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					                     RENAISSANCE

   Objective: Identify significant Renaissance artists
   Compare and contrast the change in thought from the Middle Ages to the
    Renaissance
   Differentiate between idealism and realism



   FOCUS: Take out a piece of paper. Name 3
    characteristics of the Middle Ages. Why were
    they also called the ‘Dark Ages?’
                   Why Italy?
   Rome
   Italy was at the heart
    of the Commercial
    Revolution-rose out of
    the Middle Ages
    before the rest of
    Europe
   Trade flourished in the
    Italian city-states
   Not only a change in
    economic policy but a
    change in thought.
    What was this shift in
    thought called?
               Humanism
   “Renaissance was a time of
    creativity.”
   Rebirth from the Middle Ages
   Focus on the human experience and
    other worldly things
   Moved away from religious thought in
    art, architecture, science and thought
   A time of the “Renaissance Man”
             Leonardo da Vinci
   Inventor, painter,
    musician, scientist,
    architect, etc.
   Paintings: Last
    Supper, Mona Lisa
   Designed tanks and
    flying machines
   Incredible Mind
Who Painted this?
Michelangelo
         Had many talents:
          sculptor, painter,
          architect, engineer
          and poet
         Painted the roof of
          the Sistine Chapel in
          Rome
         Designed dome of St.
          Peter’s Cathedral
                Machiavelli
   1513 he wrote “the Prince”
   He avoided “idealism” and emphasized
    “realism”
   Focus was “end justifies the means”
   Still a recommended reading for business
    and political leaders today
   “Machiavellian”

				
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