Marco Polo and the Silk Road
The reopening of the Silk Road helped sparked the Renaissance by helping increase trade with Asia. Marco Polo helped this by creating interest in Asia. "Polo's description of Asia made many Europeans curious about Asia. As their curiosity grew, people began to demand goods from Asia"(Holt 300). This proves that Marco Polo helped increase trade with Asia. In conclusion, Marco Polo helped spark the Renaissance.
Italian Trade Cities-Florence
Leonardo da Vinci
A list of Leonardo Da Vinci's inventions. It also has a biography on him.The inventions include his arial screw, armored car, and more.
Focuses on his life.
Paper and Printing - Johann Gutenberg
Movable type helped print books faster and with less effort.It helped the Renaissance spread to new places.
Renaissance Writing - William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare's writing reflects the ideas of humanism by representing the idea that human are important which is one of the reasons that he had a wide audience.
O romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo? - Romeo anD JuLiet