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Arts and Humanities
History of Europe
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What culture was reborn?
Classical Greece and Rome
Where did the new Renaissance culture begin.
Italy was becoming very populated through overseas trade and big towns, so people swapped ideas. This caused for an "intellectual revolution". The Black Plague was also a cause because when little population and money, merchants began to do what they wanted to do. Pope Urban ordered The crusades. Northern Italy. They are city states and not one Italy.
Merchants and the Medici
A rich family, the Medici's were in banking and they are from Florence. Florence is the birth place of Florence. They financially support the arts, they were patrons. Merchants worked hard for what they had so they believed in the potential of humanity. This is humanism.
Greece and Rome
returning to Greeks and romans. Rome is in Italy. They are so close that they see the ruins of rome. and they want to make more of it. The crusades have impacts because they get ideas in greece
they think they are cool because God made humans
What does the word secular mean, and how does this term relate to the Renaissance?
Secular means worldly rather than spiritual and concerned with the here and now. They live for today . This relates to the Renaissance because people started to have partys and wore fancy clothes but before they didn'
What is a patron
A patron is someone that financially supports the arts
Who were patrons of the arts during the Renaissance?
Medici are Patrons. The catholic church was the BIGGEST PATRON. Wealthy merchants were also patron because they had their portraits painted and donated to the art for the city
They don't seek fame but they are inspiration to the man.
Who wrote The Courtier? What was the purpose of this book?
Baldassare Castiglione wrote it and the purpose was to teach a guy and women how to be a Renaissance Man/women.
Was Isabella d'Este your typical "Renaissance Woman"? Why or why not?
She was not because she had power. She built art instead of inspire it and she was great with politics .helps husband from being kidnapped.
What are the characteristics of Renaissance art given in the book?
Religious, realistic, perspective, mythology, individual detail
How many of Da Vinci's paintings have survived
Who sculpted David, the first European sculpture of a large free-standing nude since ancient times?
Who painted the School of Athens?
two Renaissance women who became notable painters.
Anguissola and Gentileschi
3 achievements of Michelangelo
Dome of St.Peters,
The paintings on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel and the Statue of David
What were 2 reasons why people wrote during the Renaissance?
They wrote for self-expression or to portray the individuality of their subjects.
Who do some people call the "Father of Renaissance Humanism"?
14 line poem.
What famous book did Machiavelli write? In this book, what does Machiavelli advise politicians to do?
He wrote The Prince. "The end justifies the means". He says people are stupid and you are the leader. You should lie, steal or whatever so you can stay in power and help country.
Toward the end of the 15th century, where did the Renaissance begin to spread?
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