycenean civilization (12th century BCE) Greece entered a period of decline, known as the Dark Ages - because we know so little about. 78 A feature of the Northern Renaissance was its use of the vernacular in ancient Celtic Mythology place of Latin or Greek, which allowed greater freedom of expression. Ranging freely through all the fields of the disciplines, as far as the human mind, with unwearied industry, is able to pursue them". The intense international exchange produced several cosmopolitan humanist scholars, including Francisco de Holanda, Andr de Resende and Damio de Gis, a friend of Erasmus who wrote with rare independence on the reign of King Manuel. The historian Randolph Starn, of the University of California Berkeley, stated in 1998: "Rather than a period with definitive beginnings and endings and consistent content in between, the Renaissance can be (and occasionally has been) seen as a movement of practices and ideas to which. Protagoras, who said that "Man is the measure of all things." This new thinking became manifest in art, architecture, politics, science and literature.