The study of the humanities or the liberal arts; literary (especially classical) scholarship.
(historical, often capitalized) Specifically, a cultural and intellectual movement in 14th-16th century Europe characterised by attention to Classical culture and a promotion of vernacular texts, notably during the Renaissance.
* 2009 , (Diarmaid MacCulloch), A History of Christianity , Penguin 2010, p. 575:
An ethical system that centers on humans and their values, needs, interests, abilities, dignity and freedom; especially used for a secular one which rejects theistic religion and superstition.
- There were good reasons for humanism and the Renaissance to take their origins from fourteenth-century Italy.
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