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Renaissance: Revolution

Renaissance

1The RenaissanceRebirth14th 17th century (1300s 1600s)Began in Italy in the mid-1300s; spread throughout EuropeReached its height in the 1500s

2Why Italy?Reawakened interest in the culture of Ancient RomeItalian city-states survived the Black Death (Florence, Milan, Venice, Genoa, Rome, and Naples)Wealthy, powerful bankers and merchantsFlorence gifted poets, artists, scholars, and scientistsThe Medici Family became the richest bankers and merchants in Europegained control of Florentine government in 1434money translated into cultural and political power3Lorenzo de Mediciclever politicianheld Florence together during difficult timesgenerous patron (financial supporter) of the artsPoets, artists and philosophers frequently visited the Medici palace

4Leonardo da Vinci

5Michelangelo

6Galileo Galilei

7Johannes Gutenberg

8Raphael

9Donatello

10Jan Van Eyck

11Albrecht Durer

12Andreas Vesalius

13Nicolaus Copernicus

14Johannes Kepler

15Tycho Brahe

16Martin Luther

17Pope Paul III

18Thomas More

19John Calvin

20William Shakespeare

21Dante Alighieri

22Petrarch

23Niccolo Machiavelli

24Henry VIII(England)

25Elizabeth I(England)

26Louis XIV(France)

27Peter the Great(Russia)

28Hernan Cortes

29Francisco Pizarro

30Amerigo Vespucci

31Francis Drake

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