Renaissance

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Renaissance

The Renaissance

Renaissance, literally “rebirth,” the period in European civilization following the Middle Ages; characterized by a surge of interest in Classical learning and values. http://www.britannica.com/

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Raphael is best known for his "Madonnas," including the Sistine Madonna, and for his large figure compositions in the Palace of the Vatican in Rome. (Bio.com)

Michelangelo: His works include the "David" and "Pieta" statues and the ceiling paintings of Rome's Sistine Chapel, including the "Last Judgment."

Renaissance, literally “rebirth,” the period in European civilization immediately following the Middle Ages; characterized by a surge of interest in Classical learning and values.

Home of the Catholic Church.Popes commissioned famous artists and architects to beautify Rome. Michelangelo, Raphael, and Botticelli.

Venice was the wealthiest city-state of the Renaissance. It was a port city on the Mediterranean. Venice maintained hundreds of merchant ships and warships, and thousands of sailors.

Da Vinci: Master of realism ' perspectiveStudied human anatomy (cadavers) to be as accurate as possibleSculptor, painter, astronomer, inventor – a true “Renaissance Man”

Over his career he developed a style of lifelike, highly emotional sculptures and a reputation second only to Michelangelo's (history.com)

MachiavelliItalian philosopher, diplomat, poet, musician, playwright..Best known for The Prince. “The Ends Justify the Means”“It was better to be feared than to be loved”

Medici FamilyRuled Florence, 13th - 17th CenturiesTried to make Florence the most beautiful city in the world.

Petrarch: “Father of Humanism”Petrarch was a scholar and poet who was responsible for the recovery of manuscripts and works of Greek and Roman writers.


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