Ch. 1 Sec. 2

Northern Renaissance
Renaissance Spreads
• 100 Yr. war ends in 1453
and cities grow rapidly
• Begins in Flanders
• War/Wealthy rulers bring
in ...
NORTHERN HUMANISM
• Focused on Christianity more than
Classics
• Education was the focus
• Desiderius Erasmus (Holland)
– ...
Erasmus
“The Praise of Folly”
“Scarce any kind of men live more (devoted
to pleasure) or with less trouble….To work
miracl...
Shakespeare
• Lived in Elizabethan England
• Performed at the Globe theatre
• Utilized the classics and focused on
human f...
Shakespeare
• Lived in Elizabethan England
• Performed at the Globe theatre
• Utilized the classics and focused on
human f...
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Northern renaissance

  1. 1. Ch. 1 Sec. 2 Northern Renaissance
  2. 2. Renaissance Spreads • 100 Yr. war ends in 1453 and cities grow rapidly • Begins in Flanders • War/Wealthy rulers bring in Italians • More Christian Themed • More focused on realism – Flemish Painters • Printing Press
  3. 3. NORTHERN HUMANISM • Focused on Christianity more than Classics • Education was the focus • Desiderius Erasmus (Holland) – The Praise of Folly (1509) Erasmus- Durer – Criticized church leaders’ exorbitance • Thomas More (England) – Utopia (1516) – Criticized greed, corruption, and War
  4. 4. Erasmus “The Praise of Folly” “Scarce any kind of men live more (devoted to pleasure) or with less trouble….To work miracles is….not in fashion now; to interpret the Scripture, (too bookish); to pray, a sign one has little else to do…and lastly, to die, uncouth; and to be stretched on a cross, infamous.”
  5. 5. Shakespeare • Lived in Elizabethan England • Performed at the Globe theatre • Utilized the classics and focused on human flaws and emotions
  6. 6. Shakespeare • Lived in Elizabethan England • Performed at the Globe theatre • Utilized the classics and focused on human flaws and emotions

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