Renaissance. The Renaissance “Rebirth” 14 th – 17 th century (1300s – 1600s) Began in Italy...
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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
10Jan Van Eyck
17Pope Paul III
27Peter the Great(Russia)