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 Remis atque Velis (Latin).Renaissance Period (The). 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Renaissance (French).
A term applied in the arts to that peculiar style of decoration revived by Raphael, and which resulted from ancient paintings exhumed in the pontificate of Leo X. (16th century). The French Renaissance is a Gothic skeleton with classic details.   1

 Remis atque Velis (Latin).Renaissance Period (The). 

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