Marco Polo and the Silk Road
Races: The reopening of the Silk Road helped spark the Renaissance. It helped by bringing new items from Asia that people were interested in."As their curiosity grew people began to demand goods from Asia"(Holt Page 300). The text it shows that people's interest grew with the book in which Marco Polo shared what he saw in China. In conclusion the Silk Road helped spark the Renaissance.
Italian Trade Cities (Florence)
This video shows the 4 of the major Trade Cities:
Rediscovering the past(Greek and Roman)
Races: Greek and Roman classical ideas helped shape the development of the Renaissance by the people redisovering many ancient writings on what to do."Many of these works were Greek and Roman classical writings. Since Europeans through these writing have been lost forever, they were excited by their return and began to look for ancient text in Latin. As Italian scholars read the text, they rediscovered the glories of Greece and Rome. They longed for a renewal of classic culture" (Document 3). This information showed that when they got their Latin text returned they were very excited to have gotten them returned. With that important they renewal the classic culture. In conclusion this is how the Greek and Roman classic ideas helped shape the development of the Renaissance.
Leonard da Vinci
Leonard da Vinci or which every one else called " the Greatesr Genius of all" was a sculptor⚒, architect,inventor, artist 🎨,and also engineer. Leonard had a sketch book on plants and animals and also machines. He studied the human body also known as anatomy (structure of the human body). He dissected corpses(human body's) to see how the bones, vessels, and muscles💪 work. And he drew all of his work that he found in a note book that is still used today as for the spine picture that he drew is still used today for research.