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The Renaissance. Day 1. Recap. End of Feudalism Printing Press Monarchy Capitalism. Printing Press. Printing press was an important invention People are learning at an enormous rate Literacy and ideas spread all throughout Europe.

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Recap
Recap

  • End of Feudalism

  • Printing Press

  • Monarchy

  • Capitalism


Printing press
Printing Press

  • Printing press was an important invention

  • People are learning at an enormous rate

  • Literacy and ideas spread all throughout Europe.

  • Since people are educated thoughts spread (art, music, literature, etc)


The renaissance1
The Renaissance

  • Between the 1300-1500’s was a time of great creativity and change in Europe.

  • Renaissance – Means rebirth.

  • Golden Age in the arts, literature, and sciences.


Beginnings
Beginnings

  • Began in Italy in the mid 1300’s and spread northward.

  • The cities of Italy were thriving centers of trade and manufacturing.

  • Merchants in these cities had great wealth and were willing to use it to promote art and education.


Humanism
Humanism

  • During the Renaissance, Europeans developed a new way of thinking called humanism.

  • Humanism- Intellectual movement at the heart of the Renaissance that focused on worldly subjects rather than religious ones.

  • They hoped to use ancient learning to increase knowledge about their own times.


Artistic achievements
Artistic Achievements

  • Produced some of the greatest paintings, sculptures, and architecture in the history of the world.

  • Returned to Greek and Roman styles for domes, arches, and columns.

  • Artists were supported by the pope, merchants, and princes.


Artistic achievements1
Artistic Achievements

  • Art reflected humanist concerns.

  • Many paintings still had religious subjects but others portrayed important contemporary figures.

  • Very realistic, three dimensional.



Leonardo da vinci
Leonardo Da Vinci

  • Born April 15, 1452 in Vinci Italy.

  • 1470 went to live in Florence. Learned to Paint in the studio Andrea del Verrocchio.

  • 25 years old he began working for himself.

  • Great painter, sculptor, sketcher

  • 1482 worked for the ruler of Milan (Preda).


Leonardo
Leonardo

  • Sketchbook – helicopter, tanks, domes, cathedrals.

  • 1495 Christ’s Last Supper.

  • 1499 Milan was attacked so went back to live in Florence.

  • 1507 court painter for the French king of Milan.

  • Died May 2nd, 1519 (67 years old).



Now what exit slip
Now What? – Exit Slip

  • Explain how the Renaissance will bring about “change” in Europe. And add one invention or painting that was pivotal to the Renaissance and why.


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