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1 2. The Intellectual and Artistic Renaissance
World History Class Bilingual Project by: Hortencia Tijerina Treviño

2 Introduction Main ideas:
The most important intellectual movement associated with the Renaissance was humanism. The Renaissance produced many great artists and sculptors such as Michelangelo, Raphael, and Leonardo da Vinci.

3 Notes An important movement of the Renaissance was humanism.
A system of thought that centers on humans and their values and capacities.

4 Notes Humanism was based on the study of the literary works of ancient Greece and Rome.

5 Notes Petrarch was an Italian poet, scholar, and humanist who is considered the father of Italian Renaissance humanism. He used pure classical Latin.

6 Notes Dante’s masterpiece in the Italian vernacular is the Divine Comedy. It is the story of the soul’s journey to salvation.

7 Notes Christine de Pizan was a French woman who wrote in defense of women. She said women could learn as well as men if they could attend the same schools. She was the first professional female writer in history.

8 Notes Students should study history, moral philosophy, eloquence, poetry, mathematics, astronomy, music, physical education. Just a few women studied in schools.

9 Notes A new painting technique was created: the fresco.
A fresco is a painting done in fresh , wet plaster with water based paints.

10 Notes Important developments:
Mastery of perspective. The organization of space and light through geometry. Investigation of movement and human anatomy.

11 Notes The sculptors created art inspired by the ancient Greek and Roman artists. They wanted to reproduce the perfection of the human body.

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