Presentation on theme: "THE RENAISSANCE 1500-1660 A time in history remembered for enormous growth in art, literature, music, architecture, Science, exploration and technology."— Presentation transcript:
1 THE RENAISSANCEA time in history remembered for enormous growth in art, literature, music, architecture, Science, exploration and technology.
2 The Renaissance was a time of renewal Renaissance means rebirth, and Europe was recovering from the Dark ages and the plague.People had lost their faith in the church and began to put more focus on human beings.
3 Where did it take place? Begun in Italy Spread throughout Europe Came late to England and blossomedDuring the Elizabethan Era
4 Medieval art and literature focused on the Church and salvation Renaissance ArtThe Renaissance produced new ideas that were reflected in the arts, philosophy, and literature.Patrons, wealthy from newly expanded trade, sponsored works which glorified city-states in northern Italy.Medieval art and literature focused on the Church and salvationRenaissance art and literature focused on individuals and worldly matters, along with Christianity
5 Michelangelo Famous Artists Born in 1475 in a small town near Florence, is considered to be a genius in regards to art and sculpture.
6 Sistine ChapelPope Julius II summoned Michelangelo to Rome to work on his most famous project, the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.
7 Painter, Sculptor, Architect, Engineer, mathematician, and inventor. Leonardo da VinciPainter, Sculptor, Architect, Engineer, mathematician, and inventor.
8 Leonardo da Vinci’s also studied science and engineering Leonardo da Vinci’s also studied science and engineering. A journal left to friends after his death revealed diagrams and notes—later considered the inspiration for modern science and technology.
9 Literature flourished during the Renaissance This can be greatly attributed to Johannes GutenbergIn 1455 Gutenberg printed the first book produced by using moveable type:The Bible
10 Renaissance Literature and Drama Shakespeare wrote 37 play categorized as comedies, tragedies and histories.Christopher Marlowe was an English dramatist and poet.Dante the greatest of Italian poetsRenaissance theatre derived from medieval theatre, such as mystery plays that formed a part of religious festivals in England and was a favorite past time of the period.
11 Other Renaissance Topics Society: The daily lives of men and women.Entertainment and CelebrationsLeadership of Italy and EnglandLaw and order/Crime and PunishmentScientistsMaritime powerAstrology/astronomy and magicCommon illnesses and treatmentsSports and competition
13 Exploration and Explorers Francis Drake: famous for leading first English circumnavigation of the world.Sir Walter Raleigh: sent several expeditions to America, spent a fortune trying to establish an English colony thereMartine Frosbisher: English seaman made 3 voyages to the New World.Modern replica of Drakes Golden Hind
14 Astrology, Astronomy and Magic Nostradamus: a prophet (seer of the future) known for his work The Prophecies a collection of major, long-term predictions written in verse.Astrology, astronomy and magic were thought to be powerful forces in the Renaissance era. Many people believed that the cosmos ruled the earth and that fate was written in the stars.
15 Crime and PunishmentThe Renaissance was a gory time for the punishment of crime.Punishments were brutal and cruel and ranged from having body parts lopped off to being stretched out on “the rack.”The following are list of common crimes:High TreasonBlasphemytroublemakingSpyingRebellionWitchcraftAlchemy
16 Common Illness and Treatment The Bubonic Plague also known as The Black Death: one of the deadliest pandemics in historykilled 30% – 60% of Europe's population in 1400.creating a series of religious, social and economic upheavals which had profound effects on Europe
17 Sports and competition Fox huntingJousting ContestArcheryBear Baiting