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Vegans In The Renaissance | The History of Veganism Part Three
The Renaissance was a time of rediscovery, rebirth, and renewed interest in classical Greek philosophy. Viewed as the bridge between the Middle Ages and modern times, the Renaissance spurred innovation and revolution within the fields of art, architecture, politics, science, astronomy, literature, and more. With the invention of moveable type, ideas spread faster than ever before, and there began a general shift away from the religion-centric thought of the Middle Ages towards an individual-centric humanistic thought, valuing logic and reason at its core. With all of this paradigm-shifting afoot, one must wonder: “Where were the vegans?” Okay, maybe one mustn’t wonder that necessarily…but today we’re going to!