02 Early Renaissance

02 Early Renaissance - Early Renaissance What was the...

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Unformatted text preview: Early Renaissance What was the Renaissance? The period following the middle ages (lasting, in Italy, from 1450-1550) Rebirth of classical Greece and Rome Rise of Humanism Ancient Renaissance Florence Florence Seeking civic status versus other cities Seeking civic power versus other cities Creative idea: A contest to increase status and power of the city City Hall (Signoria) Baptistry Doors A plea to God (medieval) and a creative venture (Renaissance) Pisano Competitions Gates of Paradise-Ghiberti II Ghiberti I Sacrifice of Isaac Panels Brunelleschi Ghiberti Gates of Paradise The Medici Dynasty Giovanni de Medici Cosimo de Medici Piero de Medici Lorenzo de Medici Piero de Medici (II) Savonarola no Medicis Republic (Machiavelli) no Medicis Medici popes Medici dukes Medici Power Medicis were willing to take risks to gain power They backed a pirate to become pope and succeeded...
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