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Title: Renaissance


1
Renaissance
  • Chapter 17
  • SSWH9a,b,c,g

2
Trade Commerce Change Town Life
  • Towns were ctrs for trade shipping
  • Luxury goods (silk, spices, porcelain) could be
    purchased
  • Guilds (unions) contribute to build churches

3
Town Life During the Middle Ages
  • Towns small-society based on agriculture/most ppl
    live in country
  • Lords/Nobles had most of power
  • Owned land
  • Provided protection to towns via knights
  • Status determined by birth
  • Society
  • Power
  • Status

4
Town Life During the Renaissance
  • Towns grew - based on commerce
  • Ppl move to cities
  • Merchants had most of power
  • Limited power of lords
  • Influenced politics
  • Gained ctrl by organizing banks
  • Status determined by wealth ability
  • Society
  • Power
  • Status

5
The Growth of Italian City-StatesHow did
Florence become the most influential city-state?
  • Purchased luxury goods from east resold at huge
    profit
  • Strong ties w/ Muslim merchants
  • Sold insurance to sea traders to protect
    investments
  • Created banks that gave loans exchanged
    currencies

6
What was the Renaissance why did it begin in
Italy?
  • Renaissance French for rebirth refers to
    revival of arts/learning
  • Renaissance flourished in Italy WHY??
  • Wealthy class invested in the arts

7
Why People Became Interested in Ancient Culture
  • Crusades made Europeans eager to learn about
    world
  • Scholars thought ancient Greek Roman writings
    would solve problems

8
A Fascination with Classical Cultures
  • Niccolo Machiavelli The Prince
  • Leaders should do whatever is needed to achieve
    goals

9
A Fascination with Classical Cultures
  • Michelangelo painter, sculptor, architect
  • Sistine Chapel, La Pieta
  • Leonardo Da Vinci painter, sculptor, inventor,
    engineer
  • Renaissance Man
  • Mona Lisa, Last Supper

10
Michelangelo--Sistine Chapel
11
Michelangelo La Pieta
12
Leonardo da VinciThe Last Supper
13
Leonardo da VinciMona Lisa
14
A Belief in Human Potential
  • Humanism-each person should develop talents thru
    politics, sports arts
  • Emphasized individual worth achievement
  • Study classics create better world

15
A New Type of Scholar Called a Humanist
  • 1456 Johannes Gutenburg invents movable type
  • Books become avx
  • Writers
  • Dante wrote in vernacular
  • Petrarch Father of Humanism
  • Erasmus All ppl should study Bible

16
Gutenburg Printing Press
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