The Renaissance By Isaiah Sandoval

Marco Polo and the Silk Road

The reopening of the Silk Road helped Spark the Renaissance. Marco Polo went with his family to go through the Silk Road. Marco Polo and his family saw amazing things in China. Marco Polo discovered paper money and also discovered black stone that burns longer than wood. Marco Polo visited India and also Southeast Asia. Marco Polo was a messenger for the emperor. In the story it said Marco had a writer recorded his journey. At this time people didn't believe in Marco Polo stories and some people didn't believe he set foot on China.(Silk Road 300). To sum it up Marco Polo went with his family to the Silk Road and came back with amazing things and trade started with Asia and Europe.

Marco Polo
Trade Route

Italian Trade Cities

The Medici Family

The Last Supper

Marco Polo painted the last supper in 1498 for the Italian.

Mona Lisa

The Italian went to school at this place. To learn about new things and new places.


The Italian had bankers to give people money. The richest people were the Medici Family.

Trade and banking

The Italian government made places for people to live, work, get food, and the get their education.



The Greek and the Roman classical ideas help shape the development of the Renaissance by scholars from the Byzantine Empire came to Italy with precious works of literature. Many of these works were Greek and Roman classical writings. The Greek and the Roman were looking for ancient text in Latin (Document 3).

Leonardo da vinci

The Last Supper

Leonardo da Vinci painted the last supper in 1498. The work is presumed to have been commenced around 1495-1496 and was commissioned as part of a plan of renovations to the church. Leonardo has depicted the consternation that occurred among the Twelve Disciples when Jesus announced that one of them would betray him.


This video is about Michelangelo artwork.

Paper and Printing Johann Gutenberg

Johann Gutenberg made a paper printing press. Johann Gutenberg made it to printer to make it faster to print. It toke five people to do this job.

Renaissance writing William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare writing reflected the ideas of humanism because William Shakespeare that each human being is important. William wrote 30 comedies, tragedies, and histories about humans. William made poems about human and plays about humans.( p Textbook 317). Wailliam said " All the men and women merely players. They have their exits and their entrances. Humanism placed interest in the abilities of human. New subject dealing with human actions were now studied not just religion and William did the same thing. William Shakespeare writing attract such wide audience by his famous poems, Shakespeare is most famous for his plays. Shakespeare wrote more than 30 comedies. Ever since people started enjoyed the beauty of his language and under sanding of humanity. (Textbook 317). William Shakespeare invented common phrases such as fair play and common words such as lonely. In conclusion William Shakespeare ideas of humanism and his writing were put together to make his famous poems and plays for the audience that watch his plays and listen to his poems.

Famous quote from the Hamlet by William Shakespeare
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare his famous quote was "Good night, good night! parting is such sweet sorrow,"

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