the renaissance 17 cards

Tagged as: art, anatomy, religion, literature, history

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the renaissance

-began in italy and spread north -1300-1517 -cities expanded -exploring world, realizing world is large -humanism

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humanism

study of classical culture and worldly subjects

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ART

-humanist concerns and individual achievement -religious figures in roman and break architecture -new techniques: perspective, shading, realism

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perspective

makes things look 3D

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shading

adding a source of light so things look more round and realistic

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realism

human anatomy studied to make pieces

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ARTISTS

leonardo da vinci michelangelo raphael

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leonardo da vinci

famous for using realism mona lisa

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michaelangelo

sculptor engineer painter architect and poet david

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raphael

artist whose paintings blend christian and classical styles madonna of the meadow

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LITERATURE

how to books

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baldassare catigliones

book of the courtier: how to become a member of the upper class

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machiavelli

the prince how you gain and maintain power

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THE NORTHERN RENAISSANCE

-mid 1400s -late start because of the middle ages and black plague -in flanders (modern france, belgium and netherlands) -artists -changes in literature -the printing revolution

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artists

albrecht Durer, Jan and hubert van eyck, peter bruegel, peter paul rubens

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changes in literature

written in common vernacular -william shakespeare:wrote dramatic tales and comedies, 37 plays and poems (1700 words that he made up)

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printing revolution

-johann Gutenberg: prints first bible in 1456 (germany) -by 1500, more that 20 million books are printed -effects of printing revolution: more books=cheaper, knowledge grows