THE RENAISSANCE IN THE NORTHCh. 13, sec. 2
THE PRINTING REVOLUTION   Johann Gutenberg     Invented the printing press     Printed the first complete      edition ...
FLANDERS              Birthplace of the               northern               Renaissance              Center of trade-  ...
VAN EYCK-PORTRAIT OFGIOVANNIARNOLFINI ANDHIS WIFE
BRUEGEL- WINTER LANDSCAPE WITH SKATERSAND A BIRD TRAP
RUBENS- THE MASSACRE OF THE INNOCENTS
ALBRECHT DURER German    painter “Leonardo of the  North” Travelled to Italy to  study art Also mastered the art  of e...
NORTHERN HUMANISTS AND WRITERS Focused   on education Wanted   religious ad moral reform Many began writing in everyday...
ERASMUS           Priest and humanist           Wanted the Bible to be            translated into the common            ...
SIR THOMAS MORE Humanist writer Wrote Utopia     ideal society     peace and harmony     all are educated     everyo...
RABELAIS            French humanist            Monk, physician,             scholar, author            Wrote Gargantua ...
SHAKESPEARE   Poet and playwright   Wrote 37 plays- still performed    today   Universal themes- love, tragedy,    come...
The renaissance in the north
The renaissance in the north
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The renaissance in the north

  1. 1. THE RENAISSANCE IN THE NORTHCh. 13, sec. 2
  2. 2. THE PRINTING REVOLUTION Johann Gutenberg  Invented the printing press  Printed the first complete edition of the Christian Bible Books became cheaper Easier to produce What was the impact of the printing press?
  3. 3. FLANDERS  Birthplace of the northern Renaissance  Center of trade- spread of ideas  Flemish Painters  Jan Van Eyck  Pieter Bruegel- scenes of peasants  Peter Paul Rubens
  4. 4. VAN EYCK-PORTRAIT OFGIOVANNIARNOLFINI ANDHIS WIFE
  5. 5. BRUEGEL- WINTER LANDSCAPE WITH SKATERSAND A BIRD TRAP
  6. 6. RUBENS- THE MASSACRE OF THE INNOCENTS
  7. 7. ALBRECHT DURER German painter “Leonardo of the North” Travelled to Italy to study art Also mastered the art of engraving Often portrayed religious upheaval
  8. 8. NORTHERN HUMANISTS AND WRITERS Focused on education Wanted religious ad moral reform Many began writing in everyday language of the common people, instead of Latin Appealed to the middle class
  9. 9. ERASMUS  Priest and humanist  Wanted the Bible to be translated into the common vernacular  Two core beliefs:  Be open minded  Show good will toward others  Hated the corruption in the Catholic church
  10. 10. SIR THOMAS MORE Humanist writer Wrote Utopia  ideal society  peace and harmony  all are educated  everyone works Many believe achieve a Utopian society is impossible.
  11. 11. RABELAIS  French humanist  Monk, physician, scholar, author  Wrote Gargantua and Pantagruel  Surface level- Story of two gentle giants  Deeper meaning- metaphor for religious and educational reform
  12. 12. SHAKESPEARE Poet and playwright Wrote 37 plays- still performed today Universal themes- love, tragedy, comedy “not for an age, but for all time”

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