The Renaissance

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The Renaissance

Sixtus VI appointed as the Pope. More major building projects take place, including the Sistine Chapel.

Michealangelo works on David (1504) and paints the roof of the Sistine Chapel (1508-12)

April 6thFrancesco Petrarch is crowned Poet Laureate. To most historians, this day marks the journey out of the dark ages and into the Renaissance.

First printing press!Gutenberg was the firs European to use moveable type printing through the use of a wooden printing press. This allowed for the mass production of books and the bible.

Renaissance

Death of the most remarkable, a Renaissance man, Leonardo Da Vinci...

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1397

1401

1439

1417-1426

1471

1940

1519

Giovanni de Medici moves to FlorenceHe fuelled the movement by paying artists for their work. It was mainly the rich that could afford luxuries such as paintings.

Ghiberti won the right to sculpt the Northern doors of The Baptistry

Brunelleschi starts work on Florence Catherdral

Leonardo da Vinci paints the Mona Lisa (1505)


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