The Renaissance and the Reformation are often described as eras that had many great advancements. In your opinion, what were the most important changes and advancements that occurred? How did those changes impact European culture, politics, or religion? Would you say that the Renaissance and Reformation was a time of progress in Europe? Why or why not?
Renaissance became a turning point in the South of Europea that later spread to the whole continent. It had a philosophical as well as social, scientific and cultural connotation where old Medieval thought was finally no longer legitimate. It is most known for the representations in the art with the works of the Italian artists, however, we need to recognize it drove the emerging model of the economy at the time (known today as mercantilism) and also regained lost Greek and Ancient cultures knowledge that formerly was prohibited by the Catholic church.
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