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Attributed to a 16th-century Portuguese painter Grão Vasco (1475–1542), it shows a Brazilian native as a model for one of the magi. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
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Globalising the Renaissance

The Renaissance has been well charted as a period of European history that presents civilization as a development from the achievements of ancient Greece and Rome.   Sean Sheehan    All this ground is expertly covered in a new title in an admirable series from Oxford University Press. “The Oxford […]