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Renaissance Begins

Brown Book chapter

humanism A philosophy in which people began to question things more. The people also believed in the worth and potential of all individuals
perspective The appearance of distance or depth on a flat surface,as in a painting
classical art The purpose of this type of art was to show importance of people and leaders. The art was balanced, harmonized, lifelike, nude or in togas, active, believable, calm, and showed no perspective
medieval art The purpose of this type of art was to teach religion to those who could not read or write. The art was religious, important figures were larger, no movement, fully dressed, serious faces, flat, and bright colors
renaissance art The purpose of this type of art was to show importance to people and nature. The art was lifelike, about nature, three dimensional, active, showed emotion, symmetrical, and had perspective
patron A person who supports the arts or other activities by supplying money for them
city-state An independent city-state consisting of a city and its surrounding territory
republic A form of government in which people elect someone to rule in their name
humanities Areas of study that focus on human life and culture, such as history, literature, and ethics
sun Humanism is the sun because it helped to grow the way people looked at things which changed learning which developed more in the Renaissance
flowers Art and learning are the flowers because they grew much more in the Renaissance. They grew because wealthy people had more money to spend on art and humanists questioned everything
roots The roots are medieval because the Renaissance grew from medieval time period. Their art especially developed from medieval art but it adapted just like the people did
stem The stem is classical because Renaissance used similar ideas like the classical art. The Renaissance then grew off classical but it changed as well in a unique way that made in the Renaissance
seeds The seeds are growth of city-states because the city-states grew large so they got more money if it was wealthy. The growth of city-states is one of the reasons people felt they needed a change in their daily lives
water Travel and commerce are the water because it made the towns wealthier so they had more money for art and questionings. Travel and commerce starting adapting in ways such as coins instead of bartering.
Created by: sgrocock45