Marco Polo and The silK Road
The Silk Road helped spark the Renaissance by letting traders travel throughout Asia. "They once again made the roads safer for travelers and traders" (Holt, 299). Since this has happened Marco Polo took the Silk Road to travel throughout Asia and met the Mangols Emperor. Later on he decided to go back to Europe and told a writer about everything he did. At first no one believed him, eventually they began to trust him. Since this has happened trade between Asia and Europe became popular.
Italian trade cities
LeOnardo da vInci
Leonardo Da Vinci was provided with little education when he was younger. When he was fourteen he became more familiar with himself and got into art. He began training with Andrea di Cione for his paintings. Later on he started to creat artworks and became one of the best artist during the Renaissance.
This video showed and explained some of Da Vinci's most known work. It also explained about how he started off before he became a painter.
Paper and printing
The printing press had a huge impact on education. This came from Asia then became popular to Europe. Monks rewrote the Bible using the printing press so everyone could understand what it says. Because the Bible became more popular more people began to learn how to read and demanded for more books and education.
Renaissance writing William ShakeSPearE
Shakespeare's writings reflected the ideas of humanism because he made many writings that became popular during the Renaissance. Humanism is believing everyone as individuals on their decisions in life. "The following passage reflects the Renaissance idea that each human being is important" (Holt 317). Shakespeare changed the value of every person's life. "Eversince, people have enjoyed the beauty of Shakespeare's language and his understanding of humanity" (Holt 317). Shakespeare's work was written vernacular which made his work popular and connecting with people all over the world with his writings. All together, Shakespeare made a huge impact on literature that still effects us today.