Marco Polo and the Silk Road
The reopening of the Silk Road help spark the Renaissance. It sparked the Renaissance because since Marco Polo went on the Silk Road to one place to another. He came back with ideas and stories. Since the Renaissance is about exchanging ideas. In the text it states, “There a writer helped Marco Polo record his journey. Polo’s description made many people curious about Asia”( Holt 300). This shows that the reopening of the Silk Road sparked the Renaissance because Marco Polo came back with stories from China to Europe, which made people curious. In conclusion, the reopening of the Silk Road sparked the renaissance because of Marco Polo’s ideas and stories.
Marco Polo and the Silk R Road: Pictures and maps
Italian Trade Cities-Florence
Leonardo da Vinci
This article is about Leonardo de Vinci and what he likes and what he is. One of his hobbies is painting. He was a painter and there was 2 famous painting. His famous painting were Mona Lisa and the Last Supper. People say Leonardo de Vinci was the talented person that ever lived.
This video is showing us how Michelangelo impacted the Renaissance because he was studying the human body. And the Renaissance was about life and nature. Plus the video showed how the painting of Adam and God relate to a brain, because what God was laying on looked like a shape of a brain.
Paper and Printing (Johann Gutenberg
The impact that Printing Press had on literary is it made writing and printing more easier. It made it more easier because it lets the towns people print paper and write/ print on paper, so they won't get tired or exhausted. Back then they would have to write with ink and if they messed up they would have to start all over again. It also helped people read. In conclusion, the printing press impacted literary because it made writing, reading, and printing more easier.
Renaissance Writing ( William Shakespeare)
William Shakespeare's writing reflected the idea of humanism because he thought every human is important. In the text it states," the following passsage reflects the Renaissance idea that each human being is important" ( Holt 317). This shows that William Shakespeare's writing reflected on humanism because humanism is about how humans are worth something and have the potential. William Shakespeare's writing attracts wide audiences because he uses a language that everyone can understand, instead of Latin. " ever since, people enjoyed the beauty of Shakespeare's launguge and understanding of humanity"( Holt 317). This shows that William Shakespeare's writing attracts wide audiences because people enjoyed the language that William uses. In conclusion, William Shakespeare's writing reflected the ideas on humanism because he thought every single human is important and is worth something.
"The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool" ~William Shakespeare