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  • ITALY: BIRTHPLACE OF THE RENAISSANCE

    A rebirth of learning that produces many great works of art and literature

  • THE RENAISSANCE

    A rebirth of creativity in art, writing, and

    philosophy

  • ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS

    Why Italy? How did the Renaissance change peoples VALUES?

    How did art and literature change during this time?

  • But first a little review of the previous 1000 years

  • 1300-1600

    Florence

    Milan

    Venice

    Rome

    City-States

  • Cities = URBAN

    Country = RURAL

    big population

    economic trade

    breeds new ideas

    slow pace

    isolated

    low education

  • a wealthy merchant class

    develops

    *** Importance of the

    individual

    Achievement in business, politics, etc.

    individual merit

    In the Cities

  • Medici family

    wealthy bankers who control much of

    Florence

  • ARTISTS LOOK TO GREECE AND ROME FOR INSPIRATION

  • Emperor Honorius Rome has perished

  • The Forum

  • CaesarJulius

  • US Supreme Court Building

  • Lincoln Memorial

  • State Capitol Sacramento, CA

  • The Pantheon

  • Humanism

    Intellectual movement focused on human

    potential and achievements

    Humanists study literature, philosophy,

    classical texts, and history

  • Secular

    Not having to do with religion

  • The Renaissance Man

    One who excels in many fields

    *** charming & witty

    classics art

    politics combat dance sing

    The Courtier (1528) Castiglione

  • The Renaissance Women

    Isabella dEste

    she is educated she inspires art

  • VANIS H ING

    PO INT

    Perspective Painting

  • School of Athens by Raphael

  • The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci

  • Leonardo Da Vinci

  • Garden of Earthly Delights (1500)

  • Raphael Sanzio

    REALISM

  • Sofonisba Anguissola

    First female artist to gain international

    fame

  • Books become more accessible

    Texts are written in the vernacular or

    ordinary language of the people

  • MachiavelliThe Prince

    Guide to how rulers can gain and keep

    power

  • The High Renaissance