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Title: The Italian Renaissance


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The Italian Renaissance
  • The word Renaissance means rebirth.
  • Occurred between 1300 and 1600.
  • Began in Italy and spread to the rest of Europe.
  • Revival of the classical traditions of the Greeks
    and Romans.

Characteristics of the Renaissance
  • Renaissance Italy was largely an urban society.
  • The Renaissance was an age of recovery from
    disasters of the 14th century. (Black Death)
  • As a result of this new view of human beings,
    people began to place an emphasis on individual
    ability.
  • Society focused on the secular or wordly rather
    than the spiritual.

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The Italian States
  • The major Italian city-states were Milan, Venice,
    and Florence.
  • Italian traders conducted business with merchants
    from the Islamic world to as far away as England
    and the Netherlands.
  • Milan was the richest of the trading cities.
  • All three major city-states were run by powerful
    merchant/aristocrat families.

The Medici Family
  • Banking family who ruled the city-state of
    Florence.
  • Cosimo de Medici won control of the govt by
    giving large loans to the ruling council.
  • Lorenzo the Magnificent ruled following his
    fathers death as a dictator but kept up the
    appearance of an elected govt.
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