a style of art developed principally in Florence, Italy, during the 15th century and characterized chiefly by the development of linear perspective, chiaroscuro, and geometrically based compositions.
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a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
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British Dictionary definitions for Early Renaissance
the Early Renaissance the period from about 1400 to 1500 in European, esp Italian, painting, sculpture, and architecture, when naturalistic styles and humanist theories were evolved from the study of classical sources, notably by Donatello, Masaccio, and Alberti
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