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Renaissance and Renascences in Western artwork spans the interval from the tenth to the fifteenth century, together with dialogue of the Carolingian renaissance and the twelfth century proto-renaissance. Erwin Panofsky posits that there have been "reanscences" ahead of the generally recognized Renaissance that all started in Italy within the 14th century. while past renascences will be categorised as revivals, the Renaissance was once a unique example that resulted in a wider cultural transformation.

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