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The renaissance

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pete josan

on 23 January 2013

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Introduction The Renaissance changed many points of view in political, economical, and social areas. It led to many new inventions and great thinkers. It was a huge way people thought the world is. It was a big change in history. It started in the 1300 and hit its peak in the 1500. It began in Italy. Because it was in the center of the roman empire and was surrounded by everything the empire gave much culture like statues, coins, and architecture. When people started doing what they pleased to do it lead to much success. People started to paint, sculpt, and have theories of what is beyond the earth. To be a renaissance is to have amazing talents in one person. humanism means they believed in education and they studied languages, culture, and history. Cradle of the renaissance The Medici family were the richest family in Europe. They gained control of Florence. Lorenzo was a great in politics. He supported Florence in difficult times. He supported arts financially. and many artist came to visit the palace because of the roman statues in their garden. This photo is one of the roman statues in the Medici family garden Artistic Techniques Roman art was said be more realistic and in medieval times their art had a lot more style. They developed new styles of art by letting perspective in their art. This is a photo relevant to looking at art with a perspective Donatello Donatello and his artwork led to the perspective of illusion. This piece of art is called the statue of David. Leonardo Da Vinci Leonardo's work lead to many inventions and great artwork. His artwork is still worth millions today such as the Mona Lisa. He studied architecture, art, and human physics and he made many things that we use today such as astronomy, medicine, and the space program. His 67 year year life has changed the world forever. This is a photo of Leonardo Da Vinci This is one of Leonardo Da Vinci's most famous pieces of work. This painting is called "Mona Lisa" This is another one of Leonardo's famous pieces of art. It is called "The Last Supper" Micheal Angelo Micheal was one of the most famous artist of all time. He was a artist and a engineer. Micheal was considered to be one of the greatest artists in the world. before he eve turned 30 he completed two pieces of art called 'David' and 'Pieta'. Before he died, he constructed the st. Peter's Basilica. This is a photo Micheal Angelo This is a photo of Micheal Angelo's statue called 'David' This is a photo of the 'Pieta' a statue sculpted by Micheal Angelo. This is a photo of the Sistine chapel. Micheal Angelo painted the ceiling of this chapel. This is a photo of st. Peters Basilica. Micheal Angelo constructed this before his death. This is a photo of a painting Micheal Angelo did called The last judgement. Raphael Raphael was an artist and a architect as well. He was famous for how simple his paintings were. He was also well known for his panting of Madonnas which are now on most stamps. He was important because he helped work on the Sistine chapel. This is one of the paintings of Madonna This is a painting of
the school of Athens Botticelli Botticelli was important because he was the first man to paint other things beside religious paintings. This is one of his famous paintings called the birth of Venus. Flemish painters Durer Durer was a mathematician, painter, and a theorist. Gutenberg and the printing press The printing press was one of the greatest inventions during the renaissance because it started the printing revolution and it played key roles in other revolutions like the scientific revolution, the age of enlightenment, and it also spread massive amounts of learning This is a photo of the Gutenberg Castiglione-the book of the courier Niccolo Machiavelli - The Prince This book is considered one of the most important pieces of renaissance work because it taught men and women to be successful by teaching them to be athletic, be very generous, loving, to have a warrior spirit, and good knowledge. The prince was a book wrote by Niccolo Machiavelli. The two main points in the book are that Erasmus Vernacular means the everyday language of a country, place or a region. Erasmus wrote in pure Latin and by doing this wrote the new testament in Latin. Sir Thomas Moore A utopia is a perfect society with perfect qualities. His book was important because it was an attempt to convince people to make a utopian society and because of that book it cause other ideas such as Dystopia. It means the complete opposite of utopia. William Shakespeare Scientific revolution The scientific revolution was the start of modern science. It started math, chemistry, physics, astronomy, medicine, and biology. This photo shows a man studying astronomy Copernicus Heliocentric was the theory that the sun is in the center of the universe and not the earth. This idea was revolutionary because they then later found out that the universe is only part of the milky way galaxy and learned it was only one of many many more galaxies. This shows just a few galaxies in space Kepler
Galileo his discoveries caused scholars to attack him because they were against the christian teachings. Galileo most greatest inventions was his astronomical telescope. An ellipses is when a planet moves in an oval shaped orbit. This was added to Copernicus's heliocentric theory. because his work was revised. This is a photo of the ellipses This is a photo of Galileo Williams writings were important to the renaissance because they explored they realistic scenarios about a persons life during the renaissance age. Shakespeare's company built a theater for his plays such as Hamlet, Macbeth, and Othello. This is a photo of William Shakespeare 1 2. 3 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27 This is a photo of Niccolo Machiavelli
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