means “rebirth”, an era which emphasises education, art and critical thinking.
a city that with its surrounding territory forms an independent state.
Italian city-state was the birthplace of the Renaissance.
rich banking family in Florence and controlled the government also.
a way of thinking and learning that stresses the importance of human abilities and actions.
An artistic technique that creates the appearance of three dimensions on a flat surface.
Leonardo da Vinci
Italian Renaissance artist that painted The Last Supper and Mona Lisa, he was also an engineer, architect, sculptor, and scientist.
Italian Reniassance sculptor, painter, poet, engineer, and architect; famous works include the mural on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel and the sculpture of the David
Italian Renaissance painter who painted members of the Medici family and religious figures.
Inventor of the printing press, Gutenberg Bible and movable type.
Renaissance invention; made possible the mass production of printed books and other texts,; increased literacy.
Italian Reniassance writier and politician; observed political events that lead to the essay he wrote called “The Prince”.
The art and science of building
Renaissance astronomer; first person to state that Earth and the other planets travel around the sun.
Renaissance astronomer; explained how the planets travel around the sun.
Renaissance astronomer; provided evidence that the sun is the center of the solar system; conflicted with the church and placed under house arrest.
Renaissance astronomer and physicist, showed how gravity controls the motion of the planets around the sun as well as the motion of the Moon.
study of the structure of the human body
idea to paint and sculpt subjects realistically. It involves a number of techniques that make the subjects and background look like they would in real life.