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    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, and a new form of art called mannerism was popularized by Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, and Michelangelo. Overall, the new styles of…

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    Meredith McCarty Mr. Muti, Mrs. Russler History, English 10-29-16 The Road to Humanism Literary humanism was a movement that revived classical literature and the values expressed in classical writings and was central to the early Renaissance. Some of the most prominent representatives of the early Renaissance were Petrarch and Pico de Mirandola. Both introduced humanism to the Renaissance and were influenced by the late medieval writer and poet Dante Alighieri. Dante was…

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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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    scholars of Renaissance were thinking, honing Christians; who added to the improvement not either restricted to philosophy nor in the administration. Their style was not either medieval or advanced. The main thing in like manner was their HUMANISM (Fitzgerald 1). Humanism is gotten from the expression studia humanitatis, which implies the investigation of the humanities. The study included five subjects: syntax, talk, verse, history, and good rationality. The humanista did excluded rationale,…

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    than you but the education they got prepared them for the “Human” workforce. During the Renaissance, the field of education went through a major reconstruction which allows for this acceptance of Ivy Leaguers. We call this movement the Renaissance Humanism. When we look at the original style of teaching, the seven liberal arts had a lot going for them. In it, it contained two major groups which included the Trivium (Grammar, Dialectic and Rhetoric) and the Quadrivium (Arithmetic, Geometry,…

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    The Middle Ages were a time dominated by the Catholic Church. Art and education revolved around the idea of faith. However, as people began to study the works of Greeks and Romans, the idea of humanism formed. Humanists believed that the human itself was more powerful and capable than any form of religion. People began to gain a more prominent interest in the natural world. Biology, engineering, mathematics, and astronomy became topics of study. As the ideas and beliefs of people began to…

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    Name: Yash Pathak Class: HUM 212 – W01 Professor Rolanne Henry Date: December 30, 2016 The Age of Humanism Humanism is most often categorized as the philosophy and the classical civilization of the Western countries. The concept of the humanism initially began in Italy along with the renaissance and later it spread through the Europe in the 17th century. Humanism inspired the reestablishment of the ancient texts, poetry, history and the righteous beliefs. Many humanists like Raphael,…

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    The Role of Humanism Humanism began to appear in Italy during the renaissance. Humanists acknowledged human potential and the idea that humans were capable of genius. This was seen in the arts, from the dramatic change in body positioning and body expressions and in the literature, from how people described themselves, to how others were seen and in a common theme of the world’s potential goal. Unlike in medieval times, the idea of uniqueness and self-empowerment were admired. This was…

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    culture of modern times. Renaissance art emerged based on humanism-- currents of public thought, which originated in the XIV century. In Italy, and then during the second half of the XV and XVI centuries spread to other European countries. Humanism is proclaimed the highest value of man and his benefit. The followers of this movement believed that every person has the right to develop as a personality, realizing their abilities. Ideas of humanism more fully and vividly embodied in the art, the…

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    -Renaissance Humanism, according to Jerry Brotton, was a period of intellectual transition and evolution marked by a didactic shift from Medieval scholastic concentrations to a "studia humanitatis", an adaptation of Greco-Roman learning suited to understand the present (39). The curriculum of rhetoric, history and moral philosophy gathered from this transition peaked with the invention of the printing press, contributing greatly to the dissemination of new ideas through print across Europe. This…

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