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Title: The Renaissance Moves North

The Renaissance Moves North
Renaissance Spreads North
  • Northern Europe recovered more slowly from the
    Black Death
  • Began in Flanders and spread to Spain, France,
    Germany England

Northern Renaissance Artists
  • Albrecht Durer
  • Studied in Italy
  • Engravings Design sketched on a metal plate with
  • Spread ideas of Italian Renaissance
  • German Leonardo
  • Peter Paul Rubens
  • Blended realism with classical themes
  • Paintings portray pagan figures from the
    classical past

Northern Humanists
  • Erasmus
  • Priest
  • Called for translation of the bible into the
    vernacular (everyday language of the people)
  • Wrote The Praise of Folly to expose ignorant and
    immoral behavior of many people, including clergy.
  • Thomas More
  • Called for social reform
  • Wrote Utopia
  • Ideal society in which men and women live in
    peace and harmony
  • Utopian- now describes any ideal society

William Shakespeare
  • English poet playwright
  • Wrote 37 plays that are still
  • performed around the world
  • Vastly enriched the English
  • language
  • 1700 words appeared for the first time in his

The Printing Revolution
  • Johann Gutenburg (Germany)
  • Printed first complete edition of the Bible using
    the first printing press and printing inks of the
  • The Chinese have practiced the form of printing
    (movable type) from an early time.
  • But printing from blocks was slow and costly. The
    art was revolutionized by Gutenburg by building
    on earlier advances.

The Printing Revolution
  • By 1500, more than 20 million volumes of the
    Bible had been printed
  • Brought immense changes
  • Printed books cheaper easier to produce
  • Books more readily available more people learned
    to read
  • Broader range of knowledge
  • Europeans were exposed to new ideas

Whos Who of the Northern Renaissance?
  • On the BACK of the chart from yesterday, add the
    following people
  • Albrecht Durer
  • Erasmus
  • Thomas More
  • Miguel de Cervantes
  • Johann Gutenburg
  • Answer the same questions from the front
    (Achievements, What did he do to represent the
    characteristics of the Renaissance?)
  • Turn in to the tray when you are finished. Due at
    the END of the period.
  • You will have a quiz over every person on your
    chart on Tuesday, 1/10. It will be fill in the
    blank with a word bank.