Chapter 15 Section : The Italian Renaissance
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People who specialized in study the humanities. Included studying grammer, history, poetry, and rhetoric.
An art technique that makes different objects look smaller in the background and it was to create an illusion of depth on a flat canvas.
Rebirth - was both a philosophical and artistic movement. Movement following the Middle Ages that centered on revival of interest in the classical learning of Greece and Rome; French word meaning "rebirth."
She was intelligent and powerful and used her wealth to support artists and scholars.
One of the first humanists. Scholar, teacher and wrote poetry. Felt it was important to lead a full life here on Earth. Wrote Poetry - "sonnets to Laura" considered some of the greatest love poems in Literature.
A Florentine diplomat and historian. Worked to describe a goverment based on the way in which it worked. Looked to the ancient Romans as models. "...Much safer to be feared than loved."
Lenardo da Vinci
Architect, engineer, painter, sculptor, and scientist. His science and math knowledge helped him to create his paintings. Most famous paintings - last summer and Mona Lisa
Master of Renaissance art. Painted the Sistine Chapel at the Vatican. Wrote poetry and helped to design St. Peter's in rome. Sculpted David
What were the main features of Renaissance humanist thought?
humanist thought focused on studying the classics, taking a critical approach, and admiring human achievement.
In what way does Machiavelli's work differ from that of other humanists?
Machiavelli foucused more on the aspects of governement rather than on the people. The lack of concern for conventional morality in the prints sets him apart from other humanists of that time.
How did Renaissance and medievel art differ from each other?
Renaissance artists created realistic scenes and images. Medieval art was more about the world beyond everyday life. Medieval focused of religion, while Renaissance focused on realistic scenes and images.