Leonardo Da Vinci's Contribution To The Renaissance
The Renaissance's theme was "Man is the measure of all things" A new thinking brought about art, architecture, The Renaissance began about 1350 in Northern Italy. Right after the Black Death The politics, sciences, and literature. With this brought about artist and contributors who shaped and gave life to the whole movement. One great person that came from the Renaissance, was Leonardo da Vinci, who was important because he was considered one of the greatest painters of all time. He was also known as 'The Father of Architecture'. Leonardo’s desire to paint things realistically …show more content…
For example, the rise of nationalism, the erosion of Faith and a new learning that came from the Renaissance. These contributors to the Reformation, Martin Luther and John Calvin, were essential to the Reformation because without them there wouldn't have been a Reformation, they initiated it. Martin Luther rejected the practices of the Catholic church, taught that salvation and eternal life is not earned by good deeds but is a free gift of God’s grace and that we are safe with Jesus Christ dying on the cross. It challenged what was being taught at that time, which started the Reformation. He also made the bible more accessible. Before he started the Reformation, the bible was written in only one language. Which meant it had to be read to whomever by someone who could read that language. John Calvin began Calvinism, which was the absolute sovereignty of God in salvation of the soul from death and hell. He wrote many commentaries and began the Presbyterian church. John Calvin's works were basically a follow up of what Martin Luther started. As you can see, both Martin Luther and John Calvin’s works with the Reformation contributed greatly.
Both the Renaissance and the Reformation made huge impacts on our lives even today, without the movement of these men to challenge was believed by the majority at their time we might still be stuck in the dark