The Renaissance By: Savana Navarro
Marco Polo and the Silk Road
RACES: The reopening of the Silk Road helped spark the Renaissance because of Marco Polo's description of Asia. In the text, "Polo's description made many Europeans curious about Asia. As their curiosity grew, people began to demand goods from Asia. Trade between Asia and Europe increased” (Holt 300). This explains that he must have put in so much detail, it created the reuse of the Silk Road and trade became popular again, along with more people. In conclusion, this was a major step and benefit for traders and the Silk Road because trade and connection increased with various people from different lands.
Italian Trade Cities (Florence)
The Medici Family
Leonardo Da Vinci
Leonardo Da Vinci was the most famous artists in the Renaissance and in history. But besides being an amazing artist, he also created incredible inventions that benefited the world. He was also a scientist and an engineer. He was one of the most greatest people in our history.
The video above will be focusing on Michelangelo's paintings, sculptures, and drawings. Please Enjoy. 🙂