The Renaissance that cultural, political, scientific and intellectual explosion in Europe between the 14th and 17th centuries. It coincided with a boom in exploration, trade, art, literature, humanism, and even war. The Renaissance created everything we know now in our modern time.
Martin Luther nailed a copy of his 95 Theses to the door of the Wittenberg Castle church October 35, 1517. Which later became the foundation of the protestant reformation. The 95 theses was written in a remarkably humble and academic tone, questioning rather than accusing.
It started in the early 15th century and lasted until the 17th century. It is the act of traveling in unfamiliar area in order to learn about it.