Marco Polo and the Silk Road
The reopening of the silk road helped spark the Renaissance because people began to trade on it. "Products moved east and west along the silk road"( Holt 298). When Marco Polo came home people became more interested in the culture. In conclusion, people became more envolved in the culture that Marco Polo learned about in Asia.
Italian Trade Cities
The Medici Family
Leonardo da Vinci
I choose this article because it explains what Leonardo does. For instance he is a painter, anatomist, and many more. Also he could be a scientist. But it wasnt for a while when he made a discovery.
This video talks about Michelangelo and his paintings.
Paper & Printing
This had an impact on literacy because it spread information quickly. Also it makes it easier for people to read.
Renaissance Writing by: William Shakespeare
William was such a wide attraction because he was considered the greatest writers in the English language. "Readers around the world consider William Shakespeare the greatest writer in the English language"(Holt 316). His ideas reflected the ideas on humanism because he put humanism on actors. "The following passage reflects the Renaissance idea that each human being is important"(Holt 317). In conclusion, William Shakespeare put humanism on actors.
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."
"To be or not to be, that is the question"
"I love thee with a love that shall not die, till the sun grows cold and the stars grow old."