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Unit 2 - Renaissance

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  • Once I had a chance to see Michelangelo's David and I have to confess that it was one of my best experience in the world of fine art. I was standing in front of it for about 10 minutes and I could not take off my eyes from the beauty of the sculpture. I was so fascinated that never before and after. Michelangelo knew something that no other creators did.<br /><br/>
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Unit 2 - Renaissance

  1. 1. So You Say You Want a Revolution? Bronx Lab School Global History 10 Unit 2
  2. 2. Today’s Topic <ul><li>THE RENAISSANCE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Renaissance means ‘Re-Birth’ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Starts in Italy in the late 1300’s </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spreads North over next 200 years </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Today’s Topic <ul><li>THE RENAISSANCE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Focuses on return to “Classic” knowledge in Arts, Literature, and Architecture (think Greeks and Romans) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Key Idea is called Humanism </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Where are we?
  5. 5. Key Ideas <ul><li>Humanism: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Individual humans are important and significant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Life on earth is important </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What does this look like in: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Art? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Literature? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Architecture? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Politics? </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Our Key Questions <ul><li>What is being created or investigated? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the revolution or change? </li></ul>
  7. 7. What is being created or investigated? <ul><li>Creating: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Art </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Literature </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Architecture </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Investigating: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Classic (Greco-Roman) World </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Truth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rationality </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NOT Traditional Religion </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. What is the revolution or change? <ul><li>Before: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus on Afterlife </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Individuals not important </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Little focus on learning and arts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Dark” Ages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Age of “Faith” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>After </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus on this life </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Individuals are important </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus on learning “Classics” to inspire learning and arts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Re-birth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Age of Reason </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Key People <ul><li>Leonardo Da Vinci </li></ul><ul><li>Michelangelo </li></ul><ul><li>Niccolo Machiavelli </li></ul>
  10. 10. Leonardo Da Vinci <ul><li>What did he create/investigate? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Painting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Science/Anatomy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>For what change was he responsible? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The true Renaissance Man </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exemplifies the Liberal Arts </li></ul></ul>
  11. 14. Michelangelo <ul><li>What did he create/investigate? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sculpture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Painting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Architecture </li></ul></ul><ul><li>For what change was he responsible? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus on beauty of human form </li></ul></ul>
  12. 18. Machiavelli <ul><li>What did he create/investigate? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Political Government (What form of government) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>For what change was he responsible? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First to argue authority comes from people, not from God </li></ul></ul>

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