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The Renaissance was a period between the 14th and 17th centuries where learning and culture in Europe took a great leap forward. It was consider by historians as the time in which the medieval period transitioned to the modern era. (PROSE: A History of Humankind) The era was notable for a number of individuals, like Nicholas Copernicus and Leonardo da Vinci, who significantly advanced the study of science. (TV: The Masque of Mandragora, City of Death) This progressive new potential alerted other lifeforms from beyond the confines of Earth who saw the human race as a possible rival power. Humanity suddenly became very vulnerable. (PROSE: A History of Humankind)