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- 1.RENAISSANCE RENAISSANCE The Travel Guide Tan Yu Lynn
2. Renaissance-The Travel Guide Page 2 INDEXIndex Pg.2 IntroductionPg. 3Famous Places to VisitPg.3Ways to Travel Around Pg.3Local Custom and MannersPg.3 What/How to Dress (Women/ Men)Pg.4What to See and DoPg.4Where To Stay Pg.4 What To Eat Pg.5How To Stay Healthy Pg.5Famous People Pg.5 BibliographyPg.6 My Travel Guide Final Checklist 3. Renaissance-The Travel Guide Page 3R enaissance. This is what we call the 14th Century, our present time period. Renaissance, the word itself means Rebirth; but when you think of it in time period sense Renaissance means the Rebirth and Discoveries of ideas. As the name suggests, The Renaissance was the period of dis- covery in many elds and ideas, like new scientic laws, arts, literature, new religious ideas, political ideas and many many more. The Renaissance started in Northern Italy, then it spread like wild re all over Europe. Things were being reborn all over Europe.The Language that Europeans speak varies. There is Spanish, German, French, English and Tuscan (also known as Italian). Latin was spoken by priests, scientists, judges, ocials and many more of higher educated status.In Europe, the weather climate mostly is very mild, usually the temperature often is warmer than freezing point during winter and dur- ing summer it doesnt get hotter than eighty degrees. So bring your light and comfy clothes, youll neither be bunched up in layers and layers of clothing during winter nor would you be sweating like a pig during summer. If you are looking for a warm place to visit in Europe, near the Mediterranean Sea would be what you are looking for , but if you are looking for an ice cold visit, winters in the Alps are just your thing.The whole of Europe isnt rule by just one ruler, it is divided into many small city-states, which are ruled by local leaders. There are three famous city-states to visit in Europe. Florence, Rome and Venice.Florence: Florence, also know as the birthplace of the renaissance, is one of the wealthiest cities in western Europe. Florence is ruled by the wealthy Medici family, they play a large part in the development in arts and humanist in orence. From this, Florence thrives in arts and trading business. Rome: In Rome, its rulers were of popes or of the catholic church. They tried to rebuild the city to its former state. The rul- ers use the pricey taxes to build many attractions, like churches, sculptures, buildings, arts and many more. Venice: Venice has many wealthy people, which lets them aord a lot of things. The money attracts many artists, writers and many more. Venice is very famous for its art and literature. Ways To Get AroundLand Traveling Traveling by Land is very common throughout the country, you can travel by foot or travel by ve- hicles. Traveling by foot is quite dangerous, the roads were uneven and there were bad cases of bandits. Vehicles used by the wealthy were usually used with mules and horses. Even thought traveling by foot is very dangerous, it is the most common way as vehicles were slow on the un- even land. Water Travel Water Travel was used for armies, trade, exploration and overseas travel. The dangerous part of water travel is pirates and weather problems. Water traveling is more common in the western europe, and is used to travel down rivers, lakes, canals which is much faster than traveling by foot, but it is only when the water level is high or else the boats would get stranded.Local customs and manners Day to day life in the Renaissance has it daily manners, like at a meal etiquette. Firstly you eat with your hands, in the morning you eat breakfast, in the afternoon you eat dinner and at night you eat supper. Secondly, Trenchers were used to serve food, the wealthy used trenchers that were made of silver or pewter, the poor sometimes use hollowed out loaf of bread. Lastly, You arent allowed to spit across the table, or dip meat into the salt dish or pick at your teeth. Women in Europe stayed at home and looked after the house and raising the children. They didnt have much to contribute the the working and trading area because it it managed by the men. There are exceptions, woman who cant marry or become a nun, can join craft guides which is a variety of choice. Women of noble birth mostly learn artistic skills. In the lower classes, they are always in con- stant pregnancy, or helping the family. Children are prone to disease, so if the child live through their childhood, it is considered lucky. This may be the whole reason behind why wives are always pregnant. Children are suppose to act like a adult, only the adults have the right to choose the future of what their children with become. 4. Renaissance-The Travel Guide Page 4 What to wearThe Renaissance clothing is much like the medieval times. Clothing, is very important in the Ren- aissance. It represents your status in society. Some of the colors have a special meaning, like green means love and black and grey is for lower statues people. The trend of the moment is tight-fitting clothes for both men, women, girls and boys. People of Noble birth wear the most in clothing, and never wear any clothing that is previously in. Women attire is very fashionable, and nobles are the tread setters. They wear chemise or undergar- ments, and is where the collar and sleeves of the dress is. On top of the chemise comes the outer dress and skirt. Under all the clothes is the Corselets and a Metal Cage. The Metal Cage is to give the skirt more shape, like a drum. Corselets are very common to give the woman body a more hour glass shape. Covering up is very common for woman, theyput their hair in a pointed cone style or wear cloth over their hair, long hair was usually braided up. Mens attire is just as fashionable as womens attire. Their attire is made up of four main pieces, first they wear a shirt or also know as camicia, then comes the jacket or a doublet, which comes with or without sleeves. Then came the hose, which is like knee high socks, which is connected to the doublet. After the hose, comes the outer jacket with many different types, puffy sleeves, tight sleeves. Lastly, comes the bottom, which is a skirt. A most important part of mens dressing is the footwear, there are many types, indoor and outdoor, pointed and non rounded tip, ribbon, slipper like and many more. Accessories are very in in the renaissance. What to see and do in the Renaissance There are many exciting and interesting things to do in Europe, like going to the local fair or join- ing in the festivals, looking at the arts, there were abundant things to do! ~Leonardo Da Vicis Workshop in Rome, Venice, Bologna or Venice would prove to be something you wouldnt want to miss!! ~ Sistine Chapel in Romes Vatican and see the amazing art of Michelangelo. Address: Viale Vaticano, Vatican City ~ Church Of San Lorenzo is in Florence, it is the oldest church in florence and is de- signed by Brunelleschi. Address: Piazza San Lorenzo ~Church Of Santa Maria Novella, Florence is Designs by Alberti. It is famous for its intriguing design on its walls. Address: Piazza Santa Maria Novella ~ Church of Santa Croce, Famous for its Gothic style and famous works of art it holds. Address: Piazza Santa Croce ~ Gates of Paradise, Florence is a great art. Art historians which make the beginning of the Renaissance were molded onto the door. Where to Stay? Inns Staying in Inns can prove to be as dan- gerous as the streets to travel on. It is said that innkeepers have set up robberies and murders before. When Inns are every- where, and have to compete with each other, there may be workers that offer to help you to the inn, or when inns are very hard to come by on the road, you have to look out for the bright sign of a inn house. Houses Spending a night at a strangers house is may prove to be better than a inn, you may be sleeping on a hay stack or with the family on a big bed, or if you with a poor stranger, you may be sleeping on the hard ground with a log pillow. It gets better if you stay with a rich stranger, The house would be big with tons of rooms, with very comfortable beds, couches. Many servants will be serving you on hand and foot. Rich nobles houses are full of arts, and architecture with is just amazing, Monastery Monastery is where monks live, and you can stay and eat there for free, and if you have money you have to give a donation. 5. Page 5 What To Eat in the Renaissance? Soup, Roast, Cheese, Pasta eaten pipping hot is enough to make your mouth water. These are the main things eaten in a Renais- sance meal. Soups is expensive, but yummy, it is served in many bright colors by putting an extra ingredients. The Roasts were the important part of the meal and also the most savory, it is served with wine. The Salad is made up of raw and cooked vegetables, and sometimes included the brains, liver or crest of poultry. Cheese is use as an ingredient, and is above all the most important ingredient. Pasta originated from italy, and is the national dish of italy, so it is important since it is european. Although these are only a few main things listed down, there are many other dishes that you can try. How to stay safe and healthy There is a bubonic plague going around Europe, there isnt a cure for it, so it is best to wear a mask and keep as clean as pos- sible. You should learn how to avoid catching the plague and what you should do when you find out youve got it. When the plague can be cured when caught early, so take care and watch out! Famous PeopleLeonardo Da VinciLeonardo Da Vinci is know worldwide as a amazing artist and inventor. He has created many master pieces, like theMona Lisa, the Last Supper and many more. For most of his pictures of human bodies, he used stolen morgue bodies.A funny fact about Leonardo Da Vici was that he liked to wear pink, to make his complexion look fresh. William ShakespeareWilliam Shakespeare is known for his playwrights, Romeo & Juliet, He is a big influence for literature. WilliamShakespeare was born in 1564, and he is the third child in his family. Marco PoloMarco Polo is an italian voyager, he loved to travel the world, and brought many things into other country's culture.Marco Polo was the first european to travel to China and back to europe. He was born on 15, september 1254. Hisbook was a inspiratory to other travelers. Christopher ColumbusChristopher Columbus was a voyager like Marco Polo, andhe traveled all over the world. When Christopher Colum-bus heard of Marco Polo, he decided he wanted to sail toChina, and so he did. He was born in 1451 in Genoa, Italy. Can you guess who is who? 6. Page 6 BibliographyI."Renaissance Travel: How People Traveled During the Renaissance | Suite101.com." W European History: Roman conquest to Viking invasions, Renais- sance to Scientific and Industrial Revolutions, European Union to the War on Terror, Denmark to Portugal, Iceland to Germany. | Suite101.com. Web. . II. Digital image. Stene_renaissance_of_venice_east.jpg (JPEG Image, 200x212pixels).Web. 8Aug. 2009. . III. 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