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Northern Europe Renaissance Thomas More Utopia William Shakespeare Gutenberg’s Printing Press. Northern Renaissance p 480-485. European cities grew after Plague and 100 Years’ War (1450s) Wealthy city merchants had money to sponsor artists Kings and rulers also became patrons to artists.
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Northern Europe RenaissanceThomas More UtopiaWilliam ShakespeareGutenberg’s Printing Press
Northern Renaissance p 480-485 • European cities grew after Plague and 100 Years’ War (1450s) • Wealthy city merchants had money to sponsor artists • Kings and rulers also became patrons to artists
Pieter Bruegel’s Peasant Wedding Northern Renaissance Raphael’s Marriage of the Virgin Southern Renaissance Art
Add to notes • What new ideas grew from the Northern Renaissance artists?
New Humanist ideas Christian Humanists criticized Church which failed to inspire people They want to reform society by promoting education and good morals Erasmus “The Praise of Folly” poked fun of negative people, believed in Christianity of the heart, not rituals or ceremonies Thomas More “Utopia” shows a better model of society Utopia has come to mean an ideal or perfect place
Erasmus(1466-1536) Dutch humanist Pushed for a Vernacular form of the Bible “I disagree very much with those who are unwilling that Holy Scripture, translated into the vernacular, be read by the uneducated . . . As if the strength of the Christian religion consisted in the ignorance of it” Wanted to reform the Catholic Church Wrote: The Praise of Folly Used humor to show the immoral and ignorant behavior of people, including the clergy. He felt people would be open minded and be kind to others.
Sir Thomas More(1478-1535) English Humanist Wrote: Utopia A book about a perfect society in which men and women live in harmony, there is no private property, no one is lazy, all people are educated and the justice system is used to end crime instead of executing criminals
Elizabethan Age of England mid 1500s • Named after Queen Elizabeth, she was well educated and supported English art and literature • William Shakespeare- most famous writer, known for his plays that show human drama and amazing writing abilities • Macbeth, Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet are some plays
Printing Press • 1440 Johann Gutenberg created a printing press which improved how cheaply and fast books can be produced • 1455 the 1st complete Bible was printed using this process • Now more access to information, more people will read and pass ideas