THEME ONE: IDEAS AND INSPIRATIONS. UNIT ONE: THE RENASSIANCE. DEFINITIONS. LOOKING BACK . Middle Ages- A period of time from 300-1500 Ruled by Kings, Lords, and the Church Very few were educated Disease (Black Death) killed 1/3 of Europe
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UNIT ONE: THE RENASSIANCE
NO PROGRESS WAS MADE!
2. France invades Italy with
3. The Italian cities ask Spain to
4. The Italian cities never pay the
Spanish soldiers invade the cities and Spain has a heavy influence in Italy.
Lorenzo de’ Medici was very influential in supporting the arts and education during the Renaissance.
3. Peasants and Townspeople
- 85-90% of the population
- Working Class
- Lived a difficult life
Head of the house hold
Told children when they were adults
Supervise and take care of the home
- Often arranged!!!!!
What types of jobs did townspeople do in Renaissance Society?
In your opinion, do you see any reason why arranged marriages would be a good thing? Explain you answer.
Fresco- A painting done on wet plaster with water based paints.
Human Anatomy (nudes)
An example of a fresco is the Sistine Chapel
Donatello’s David, is an example of the style Renaissance sculptors sought to create.
Humanism- Study of the classics
The term classics refers to which two civilizations?
Works were written in the vernacular.
Authors and works
Machiavelli- The Prince
A book on how rulers should rule.
Virgil- The Aneid
Dante- The Devine Comedy
Chaucer- The Canterbury Tales
The Prince, written by Machiavelli, stated that evil acts were necessary to do govern.