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Chapter 13 Lesson 3: The Renaissance Spreads

Chapter 13 Lesson 3: The Renaissance Spreads

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Chapter 13 Lesson 3: The Renaissance Spreads

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  1. Chapter 13 Lesson 3: The Renaissance Spreads The Merode Altarpiece ~ Robert Campin 1428

  2. It Spreads • French and English Monarchs took interest in the arts and viewed them as pride in their country so they provided strong financial support to artists. • Italian Renaissance artists interacted with painters throughout Europe spreading ideas. • War in Italy causes many artists to move and take their ideas with them.

  3. Northern Renaissance • The Northern Renaissance differed slightly from the Italian Renaissance. 1. Focused less on the Classics of Greece and Rome 2. More focused on works that detailed everyday life.

  4. Shakespeare • William Shakespeare - wrote comedies, tragedies, and history plays that portrayed realistic human nature. • His most famous works include: Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Julius Caesar, and MacBeath. • Elizabethan Age – A time when England was ruled by Queen Elizabeth I who strongly supported the Renaissance.

  5. Advances in Science and Technology • Scientists developed new theories about the Universe – the earth revolves around the sun in an elliptical orbit while rotating. • Advancements in Anatomy – began dissecting human beings for study. • Explorers began to draw more accurate maps. • Mathematicians introduced numbers in Algebraic equations.

  6. The Printing Press • Most Significant technological advancement was the Printing Press invented by a German Johann Gutenberg. • This was a machine that pressed paper against a full tray of movable type. • Moveable type are letters or words made out of small metal alloy that could be moved around or arranged in different ways. The metal was than covered with ink and paper was rolled through.

  7. Impact of Printing Press • Previously it took months to write one book! Now hundreds of books could be made in same amount of time. • Books became cheaper. More people learned to read. More people began to learn. New Ideas spread. • More people began to write in the Vernacular or their native language. Latin starts to die out. • Bible becomes written in the vernacular so more people could understand it and interpret it for themselves.