Marco Polo and the Silk Road:The reopening of the Silk Road helps spark the renaissance.In the text states that once again they made the roads safer for travelers among these traders were a remarkable man from Venice named Marco Polo.This shows that Marco Polo was on the safe roads and traveling among traders.In conclusion Marco Polo was traveling with other traders on the Silk Road.
Italian Trade Cities
Rediscovering the past
Greek and Roman classical ideas helped shape the renaissance.The art started to look more realistic and more detailed, than it did before.In the text it states "As Italian scholars read the ancient texts, they rediscovered the glories of the Greece and Rome"(305).This shows that the Italian scholars made their art better than how it was done before.In conclusion, this is how the classical ideas helped shape the renaissance.
Leonardo da vinCi
Leonardo Da Vinci was an amazing painter. He also was a sculptor,engineer and inventor. Leonardo studied human bodies to make his art more realistic.