I. The Renaissance was the period that followed (brought Europe out of) the Middle Ages. It was a time of renewed interest in things of this world.

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Human beings and their conditions Education, art, literature, and science Approximately 1300 - 1600


The Renaissance started in Italy where wealth from trade supported art learning. A. Here also modern capitalism was born. Private individuals or companies, not the government, owned businesses. The main goal is profit. B. Republican government arose in most cities. Citizens participated.

cheat. in The Prince (1513) said. Forget ideals. even murder if you must.III. . basically. If it works. Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527). one must do whatever one must do to get and stay in power. A stable state is needed. lie. it is the "right" thing to do.

B. was the dominant movement of the Renaissance. a system of thought and action concerned with human interests and values. They (we) can change the world and make it a better place for all. . Human beings have dignity and intelligence.IV.   A. Humanism.

V. well-mannered. Religion remained important. athletic. . The ideal so-called Renaissance man was successful in business. The goal of education became making people well-rounded. educated.  A.  B. and brave. but the authority and some practices of the church began to be questioned.

The Gutenberg Bible. The three-volume Latin text arguably represents the greatest single innovation in the history of communication technology. Germany. economic.Gutenberg Bible  C. as well as a style of printing that existed almost unaltered until the twentieth century. Gutenberg’s invention and the dispersion of relatively cheap printed materials ultimately stimulated enormous change—social. and religious. was completed in 1455 at Mainz. . named for the craftsman and inventor of printing by use of moveable type. Some forty perfect vellum copies of Gutenberg’s masterpiece of technological advancement still exist in the world. Johannes Gutenberg. political.

Some brilliant people lived during this time.VI. .

canals and weapons. designed buildings. studied geology. chemistry and anatomy. .A. and sketched engines and flying machines. Leanardo da Vinci (1452-1519) painted (Mona Lisa).

B. sculptured (David). Michelangelo Buonaroti (1475-1564) painted (the Sistine Chapel ceiling). . designed buildings. and wrote poetry.

C. . condemned ignorance and superstition. The Praise of Folly 1509. a priest who wrote books. He believed education could lead to more perfect societies. Desiderius Erasmus (1469?-1536).

Raphael (1483-1520) .D.

Titian (1485-1576) More art can be viewed at the Louvre Museum.E. .

William Shakespeare wrote plays showing humans as in God's image. .F. but part of this world as well.

” .Shakespeare’s Hamlet “To be or not to be….

.Renaissance Dance   1st Published-1650-John Playford. Use any number. For dancing country-dances. Most designed for longway sets of three couples are more. Contained 360 dances and lessons.English Dance Master.

British Monarchs of the Period  Last of the Plantagenet Dynasty War of the Roses 1455-1485  House of Lancaster  House of York  House of Tudor  Official British Royal Family Web site .

Edward III (1312-1377) Plantagenet .

Richard II (1367-1400) Plantagenet .

Henry IV (1367-1413) Lancaster .

Henry V (1387-1422) Lancaster .

Henry VI (1421-1471) Lancaster .

Edward IV (1442-1483) York .

Edward V (1470-1483) York .

Richard III (1452-1485) York .

Henry VII (1457-1509) Tudor .

Henry VIII (1491-1547) Tudor Catherine of Aragon Anne Boleyn Jane Seymour Anne of Cleves Catherine Howard Catherine Parr .

Edward VI (1537-1553) Tudor .

Lady Jane Grey (1537-1554) 9-day reign .

Mary I (1516-1558) Tudor .

Elizabeth I (1533-1603) Tudor Sir Walter Raleigh Sir Francis Drake Defeat of the Spanish Armada 1588 .

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