Valerius Terminus; of the Interpretation of Nature

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An even better question would be what made Michelangelo a true Renaissance artist. Even before you are at your altar – perhaps even in another room or building. Wherever possible the supporting material makes it clear whether statistics are from surveys, census data, organizational reporting, or other sources. The influence of these in correcting the extravagances of the mediaeval imagination and in creating correct literary ideals can be distinctly traced in the native literatures of Italy, France, Spain, and England.

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