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An integrated, interdisciplinary look at the people of the Renaissance The Renaissance was a period of prolific cultural achievement for Western Europeans that in many ways marks the beginning of modern times. The ideas of humanism, such as seeking fulfillment in the daily life and the dignity of the individual, rediscovered during the Renaissance, are still evident in Western Civilization today. This unit is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of the significance of the Renaissance by looking at the accomplishments of individuals alive at the time. It will be beneficial for students interested in careers in the arts, history and the humanities.