Marco Polo and the Silk Road
The reopening of the Silk Road helped spark the Renaissance, people were curious about Asia, then trade started. In the text it states that “They once again made the roads safer for travelers and traders,”(The Silk Road Reopens). This states how trade helped spark the Renaissance. In conclusion, the Renaissance started because of trade.
Italian Trade Cities
The Medici Family
Leonardo de vici
This Video Shows Some Of Leonardo Da Vinci's Artwork And His Inventions.
This Video Talks About Michelangelo's Architectural
Paper and printing(Johanh Gutenberg)
Renaissance Writing (William Shakespeare)
William Shakespeare's writing reflected the ideas of humanism because he put real life situations in his works. I know this because in the text it states " Shakespeare wrote more than 30 comedies, tragedies, and histories," ( Holt 317). This supports how he reflected the ideas of humanism. So many people also liked Shakespeare's play. They liked Shakespeare's plays because of the beauty of his language. I know this because in the text it states " Ever since, people have enjoyed the beauty of Shakespeare's language,"(Holt 317). This supports my answer on why people liked his work. In conclusion, Shakespeare's writings reflected humanism because he used real life situations.