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The renaissance in italy

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The renaissance in italy

  1. 1.  Means “rebirth” Time of increased creativity and technology Re-focus on ancient Greece and Rome Spirit of adventure and discovery
  2. 2.  Focus on worldly issues rather than religious issues Education should stimulate creative powers Humanities › Grammar › Writing › Poetry › History
  3. 3.  Birthplace of the Renaissance › location of ancient Rome › Trade with Muslim scholars City-states › controlled by powerful families › Ex: Florence-controlled by Medici family  Patrons of the arts ($$$)
  4. 4.  Look at the map Discussion of #1-3
  5. 5.  Reflected humanism Religious themes Well known people of the day Greek and Roman style More realistic › Emotion › Depth › Perspective › Light and shadow
  6. 6.  Columns Arches Domes Similar to Greece and Rome
  7. 7.  Famous works: › Mona Lisa › The Last Supper Inventor Scientist › Dissected corpses to learn about bone and muscle structure
  8. 8.  Famous works: › David › Sistine Chapel › Pieta “melancholy genius” Architect- dome of St. Peter’s Cathedral
  9. 9.  Famous works › Madonna › School of Athens “Sweet and gracious nature”
  10. 10.  Read green box together Read writing for a new society on your own HW: Ch. 13, sec. 1 Checkpoint Questions (there are four)

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