Renaissance man

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Renaissance man

One who possesses skills and knowledge in many different areas. Bob can fix cars, repair computers, and talk about anything from physics to philosophy. He's an all-around Renaissance man.
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Professional designers and architects are modern-day renaissance men and women, schooled in subjects ranging from art and history to sociology, horticulture, ecology and engineering.
Her "audience" is depicted as if they were contemporaries of Lucian or Juvenal rather than Renaissance men who read those texts.
Including innovative works by such masters as Lucas van Leyden, Andrea Mantegna, Sandro Botticelli, Lucas Cranach and Hans Holbein, these works depict a range of subjects from architecture and mining to religion and medicine (hey, these were Renaissance men, after all).
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