165.La Tolérance du Seizième siècle Tolerance in the 16th century

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The 16th century was a time of great flowering in art and culture. This was, the period of the Renaissance in Europe as well as the Nanban trade in Japan. Scratch the surface of these highly aesthetic cultures, however, and the century is also revealed to have been a dark age of fear, characterized by armed conflict and killing, as seen in the European Wars of Religion and in the execution of heretics. In what form did the spirit of tolerance emerge to counter the intolerance that prevailed on this dark side of society? What did it achieve? Our research focuses on the 16th century, primarily in reference to Europe, which we believe will uncover issues that hold importance for people of the 21st century, when the spirit of tolerance is at risk of being forgotten.