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The Renaissance

The Italian Renaissance Renaissance Rebirth Rebirth of ancient Greek and Roman worlds

Urban society

Secular viewpoint

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

Venice

Florence

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

Burghers

Workers

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

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/art-history-basics/Art-1010/v/renaissance-art-introduction

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/art-history-basics/Art-1010/v/renaissance-art-introduction

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