Marco polo and the silk road
The reopening of the Silk Road helped the Renaissance because people traded and traveled when the Mongols took over. The text states,"As their curiosity grew, people began to demand good from Asia. Trade between Asia and Europe increased"(Holt 300). This is sentences shows that since the Silk Road opened again and the Mongols took over people feel safe again to go on the Silk Road. Since they feel safe the people can start to trade again and expand their trading.
Italan Trade Cities (Florence)
The top left pictures shows the architece from the Medici family. That just shows that it was very expensive and took a long time to do. The top right picture shows the art that was from the Medici family and the painting was very deatailed. It didn't just take 5 minutes to do it to took a while to finish. The bottom left picture shows just a picture of some of the Medici family. It is showing the bold line or family tree. Lastly, the bottom right picture is the icon of the Medici family banks.
Rediscovering the past (greek and roman)
The Greek and Roman classical ideas helped shape the development of the Rennisants because
Leonardo Da vinci
Leonardo Da Vinci is one of the greatest Rennisants lived. He was one of the best sculpturers that ever lived. His sculptures were very detailed, since he studied anatomy he put what he knew about anatomy into his sculptures. That is why his cpsculpters were so life like and looked really.
Michelangelo was also one of the greatest sculpture builders and painters. Michelangelo built the statute of David that was about 17 feet tall. It was the largest sculpture built. Once it was done they decided to put it in front of a mueseum. That is one of the greatest statues Michelangelo has ever built.
Paper and printing (Johann GUTENBERG)
This printer press had a huge impact on literacy because when people had to copy books they used to copy the book by hand writing it. Since this was invented the people who had to copy the books didnt have to any more. That is why it made a huge impact when it comes to literacy.
Renaissance Writing (William Shakespeare)
William Shakespeare's writing reflected the ideas of humanism because in his plays he put humanism in the actors. The text states,"Ever since, people have enjoyed the beauty of Shakespeare's laungaue and his understanmeant of humanity"(Holt 317). This sentence explains that he understood how people were. Shakespeare's writing attracted such an audience becsue in his writings people were important. The text states, "The following passage reflects the Renaissance idea that each human is important"(Holt 317). This sentence explains that his poem and books made people feel important. In conclusion,