Vasari was the first to use the term "Renaissance" in print, though an awareness of the ongoing "rebirth" in the arts had been in the air from the time of Alberti.
Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci (April 15, 1452 – May 2, 1519, Old Style) was an Italian Renaissance polymath: painter, sculptor, architect...
Question 1: How would you describe the relationshipbetweenpoliticalpower and personalwealth in the Renaissance? Your response should consider both Italy and other areas in Europe.
The relationshipbetweenpoliticalpower and personalwealth in the Renaissance is intimately connected with a strong...
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Charlemagne – was the king that tried to resurrect the Roman Empire. The pope crowned Charlemagne king. He wanted his capital to be like Rome. He encouraged Latin learning throughout the empire to make it more consistent...
church. Throughout the Italian Renaissance, the artists who achieved the most success were the artists who acquired the most notable patrons. Probably the most famous of these patrons were the Medici’s and, like other patrons, they were rich and powerful. The power did not always come directly from...
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Alexander VI - (1492-1503) Corrupt Spanish pope. He was aided militarily and politically by his son Cesare Borgia, who was the hero of The Prince.
Dante Alighieri - Italian poet wrote Inferno and Divine Comedy.
Boccaccio - (1313-1375) Wrote the...
involvement in polis
-muslim and christianity emerge as threats to power
christianity emerged as a threat to the polis
introduced a belief system that said god is more important than the state
Islam and Christianity a threat?
Power greater than the polis - a spiritual monopoly
Fit somewhat with...
In order to understand the Counter Reformation one must consider the political factors and motivators behind them as well as the belief factors when examining clashes with the Catholic Church. The Catholic Church during 16th century experienced a reformation that was both politically and belief driven...
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KEYWORDS Rights. Distributive. Equality. Fairness. Difference Principle. Commutative ABSTRACT Since the Renaissance period in history initiated the act of free thinking and independent thought, there have existed and still exist various notions and perspectives...
The study of honor in Renaissance cities presents an intriguing paradox. On the one hand, honor seemed ‘more dear than life itself’, and provided one of the essential values that shaped the daily lives of urban elites and ordinary city folk. For wealthy merchants and aspiring artisans, honor established...
(1337-1453) Between England and France for the French throne. Edward III of England owed Feudal homage to the King Philip VI, but refused to pay.
Major figures during the Renaissance:
Leonardo Da Vinci-> Mona Lisa;
(1452 – 1519) Leonardo was the supreme Renaissance painter, scientist...
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2. The renaissance
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1. The Renaissance was different from the Middle Ages: In the renaissance made a very big cultural difference, there wasn’t one in the middle ages, and in the renaissance there was lots of writing, not only from religion, but...
Sedentary agricultural societies required more formal political organization in order to exploit the environment effectively. Religious rites of various types also became more important in agricultural societies.
III. Mesopotamia: Between the Two Rivers
Mesopotamia was not...
The Ruling Class
Among the constant facts and tendencies that are to be found in all political organisms, one is so obvious that it is apparent to the most casual eye. In all societies—from societies that are very meagerly developed and have barely attained the dawnings of civilization...
Lecture 2. THE REFORMATION
• Political organisation: and development of Renaissance monarchies, move towards centralised orgnans of administration, expanded bureaucracies, use of media to burnish image of rulers
• Renaissance: individualism, man as autonomous moral agent, capacity to do...
Theme: This course emphasizes relevant factual knowledge about European history from 1450 to the present to highlight intellectual, cultural, political, diplomatic, social and economic developments. In addition, the instructor will provide instruction in analysis and interpretation of a wide variety...
Origins of the Modern Age in Europe
The Modern age in Europe begins with the renaissance, which means rebirth.
During the Modern Age, writers and artists worked to recover the learning of ancient Greece and Rome to apply to their own lives.
The culture of the Renaissance transformed...
cradle of Democracy, which was vital for United States. Where Democracy began. Every educated person should be familiar with Plato.
Ancient Rome – political organization of Roman Republic, senators, system of checks and balances. Parallels to American government.
Origins and early development of Christianity...
approx. 1300 – 1525
City States: No national government Florence, Genoa, Venice Some were rule by despots (Milan) Others were controlled by condottieri, or military men who were independent war lords Florence was a republic In the later years of the Renaissance, these...
transportation of products, aiding in the development of widespread industries.
- Accumulation of capital
The accumulation of wealth in settled communities spurred warfare between communities and/or with pastoralists; this violence drove the development of new technologies of war and urban defense.
Humanism, Classicism, and Individualism
Part of renaissance that has to do with classical means of expression
Ancient art better captured the shapes of the human body, and in architecture better buildings
Plato and Aristotle
Paints used to be made out of egg whites...