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The Renaissance. Out from Under the Dust. 1. What is a Renaissance?. Renaissance means A new birth A revival Refers to the revival of the Classical art, literature, philosophies, and practices of the Greek and Roman Empires. 2. Italian Renaissance.

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    1. The Renaissance • Out from Under the Dust 1

    2. What is a Renaissance? • Renaissance means • A new birth • A revival • Refers to the revival of the Classical art, literature, philosophies, and practices of the Greek and Roman Empires 2

    3. Italian Renaissance • Originated in Florence Italy in the 14th century • Why Italy? • Why Florence? 3

    4. Italian Renaissance • Italy’s location along the Mediterranean made it a key trading area for Asian, Middle Eastern, and European traders. • Italian merchants were wealthy by the time of the Black Plague, leaving them with excess cash and no market to sell to. • Many turned to patronizing the arts 4

    5. Italian Renaissance • Why Florence? • No one can say for sure • Historian suggest that the Medici family’s decision to live in Florence brought the Renaissance to life • Medici’s were bankers whose wealth supported a host of artists, sculptors, scientists, writers, etc. • They ran the city and others followed their lead 5

    6. Italian Renaissance • After the collapse of Feudalism and the Manor system, serfs ran to the cities • Italian cities were the first to grow in size due to their location to ports. • The more people the greater the chance of finding a great artist 6

    7. Italian Renaissance Art • Artistic achievements: • Focused on classical ideas • Marble sculptures • Realism • Focus on the human form • New Ideas: • Perspective • Shadows • Beauty of nature and the human body 7

    8. Renaissance versus Medieval art • Renaissance art reflects classical ideas of the human form and nature while medieval art focuses on religious figures and biblical versus 8

    9. Famous Renaissance Artists • Leonardo Da Vinci • True Renaissance • Man who learned to • do a variety of things • during his life 9

    10. Famous Artists • Michelango Buonarotti • David, Sistine Chapel 10

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    12. Famous Artists • Donatello • David: bronze statue with the head of Goliath at his feet 12

    13. Renaissance Artists • Raphael Shadows Perspective 13

    14. Renaissance Philosophy • Greek and Roman manuscripts were translated in monastaries throughout Europe, leading to a rebirth of philosophical thoughts • People are not as concerned about death and finding food, so they can focus on improvement 14

    15. Humanism • Method of learning developed in Renaissance Europe • Focus on • The genius of human thought • Classical texts • Poetry, grammar, ethics, rhetoric • The idea that you should justify ideas and actions 15

    16. Other beliefs of the Renaissance • Justification of beliefs and values • To see virtue and the possibilities in all people • Scientific thoughts • Sought to make people better human beings 16

    17. Machiavelli • Politician from Florence • studied leadership and values of good leaders • Wrote The Prince, a “how to” book for future leaders • Also wrote a 15th century book about the Art of War 17

    18. Renaissance Literature in England • Shakespeare • Tragedies much like the Greek classics • Comedies as well • Romance 18