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Copyright Clara Kim 2007. All rights reserved.

Renaissance
Means
REBIRTH
Rebirth of art
and learning
Began in
northern Italy

Economic
Increased demand for
Foundations
Middle Eastern products
Encouraged the use of
credit and banking
Letters of credit
expanded supply of
money and sped up
trade.
New accounting and
bookkeeping practices
used Arabic numerals

Italy
Italian city-states became
rich from trade:
Florence
Venice
Genoa

They were trading centers


for the distribution of goods
to northern Europe.
Independent city-states
governed as republics by
wealthy merchants.

Niccolo
Wrote The Prince
Machiavelli
guidelines for the
how to get power by
absolute rule.

Believed the ends


justified the means
One should do good
if possible, but do
evil when
necessary.

Art and
Medieval art and
Literature
literature
focused on
the Church and
salvation.
Renaissance art and
literature focused on
individuals and
worldly matters,
along with
Christianity.

Artists and
Writers
Artists
Leonardo da
Vinci
Michelangelo

Writers
Petrarch

Leonardo da
Painted
Vinci
the

Mona Lisa and


The Last Supper
Handsome,
athletic, singer,
artist, scientist,
inventor

Michelangelo
Painted the
ceiling of the
Sistine Chapel
and sculpted
David
Sculptor,
painter,
architect, poet

The Sistine Chapel


Ceiling

Pieta

David

Petrarch
Wrote Sonnets
He wrote with a
Humanistic
approach
Considered the
Father of
Humanism

Humanism

The Vitruvian Man

Celebrated the
individual
Stimulated the study
of Greek and Roman
literature and culture
Humanists were
supported by
PATRONS who were
very wealthy

Northern
Renaissance
With the rise of
trade, travel and
literacy, the Italian
Renaissance spread
to northern Europe.
The art and literature
changed as people
of different cultures
adopted
Renaissance ideas.

Northern
ErasmusThe
Renaissance
Writers
Praise of Folly
(1511)
Critical of corrupt
church practices
Catalyst for
Protestant
Reformation

Northern
Renaissance
Sir Thomas More
Writers
Utopia (1516)
Depicts world with
perfect social,
legal and political
system
Leading humanist
scholar

Pictures Cited

Slide 1 http://renaissance.duelingmodems.com/art/renaissance-head3.gif
Slide 2 http://www.leftfield-online.co.uk/images/discography/scan/renaissance.jpg
Slide 3 http://content.answers.com/main/content/wp/en/thumb/a/ac/300px-Madonna_of_the_Harpies.jpg
Slide 4 http://www.alberta-canada.com/export/graphics/images/italy_map.jpg
Slide 5 http://niccolomachiavelli.worldhistoryblogs.com/files/2007/10/machiavellis_portrait.jpg
Slide 6 http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/upload/img_200/madonna_rangershouse.jpg
Slide 7 http://www.navigo.com/wm/paint/auth/michelangelo/michelangelo.tondo-doni.jpg
Slide 8 http://z.about.com/d/atheism/1/0/N/e/LeonardoSelfPortrait.jpg
Slide 9 http://www.latifm.com/artists/image/da-vinci-leonardo-monalisa.jpg,http://www.penwith.co.uk/artofeurope/leonardo_da_vinci_last_supper.jpg
Slide 10 http://www.shoshone.k12.id.us/renaissance/images/michel.jpg
Slide 11 http://studentorganizations.missouristate.edu/TAK/downloads/michelangelo1.jpg
Slide 12
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/cultureshock/flashpoints/visualarts/images/david_big.jpg,http://www.rome.info/pictur
es/art/michelangelo/michelangelo_pieta.jpg
Slide 13 http://www.gutenberg.org/files/17650/17650-h/images/01large.jpg
Slide 14 http://www.artspecialist.co.uk/images/Vetruvian%20Man_Clare%20Vaux.JPG
Slide 15 http://www.sverigeturism.se/smorgasbord/smorgasbord/image/first/scandinavia.gif
Slide 16 http://www.piney.com/Erasmus.gif
Slide 17 http://www.wf-f.org/WFFResource/StThomasMore.jpg