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The Italian Renaissance Renaissance Rebirth Rebirth of ancient Greek and Roman worlds
Age of Recovery
Emphasis on the Individual
The Italian StatesCity-states in northern and central Italy remained independent and prospered from trade with both the Byzantine Empire and Islamic civilizations to the east.
City-states included: Milan
Machiavelli Niccolo Machiavelli The Prince
Rejected Middle Age belief that a ruler ought to behave based on Christian principles. Instead, he believed that a rulers behavior should be based on an understanding of human nature.
Renaissance Society The NobilityHeld important political posts and served as advisors to the king
The Book of Courtier
Peasants and Townspeople Patricians
Humanism A focus on the individual
Greek and Latin classics contained both all the lessons one needed to lead a moral and effective life
Change in literature, education and art