The Legacy of the Renaissance in Palm Beach County, FL . Chris Walker 11/15/12 World History V12 4.03
Renaissance Legacy-ArchitectureThis image of St. Mark’s Greek Orthodox Church in Boca Raton reflects Renaissance architecture.Humanism during the Renaissance adopted classical Greek architectural influences, which can be seen in St. Mark’s symmetry and its columns. The Byzantine influence was also an inspiration to Renaissance architecture, and is reflected in the dome of St. Mark’s. St. Mark’s Greek Orthodox Church in Boca Raton, FL.
Renaissance Legacy-ArtThis photo was taken at the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach. Many Renaissance paintings by actual Renaissance artists are on display and people still flock to gaze at their beauty.Renaissance art reflected the ideas of humanism and showed human beings in the real world without regard to The Gayle and Paul Gross Gallery on religion with the use of the third floor of the Nessel Wing at shadow and perspective. the Norton Museum of Art displays many Renaissance paintings.
Renaissance Legacy-LiteratureThis image represents literature from the Renaissance. William Shakespeare wrote plays during this time, and they continue to be re-enacted by people today.Shakespeare’s plays reflected humanism because his characters showed human emotions and character faults. This theater troop does improvisational versions of A poster of a theater troop performing improvisational Shakespeare’s plays with a Shakespeare plays at the Kravis modern twist. Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach, Fl.
Renaissance Legacy-InventionsThis image of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone is one of many in her best- selling book series.Duplication of these books would not have been possible without the invention of the printing press during the Renaissance.Humanism is reflected in modern literature as authors are free to Harry Potter is one of the write about topics other than best-selling book series of religion without being all time, made possible by the invention of the persecuted. (Most of the time) printing press.
Renaissance Legacy-ScienceThis image of a poster of upcoming events at the Dekelboum Planetarium in West Palm Beach expands on the Renaissance interest in astronomy.During the Renaissance, in contrast to the beliefs of the church, humanists had a renewed interest in astronomy, and Copernicus’s theory of the sun A poster of upcoming events at the & being the center of the universe Dekelboum Planetarium at the and the Earth revolved around South Florida Science Museum in West it. This theory still prevails Palm Beach, FL. today.