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The Renaissance was a time of rebirth of learning The Renaissance was about 300 years long ranging from about 1300 to 1600 The Renaissance started in the Italian cities and spread to France and the German States Holland and England There were many artists during this time period One excellent and well-known artist is Miguel de CervantesMiguel de Cervantes was born in Alcala de Henares which is near Madrid in 1547 The date of his birth is not known for sure but people believe he was born on September 29 He was baptized on October 9 Miguel grew up with 6 other siblings He was the fourth born His father Rodrigo was a poor surgeon His family was on the go most of the time and moved from town to town No one is sure of Miguels child education but he did not go to a university near his hometown In 1568 many of Miguels poems were published in Madrid In 1569 Cervantes went to Rome and became a gentleman-in-waiting for Cardinal Acquaviva About a year later he joined s Spanish military regiment in Naples He fought in the Battle of Lepanto During that battle he lost the use of his left hand In 1575 Cervantes and one of his brothers were captured by Barbary pirates During his imprisonment the pirates sent them to Algeria and sold them as slaves They were held there for ransom In 1580 he family and friends paid the ransom to free Cervantes brother They did not have enough money to free Cervantes After he tried to escape and got caught they released him because of his bravery for taking all the blame Cervantes could not find a job so he decided to become a writer During 1582 and 1585 he wrote and produced many poems and plays One of his greatest works of literature is La Galatea Cervantes was unable to survive of the money he was making so
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