The renaissance By Jose Barrera

Marco Polo and the Silk Road

This is how Marco Polo looks like.

The reopening of the Silk Road help spark the renaissance because Marco Polo had a chance to go somewhere else besides Europe,so he went to Asia,started to get ideas,people did not Believe him and some demanded Asia goods. “Some people thought he had never step foot in China!”(Holt 300). That represents people wanted to see the proof if he did go to Asia and if he did they wanted goods. In conclusion, because of the reopening trade between Europe and Asia increased.

The routes Marco Polo took.

Italian trade cities (Florence)

Medici family

The first picture shows how acrutexture in the Medici Chaples are beautifuly made. The second picture shows that art has changed in the Medici art there was now backgrounds and perspectives. The third picture shows the bank were the Medici family grew with charging interest to the buyer.

Rediscovering the past (Greek and Roman)

Greek and romans classical ideas helped the Renaissance by letting the Renaissance creat beautiful art. In the text it states that"The aim of much Renaissance art was to show the importance of people and nature, not just religious ideas."(documents). This is important because it similar to Greek and Roman art. In conclusion, that the Greeks and Romans helped the Renaissance make art.

Greek Classical art are actual statues in 3D form.

In Roman classical people are carved out in walls.

Leonardo da Vince

The first picture represents the Mona Lisa's that was a famous painting created by Leonardo da Vince. The second one shows sketches that were made from him while dissecting a human being. The third one shows the inventions he did that actually were created and worked. The fourth one showed his engineering sketches that had great ideas. The last one shows his architecture sketches of churches and new buildings.

Leonardo was born on April 15,1452 in Vince Itali. He was raised by his father, Ser Piero, and several stepmothers. He spent six years honing his technical skills, including metalworking, leather arts, carpentry, drawing and sculpting, and became member of the Guild of Saint Luke by the age of 20. He died in France on May 2, 1519.


This video represents how Michelangelo was and who he was.

Paper and print (johann guTenberg)

These pictures represent printing by making full letters and putting preasure on to a paper so it can be copied. The creator of it was Johann Gutenberg and it was a faster way to copy bibles and books.

It made in impact by not making only one copy in something in a year,because they did it by hand. With the printing press make a lot of copies of important bibles and causes more people to want to learn there language.

RenAissance writing(william shakespear)

William Shakespeare's writing reflected one the ideas humanism. It is because he thinks human beings are important. "The following passage reflects the Renaissance idea that each human being is important"(Holt 317). This proves that it was because human beings are important to William. Shakes spears writing attracted such a wide audience because his plays were in English so everyone understood them in the text it states 'Readers around the world consider Wiliam Shakespeare the greatest writer in the English language (Holt 316). This proves that he was an English writer so his plays were in Engish . In conclusion William Shakespeare was know as the bets play writer in history.

The first one shows a famous play from William Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet. The second one is an also famous play Hamlet.

"To be, or not to be" is the opening phrase of a soliloquy spoken by Prince Hamlet in the so-called "nunnery scene" of William Shakespeare's play Hamlet. Act III, Scene I. ... Even so, Hamlet seems to consider himself alone"(GOOGLE).


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