The Renaissance By: ashley soto
Marco Polo and The Silk Road
Races: The reopening of the Silk Road help spark the Renaissance. When the mongols took over China they made roads safe for the travelers. In the text it states, "The in the 1200s the Mongols took over China. They once again made the roads safer for travelers and traders." (Holt 299). The Mongols made the roads safe for the travelers to travel and for the traders to trade. That's why the reopening of the Silk Road help spark the Renaissance.
Italian Trade Cities(Florence)
Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo De Vinci had been many things for example, he had been a painter, writer, scientist, and engineer. He was often describes as "Renaissance man." Some of the arts he had done The Mona Lisa and The Last Supper.
The video is going to be how Michelangelo build Statue of David. Also what happens and a little bit of the painting he did in the church.
Paper and printing (Johann Gutenberg)
Renaissance writing (William Shakespeare)
William Shakespeare's writing reflect the ideas of humanism. It reflect the ideas of humanism because it reflects the Idea that every human is important. In the text it states, "The following passage reflects the Renaissance idea that each human being is important" (Holt317.) It explains how he thought that everyone is important. That is how William Shakespeare's writing reflects the ideas of humanism. Shakespeare's writing attract such a wide audience because he used to write his poems and writings in a common language where everyone could understand it. In the text it states, " London audience of the late 1500s and early 1600s packed the theatre to see them. Ever since, people have enjoyed the Beauty of Shakespeare's language and his understanding of humanity" (Holt317.) It is talking about how everyone enjoyed his poem because he used to write it in a common language. That is why Shakespeare's writing attract such a wide audience.