July 14 notesp - July 14, 2006 Renaissance o Lots of...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
July 14, 2006 Renaissance o Lots of creative activity (music, literature, philosophy, painting, etc.) o Literally means “rebirth” Everything before was dead, Dark Ages o Weakening church o Lots of secular devices o People of the time identified themselves as better, smarter than predecessors o Printing press led to more literacy o Better arts in all forms o Trying to recreate Roman and Greek Empires Artistic beauty Philosophical knowledge Musical themes with gods/goddesses Distancing themselves from immediate past o Cities developing o Specialization in society Not just peasants, church, and nobility More jobs Less feudal o Exploration Not always good Exploited people, other cultures Some say biggest genocide period o Humanism Humans come to fore-front Separate Renaissance and Middle Ages Church/God no longer dictated Art focuses on people now More features on people o Music Mostly choral Still complex – no necessarily better
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 3

July 14 notesp - July 14, 2006 Renaissance o Lots of...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online