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7 4 power point

  1. 1. The world of European culture<br />
  2. 2. DO NOW <br />Do you believe literature is vital in society today?<br />
  3. 3. MANNERISM<br />An artistic movement that immerged in Italy in the 1520s and 1530s<br />Its marked the end of the renaissance by breaking down the principles of harmony, balance and moderation<br />Spread from Italy to all parts of Europe <br />It reached its high point with the work of “ El Greco”<br />El Greco- found no success with his work in Italy due to his criticism of Michelangelo, so moved to Spain and found success there<br />His work reflected the religious turmoil of the time<br />
  4. 4. The Baroque Period<br />Movement that replaced Mannerism in the end of the 16th century and spread quickly<br />Seen in Catholic buildings such as in Vienna, Prague, Brussels and Madrid<br />Brought together renaissance art and spiritual feelings – and displayed a search for power<br />A great figure of this period is Gian Lorenzo Bernini- who made the “Throne of Saint Peter”<br />Artemisia Gentileschi- first women to be elected to the Florentine Academy of Design<br />Peter Paul Rubens- artist, diplomat and scholar in Flanders best known for depicting human form in action<br />
  5. 5. England’s Shakespeare<br />Known as the Elizabethan era<br />Drama and art expressed energy of the era<br />The Elizabethan theaters were very successful business<br />These theaters were made to be enjoyed by the poor and rich<br />William Shakespeare -was a very famous play composer of the time, and viewed as a universal genius <br />
  6. 6. Spain’s Cervantes and Vega<br />The “ Don Quixote” was a crowning achievement by Miguel de Cervantes<br />Readers of this story are left with the convection that both visionary dreams and hard work of reality are necessary to the human condition<br />Theaters in Spain were the most creative forms of expression in Spain’s golden era<br />Standards for playwrights were set by Lope de Vega<br />He wrote over 1500 plays<br />
  7. 7. Thomas Hobbes<br />Wrote the “Leviathan”- a wrote of political thought to try to deal with problems of disorder in England due to the revolutionary upheavals <br />He believed in absolute power and believed also that order should be kept in society<br />
  8. 8. John Locke<br />Made the “ Two Treatises of Government” which appeared in 1690<br />Believed that before modernization humans were all equal and free<br />He also believed that the government had the obligation to help its people and for its people to help the government<br />These ideas were used to support demands of constitutional government, the rule of law and the protection of rights<br />He also believed in natural rights, these rights were rights which all humans were born with<br />These rules can be found in the American Declaration of Independence and the U.S Constitution <br />

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