Jhalaya G. 3RD
What was the change?
A great cultural movement 14th century Italy was known as the Renaissance era. The movement began in Florence, because the Medici family invested money in Florence to contribute to the development of the city as an artistic society.
Who were the people associated with the change?
The people associated with the Renaissance were Leonardo da Vinci, Dante, Michelangelo Buonarroti, Gutenberg, Petrarch, and Machiavelli. These men were considered the "ideal man" or "Renaissance man" of this era, because they were skillful in dancing, poetry writing, playing music, and were well educated.
Some Renaissance Men
Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci was one of the greatest artist in history. He like to paint pictures that depicted shadows being cast due to objects having light shown on them. He also used linear perspective to create the illusion of depth on a flat surface.
Dante Alighieri was one of the most well educated writers of all time. His works such as La Vita Nuova (The New Life), and The Divine Comedy have influenced the work of many later poets.
Michelangelo was one of the most famous artists in history. He made paintings and also sculpted marble statues. An important contribution of his that is still significant today is the Sistine Chapel.