Europe Before Transatlantic Travel Part 2 - Renaissance

Download Europe Before Transatlantic Travel Part 2 - Renaissance

Post on 30-Nov-2015

92 views

Category:

Documents

0 download

Embed Size (px)

DESCRIPTION

Europe Before Transatlantic Travel Part 2 - Renaissance

TRANSCRIPT

Renaissance

Renaissance Renaissance - rebirthRebirth of what?Classical ideas, art, architecture, etc.Renaissance Europe had a renewed interest in the subjects of philosophy and history.Emphasized the importance of human reason rather than religion.Humanism Focus on literature and sciences.Renaissance ArtLeonardo da Vinci - Mona Lisa

Renaissance ArtMichelangelo Ceiling of Sistine Chapel

Renaissance ArtRaphael School of Athens

RenaissanceWilliam Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, HamletJohannes GutenbergMovable type press.An entire page couldbe printed at one time

Renaissance Effects the EconomyGrowth of trade began a commercial revolution.Mercantilism wealth = powerJoint stock companies a business in which a group of people invest together. The investors share profits and losses. Allowed investors to take fewer risks.