Renaissance Humanism

Renaissance Humanism - -Returning to the sources-Invention...

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Renaissance Humanism - New importance of Classical era thought, culture, literature, and science - New emphasis on innovation - New emphasis on public action and service - Development of broad knowledge, idea of a “Renaissance Man” - New interest in the sciences - Emulate the virtues and teachings of the ancients - Hoped to help the new empires by studying the old
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Unformatted text preview: -Returning to the sources-Invention of the printing press and movable type changed the face of culture-Communications revolution-Facilitated the free expression and exchange of ideas-Classical ideas are still in use today, even in America-...
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