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Becoming a Jack of All Trades, Master of Some

During the 14th-17th centuries, beginning in Italy, a period of learning and cultural advancement called the Renaissance began. This period was marked by an enriching of general life from the arts, to athletics, to social graces. We often hear of the product of such an age referred to as a "Renaissance man" or someone who is adept and knowledgeable across many spheres of life. It began as an idea birthed by Leon Battista Alberti (1404–1472) who was an Italian humanist author, artist, architect, poet, priest, linguist, philosopher and cryptographer -- embodying this cultural movement. 

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