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  • Age of World Wars
  • After the Cold War

 

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Humanism

1250-1550

  • 1265-1321: Dante Aligheri
  • 1304-1374: Petrarch (Francesco Petrarca)
  • 1313-1375: Giovanni Boccaccio
  • 1340-1400: Geoffrey Chaucer
  • 1369-1444: Leonardo Bruni
  • 1396: In Florence, Manuel Chrysoloras begins teaching Greek
  • 1440: The Platonic Academy in Florence is founded
  • 1463-1494: Pico della Mirandola
  • 1465-1536: Erasmus of Rotterdam
  • 1469-1527: Niccolo Machiavelli
  • 1478-1535: Thomas More
  • 1478: The Spanish Inquisition begins.
  • 1488-1523: Ulrich von Hutten
  • 1515: "Epistolae obscurorum virorum" ["Letters of Obscure Men"]
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