Leo, a renaissance man


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Leo, a renaissance man

  1. 1. Leonardo daVinciA truly Renaissance Man
  2. 2. This is a self-portrait of Leonardo daVinci.He is the perfect example of a trulyRenaissance man. But why?
  3. 3. Because he was an expert in several areas,such as painting, drawing, sketching, science,anatomy, engineering, music, writing,architecture, etc. He was a great inventor,too.
  4. 4. Watch this video to learn more aboutLeonardo’s life and genius.Then, answer thequestions and complete the sentences on yourworksheet:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A5Ri8HQ1E2Q
  5. 5. He was born in 1452.1.When was Leonardo born?
  6. 6. He was borninVinci,northern Italy.2.Where was Leonardo born?
  7. 7. He was 15 years old.3. How old was he when hemoved to Florence?
  8. 8. 4.The Renaissance was a revivalof ___ and ___ in _____, notseen since the time of theancient ___ and ___.
  9. 9. Classical gods and godesses in BotticellisSpring4.The Renaissancewas a revival of artand learning inEurope, not seensince the time ofthe ancientGreeks andRomans.
  10. 10. 5.What scientific subjects didLeonardo study?He studiedastronomy,anatomy,botany andgeology.
  11. 11. 6.What is Leonardo bestknown as today?He is best known as an artistand inventor.
  12. 12. 7.What were some of hisinventions?Some of hisinventionswere ships,planes andweapons ofwar.
  13. 13. 8.What was peculiar aboutLeonardo’s handwriting?He was left-handed and hewrotebackwards.Go to Leos writing
  14. 14. 9.What do you need to readhis writings then?You need a mirror!
  15. 15. 10.Who did he go to workfor in 1482?He went to work for theDuke of Milan.
  16. 16. 11. Name some of the projectsLeonardo was working on at thistime.He was workingon plans for anideal city. He alsodesigned anarmoured car(tank).
  17. 17. 12.What was Leonardo’sgreatest dream?Hisgreatestdream wasfor humansto fly.
  18. 18. Château du Clos Lucé13.Where did he spend hislast three years of life?He spent hislast threeyears of life inFrance.
  19. 19. Leonardos tombstone14.When did he die and howold was he?He died in 1519.He was 67 yearsold.