Marco Polo and the Silk Road
The reopening of the Silk Road helped spark the Renaissance. The Silk Road helped the Renaissance by trading. Also the Chinese paper money and the coins Europeon used. Marco Polo was traveling all threw Asia and he also spent 20 years traveling. The Renaissance began in Italy.
Italian Trade Cities
The Medici Family
Leonardo da Vinci
Leonard da Vinci was an Italian polymath, having been a scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, painter, sculptor, architect, botanist, musician and writer. He later worked in Rome, Bologna and Venice, spending his final years in France at the home given to him by King Francois. He was a really hard worker that loved doing sculptures and painting.
Paper and Printing
William Shakespeare's writing reflected the ideas of humanitarianis. Humanism is the study of the humans.