The renaissance By Natalia Arteaga

Marco Polo and The Silk Road

The silk road helped spark the renaissance by its increasing of trade with Asia. As the text states, "As more goods became available, prices went down... trade increased." (Holt) this means when the Black Death happened more people died and more goods became available, trade began to grow. In conclusion, the Silk Road help spark the renaissance by its increase of trade.

Italian Trade Cities (Florence)

Medici Family

Top left is about banking which is what they got rich from. Bottom left

Rediscovering the Past

Greek and Roman classical ideas helped shape the development of the renaissance because it mainly focuses on art, literature, math, and public speaking. In document 1 it states, "They studied all subject to improve education." (Document 1). This means education flourished through Cities. In conclusion, Greek and Roman classic,a ideas helped shaped the renessamce by education

They surround the Cities with beautiful statues.

The Cities are know for their beautiful art work.

They had painters and designers to paint and make the Cities more beautiful.

Leonardo Da Vinci

In this article it explains how Leonardo da Vinci worked with anatomy. It shows leonardo's sketches and explains them. It shows how and way he strayed with anatomy. Lastly, it shows some background on his life.

This is one of his sketches, he studied how the human body works and discovered many things.

On of his goals were to figure out how a human can fly

He didn't just work on human anatomy he also worked on animals and creatures

One of his top hits was the circumference of a circle

He has many sketch books doctors in the medical field us today.

One way he wrote was backwards, since he was left handed he didn't want any of his work to be messy.


Paper and printing (Johann Gutenberg)

Movable printing was more easier to than copying hand written.

They would use little blocks and line them up in lines, put the paper on top and it would make the copy.

Copying paper is much easier than hand writing because you don't need that much people and it's faster.

The impact the printing press had on literacy was people could read more. Since it didn't take that much time to copy books anymore books became more available. Much more people could read, and also learn how to read. Before only the church people could read, but now, books became available and people could now read.

Renaissance Writing (William Shakespeare)

William Shakespeare's writing reflected the ideas of humanism because he compares his characters to the people. As stated in the text, " Shakespeare compares people to the actors in a play who should be watched with great interest." This means it also helped the people understand and learn how to read and write. It also

This is one of his most know famous work
This is also one of his famous work called Hamlet

I came, I saw, I conquered - Julius Ceaser

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