RENAISSANCE ASSIGNMENT Lesson 1: The Italian Renaissance Text 1: The Italian Renaissance What were some important characteristics of the Renaissance? Important characteristics of the Renaissance was the change in world view, the emphasis on the Humanist movement, and how it supported the curiosity. E: “ Spurred by a reawakened interest in thelearning of ancient Greece and Rome, creative Renaissance minds set out to transform their own age.” E: “ Humanist scholars studied classical Greek and Roman cultures, hoping to use wisdom of the ancients to increase their understanding of their own times.” E: “ Pica della Mirandola, captured the spirit of adventure and confidence in human abilities.”Text 2: The Renaissance Begins in Italy Why did Italy’s historic legacy make it an ideal place for the Renaissance to begin? it was the perfect location to start because Italy was part of Rome, it was constantly remined of its former glory, the trade in the cit flourished, new ideas brought by trade. E: “ Architectural remains, antique statues, coins, and inscriptions were all daily reminders of the glory of ancient Rome.” E: “ City states like Florence, Milan, Venice, and Genoa grew into prosperous centers of trade and manufacturing.”
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