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Queen Elizabeth I and the Renaissance

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Transcript of Queen Elizabeth I and the Renaissance

Lived 1533 to 1603
Promoted the artistic "spirit" of the Renaissance
Elizabeth ruled during the "Golden Age" of England.
She was the "Queen surrounded by Kings"
Brought unity to the Roman Catholic and Protestant churches.
Was never married.
Queen Elizabeth I
The Renaissance: the rebirth of tradition.
The Renaissance was a time of great advances in technology, art, and architecture. In Italy, some of the greatest buildings were made during this era. During this time, while Queen Elizabeth I was ruling, England was a literature powerhouse. Shakespeare was highly common, as he wrote 'Romeo And Juliet', 'Hamlet', 'Macbeth', and many more plays and sonnets.
The Renaissance
This era was a time of religion. In Europe, the primary religion was Christianity, and the capital of the church was the Vatican, in Italy. Religion was an important part of peoples life during this era.
The queen loved the fine arts!
Queen Elizabeth highly enjoyed the fine arts.
She visited Shakespeare's first performance of "A Midsummer's Night's Dream". She learned 6 languages, and translated poetry. The visited plays and masques. She had her own company of actors to perform in her court.
By Lawrence Ho and Carrie Kaschmitter
Queen Elizabeth I and the Renaissance
The Renaissance signaled the end of the medieval way of thinking and the start of a new modern way of thinking.

It fueled self-determinism and revolutionized human thinking.

Important status of the Renaissance
The Renaissance was also the exploration of spiritual freedom. This led to the spiritual questioning of faith.
It was mankind re-finding self-determinism, recognizing the beauty of nature, the mass discoveries in science, and the exploration of spiritual freedom, that was the essence of the Renaissance.
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