RENAISSANCE What comes to mind when you hear the word Renaissance?
RENAISSANCE Definition: a period of European history from about 1300 – 1600 CE Where a renewed interest in culture led to changes art, Learning views of the world.
RENAISSANCE So what? The Renaissance was a time of tremendous intellectual growth throughout Europe. Artists, scientists, writers and mathematicians made advances in their respective fields that left an indelible mark on history.
RENAISSANCE …is the French word for REBIRTH… Is rebirth a good term for this period in history?
PRE - RENAISSANCE Middle Ages (500-1500 CE) Concern with the church and religion How do I get to heaven? Black Death (plague) killed 1/3 scary and dangerous. people turned to God and the church… why?
PRE - RENAISSANCE Europe emerged from Middle Ages very strong.. Financial, artistic and scientific growth.
What changed? Art and architecture New materials, subjects and techniques Oil paints Perspective Humanistic
What changed? Innovations in navigation and cartography New trade routes led explorers to sources of exotic foods, spices, silks, gold and silver. Slaves?
What changed? Significant inventions and advancements mathematics, machinery, medicine, astronomy and physics.
HUMANISM…. What is humanism? How does this differ from what was going on the Middle Ages?