The Renaissance Romero Escobar

The reopening of the Silk Road sparked The Renaissance. the prestige of trade routes, with the (now safe) with the help of the mongolians. Silk Road bringing goods and new knowledge from China to Europe and from Europe to China which allowed new good to be introduced. In the text it states “then in the 1200's the Monguls took over China. They once again made the roads safer for traveler's and traders.” which shows that the reopening of the Silk Road sparked the Renaissance because it allowed trading of new product again. This sums up why the Silk Road significantly sparked the renaissance.

Left: A sketch of Marco Polo right: Marco polos portrait

Italian trade cities

Renaissance writing

William Shakespeare's writing reflected the idea of humanism. Shakespeare's work reflected humanism due to a lot of his work focusing on humans and how we think and act. "See how she leans her cheek upon her hand! O that I were a glove upon that hand, That I might touch that cheek! Jul. Ay me! Rom. She speaks! O, speak again, bright angel, for thou art As glorious to this night, being o,er my head". This quote from Romeo and Juliet shows how his work reflects how we as humans think and act.

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