1450-Printing Press Notes

1450-Printing Press Notes - 1450 Printing press Johann...

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1450 Printing press- Johann Gutenberg Block Printing suggested the printing press Uses moveable type- advancement in speed Paper from the Chinese Skins from animal. (sheep or calf) before paper Renaissance invention- knowledge transfer now possible thru printing press Scientific discovery as well; democratize learning; books are cheap Ex. Martin Luther nailing the protest on a church door of eastern Germany. Friar. Thanks to printing press he created a revolution against Catholicism Cannons Used to knock down city walls 1520- improved musket- Arquebus material from china in the 1200s- Gun powder (1250) Europeans were using it for fireworks and use of dynamite Chivalry of middle ages falls by the wayside (knock knights of a horse) Royal weapons, strengthen the power of kings.
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Unformatted text preview: Copper and iron ore Pisa, Genoa, Venice are the great trading cities of Italy 5 great Italian Powers have emerged through diplomacy Republic- Venice, Florence (Medici Family rule-art) Duchy- Milan Kindom- Naples Papal States, centered around Rome Wrote the rules of modern Diplomacy, great renaissance achievement • Concept of Resident ambassadors- right of a foreign country to establish an embassy in a foreign country • Non- aggression pact- don’t attack eachother The end justifies the means-the result that you want, doesn’t matter about how you achieve it Humanist movement- puts man on center stage, can achieve whatever they want as long as they have the will...
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  • Fall '12
  • Venske
  • renaissance, Johannes Gutenberg, block printing, moveable type- advancement

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