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renaissance italy

Renaissance Italy

http://www.kmkz.com/jonesj/gallery/renaissance%20italy%5B1%5D.jpg

Note: All other images are from Microsoft clip art

why it s important
Why It’s Important
  • humanism- belief in the importance of people
  • Renaissance- French word meaning “rebirth”
  • people became interested in the world around them
the italian city states
The Italian City-States
  • Italy- center of Renaissance; made of independent city-states; wealthy from trade
  • powerful families took control and ruled
    • gained loyalty by having parades & entertainment
    • built churches & palaces
    • schools made to educate rich boys
city life
City Life
  • merchants & shopkeepers live above their shops
  • rich large houses w/

courtyards

  • most people were poor
  • piazza- central square (buy goods, see parades, talk to friends, etc)
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City Life
  • marriages were arranged (did not marry for love)
  • men wore tunics & tights
  • women wore flowing dresses
  • rich wore bright colors
florence
Florence
  • Renaissance began here
  • Lorenzo de Medici- ruler (in 1478)
    • nicknamed “the Magnificent”
    • made Florence center for art and learning

http://www.abm-enterprises.net/medici.jpg

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Florence
  • Savonarola- monk who overthrew the Medicis (1494)
    • got rid of parties, gambling, horse-racing, etc.
    • supporters burned paintings, books, fancy clothes, & musical instruments
    • hanged 4 years later for heresy

(for falsely claiming to see religious visions)

  • Medicis returned to power

http://www.tracts.ukgo.com/images/savonarola2.jpg

the papal states
The Papal States
  • Popes lost power
    • acted more like political rulers than church leaders
  • Rodrigo Borgia became Pope Alexander VI in 1492 by bribing cardinals
    • made an army; lost land
    • died in 1503

http://images3.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20101102233060/assassinscreed/images/b/b7/Rodrigo_Borgia.jpg

venice
Venice
  • Renaissance ‘arrived’ late in the 1500s b/c Venetians looked to Constantinople for art and literature
  • Venice had canals
    • business district called The Rialto
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Venice
  • ruled by wealthy merchants
    • controlled the Council of Ten, who decided guilt or innocence
    • choose official ruler called the ‘doge’ (had little power, controlled by Council of Ten)
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