The Renaissance Era is an era that is based on the Renaissance is Europe, which was a rebirth of Greek and Roman culture.
“Whoever desires to found a state and give it laws, must start with assuming that all men are bad and ever ready to display their vicious nature, whenever they may find occasion for it.” – Niccolo Machiavelli
“In the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.” – Desiderius Erasmus
“Do you not know, my son, with what little understanding the world is ruled?” – Pope Julius III
Renaissance in CivilizationEdit
The renaissance era in Civilization V is characterized by the following features.
- Military academy
- Opera house
- Public school
- Satrap's court (Persia Only)
- Military science
- Printing press
- Scientific theory
- Cossack (Russia only)
- Janissary (Ottoman only)
- Minuteman (America only)
- Musketeer (France only)
- Norwegian ski infantry (Denmark only)
- Ship of the line (England only)
- Sipahi (Ottoman only)
- Tercio (Spain only)
- Turtle ship (Korea only)
The Freedom and Rationalism social policies are unlocked. However, in both the expansion packs, the Freedom social policy is not unlocked in this era.