Lecture 6 - Early Renaissance: Brunelleschi I. Renaissance...

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Early Renaissance: Brunelleschi I. Renaissance a. Astronomy, archaeology b. Rediscovery of classics and antiquity c. Due to change in perception of globe d. Painting e. Spain/Portugal explore the New World i. 2 cultures at same time ii. Americas iii. Antiquity f. Quattrocento = 1400s (15 th century) g. Rediscovering past while learning about new cultures (exploration) II. Humanism a. Study of ancient texts b. Sense of culture based on humankind III. Vitruvius a. Copy of his work found in Switzerland IV.Italy a. Lots of states at war with each other b. Pope = king of Rome c. Florence emerges as cultural center i. Not richest ii. Not biggest iii. Not most military iv. Most intellectual v. Been visited by Greek scholars bringing Plato and Aristotle manuscripts vi. Rely on Trade vii.Tight knit city viii. Culture of math = supreme 1. Abacus ix. Arabic numerals used V. Florence a. Founded by Romans b. 1 surviving building c. Former amphitheater = castles in a circle shape VI.Santa Maria del Fiore
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2011 for the course HAA 0040 taught by Professor Franktoker during the Fall '10 term at Pittsburgh.

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Lecture 6 - Early Renaissance: Brunelleschi I. Renaissance...

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