The Renaissance. 1300-1600 Western Europe. What’s going on?!?. The Renaissance is a period of great change in Western Europe – The word Renaissance means REBIRTH. This period began right after the plague and war in the Middle Ages.
The Renaissance is a period of great change in Western Europe – The word Renaissance means REBIRTH.
This period began right after the plague and war in the Middle Ages.
People began to become more creative while simultaneously questioning the church.
The Renaissance began in Italy– Centered around City-States such as Florence
These big cities were the centers of new ideas!
destroying much of the infrastructure of the cities.
“Patron of the arts”
The Medici Family in Florence supported and ruled the arts.
Funded the beginnings of the Renaissance
The Classics- Ancient Roman and Greek Text were studied and their ideas were passed throughout Europe.
Humanism is the study of classical times- history, philosophy, and literature
Many upper-class women were
People were disgruntled with the
church after the plague.
Secular life began to develop
This separates God and everyday life.
‘eat, drink, and be merry’
God will not be mad.
Prior to the Renaissance all texts were written in LATIN Now people are writing in their native language (i.e. French, English, German, and Italian) this is called VERNACULAR
The printing press was created by Johannes Guttenberg in Germany.
The advent of the Printing Press in 1455 allowed for the spread of ideas and literature in the form of PRINTED BOOKS!
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