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The Renaissance – 15 th century Humanism o Greco-Roman culture o Individualism, Secularism(of this world) Causes o Black death’s devastation sensitizes people to the dignity of human life especially in Italy Italy was the center of the Roman Empire o Revival of commerce in Italian city-states In between the spice markets of the east and northern Europe where people want the spices o Sociology of Renaissance Italian family Feminization of the family Men seemed feminized Spent early years building up profit Married young girls who would be able to provide them with lots of children Dowry Husbands die way before wives In wedding vows husband put in that wives couldn’t remarry Mothers had huge influence on their sons Irony of the Renaissance –created something new but not in the way of the westerner today. Not by inventing something new but by working backwards. Modern was the result of a civilization that looked not to the future but to the past
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