The Renaissance By Madison pena

Marco Polo and the Silk Road

Races: The reopening of the Silk Road help spark the renaissance. It helped the spark of the renaissance because people were going through the Silk Road. When the mongols took over the roads had became safer because someone was there protecting it. They were safer because the Han dynasty and Roman Empire feel. This means that since the roads are protected that more people should want to trade more now.

Marco polo

Italian trade cities (Florence).

Medici family

This is the the midici family

Recovering the past (Greek and roman)

Races response:

Leonardo da Vinci

This article is about the renaissance man and his inventions. It is also about his sketchs and how they worked in the future.


This Video is about how he started in life. It is also about his paintings.

Paper and printing(johann gutenburg)

The photo on the left is workers printing pages from books. The photo on the right it a guy standing by a printing press.

Printing press was a little slow and it took a long time to print but people did get the books or the Bible. It was also easier and cheaper to prepare.

Renaissance writing (William Shakespeare)

Races responds: How did Shakespeare writing reflect the ideas of humanism, it is reflected by Shakespeare because they were real events. Writers all over the world would include renaissance ideas in their work (holt 316). People enjoyed the beauty of Shakespeare's language and his understanding of humanity (holt 317). Reflectes the renaissance idea that each human being is important (holt 317). This evidence means that his play were or some of his plays were real events. Why did Shakespeare writing attract such a wide audience, it was such a big or wide audience because they enjoyed it. Writers poked fun at the ideas of the Middle Ages (holt 316). Writers also wrote Romantic tales of the Middle Ages (holt 316). This means that they were fun and romantic and stuff that people liked or interested in. In conclusion willam Shakespeare wrote very interesting poems.

"Thus with a kiss I die" Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare.

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