Renaissance means "rebirth" (重生). It refers to the changes (改變)which began in Europe in the 14th century.
During the period 1350 to 1600, people became interested again in ancient (古代) Greco-Roman (希臘和羅馬) art (美術) and learning (知識).
There were new developments（發展） in art（美術）, science（科學）, literature （文學）and religion（宗教）.
People questioned unreasonable（不合理） ideas and beliefs.