Chapter 15 Section 1. The Italian Renaissance. The Italian Renaissance. Main Idea In Italy the growth of wealthy trading cities and new ways of thinking helped lead to a rebirth of the arts and learning. This era became known as the Renaissance. Objectives:
The Italian Renaissance
In Italy the growth of wealthy trading cities and new ways of thinking helped lead to a rebirth of the arts and learning. This era became known as the Renaissance.
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With Good Company
The Rise of City-States
The Beginning of the Renaissance
Michelangelo’s painting was different from the art of the Middle Ages, and only one way in which European society began changing after the 1300s.
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New World of Ideas
As the economy and society changed, new ideas began to appear. This period of interest and developments in art, literature, science and learning is known as the Renaissance, French for “rebirth.”
“How we live is so different from how we ought to live that he who studies what ought to be done rather than what is done will learn the way to his downfall rather than to his preservation.” ― Niccolò Machiavelli
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(that was published as Copernicus lay on his deathbed),
Copernicus proposed that the Sun, not the Earth,
was the center of the Solar System. Such a model is called a heliocentric system.
The ordering of the planets known to Copernicus in this new system is illustrated in the following figure, which we recognize as the modern ordering
of those planets.
The arts a reflection of the new humanist spirit
Medieval artists—idealized and symbolic representations
Renaissance artists depicted what they observed in nature
Renaissance artists wanted to paint the natural world as realistically as possible.
Leonardo da Vinci
The Virgin of the Rocks
1499Marble, height 174 cm, width at the base 195 cmBasilica di San Pietro, Vatican
Statue of David
Competition Among Patrons
Styles and Techniques
What were some important new ideas of the Renaissance?
What was the ideal of Renaissance art?
The Renaissance Spreads North
Trade, the movement of artists and scholars, and the development of printing helped spread Renaissance ideas north from Italy.
Sir Thomas More
Christine de Pisan
Northern humanists expressed their own ideas
Combined interests of theology, fiction and history
Created philosophical works, novels, dramas, and poems
Shakespeare and His Characters
Like literary counterparts, northern European artists influenced by Italian Renaissance
Dürer and Others