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    How Did the Renaissance Influence Europe and World History? Caleb Trigg World Civilization I Professor Thensted 12th December 2014 One event beats all other events when it comes to the history of Europe. Nothing made such an impact as this one event did, and brought about an immense change in the lives of the ones living then, and the generations that followed them; the Renaissance. The following report will provide a brief introduction of the Renaissance, important dates and events…

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    The Italian Renaissance in fifteenth- and sixteenth-century Italy was the upbringing of several new ideas and concepts that many Europeans were not familiar with at the time, as well as the transition from medieval to modern times. As stated by a Swiss historian in the nineteenth-century, the Renaissance was the “prototype of the modern world.” Humanism was introduced and spread by Francesco Petrarch, the “father of humanism,” as well as several other humanists. Platonism was briefly revived,…

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    The Renaissance was the rebirth of European culture, occurring between the 14th and 16th centuries. This time period was the bridge between the medical ages and modern history. During the Renaissance the prince, nobility and citizenry all had different expectations of what their roles and responsibilities in the Italian State were. Each class had to partake in their role in order to keep society at peace and moving forward. Whether it was to serve their king or protect sovereignty of the state,…

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    History of the Renaissance You have probably heard a lot about the Renaissance. It seems to be a prominent event in history. But what does Renaissance mean? Renaissance is French for “rebirth”. People use this term to describe the 14th to the 16th century. The Renaissance was happening after the medieval times. The medieval period just basically means that gap between classic and modern times. It was seen as a rediscovery of rational civilization that was very heavily focused on art. You can’t…

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    Renaissance in Veneto and Tuscany Italian artists were representative of the Renaissance but were not representative of Italy as a whole during the Renaissance. Italy, throughout the Renaissance, was not unlike other European countries. The country faced the same decline in population due to the plague and a steady rise in population after the plague. Most of the country, like most of Europe, was rural and made up of peasants. The Renaissance, however, did not occur within the majority of…

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    views in the area the Renaissance had the greatest impact, it is evident that the art was fundamental to further advancements. We believe that the following information clearly, gives our opinion on how the Renaissance impacted art more than literature, music etc. Some may say that the Renaissance had a major development in astronomy, humanist philosophy, the printing press, vernacular language in writing, world exploration etc. however, according to the video “Renaissance Art” by Discovery…

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    The Renaissance was a very significant era to art. This was a period of innovations, new inventions, religion, and most importantly it was a period of prosperity and art. Art was important all over Europe but mainly in Italy. Europe saw a rebirth of interest in the “old-fashioned” learning and values of ancient Greece and Rome. The Renaissance art began in the early 14th Century in Italy. Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Raphael were the most well-known artists at the time; and to this day,…

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    Humanism The Italian Renaissance (1330-1550) was a period of great cultural change and achievement that is often characterized by the philosophy of humanism and an increasingly secular outlook. Humanism was a distinct movement that broke away from the previous belief that humans had no control over their destiny. Humanists believed that human beings could make meaningful choices about their lives and destiny, and most importantly, that humans were inherently good. During the Renaissance,…

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    From what we know, the Renaissance and the Reformation were two important periods that made numerous changes and modifications in the Church. Both periods affected and rebelled against the fairly unstable and corrupt Catholic Church, and as a result, new religious groups and beliefs were formed. We can also agree that they both contributed and set a base that would later define today’s art and Christianity. The Renaissance is considered the period that bridged the time between the Middle Ages…

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    In my opinion, the Renaissance is revolutionary. Revolution is defined as a far-reaching and drastic change. During the 1400s and 1500s in mainly Italy there was a major change that took place in all aspects of life. This was called the Renaissance and it was a movement that helped rebirth culture as well as the arts. This movement changed the medieval times and had forced a feudalist system on its people. The medieval times were a dark period in European history, which saw a major decline in…

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