The Renaissance

And all in it ..

The change

The renaissance was a movement towards a secular society. The renaissance focused on art and culture. Thinkers started studying classical texts. Away from religion.

People associated

Dante wrote in the vernacular native language. Since most people didnt speak latin more people had access to his literature. Petrarch was the father of renaissance humanism. He was a great writer and poet. Erasmus believed in "christanty of the heart" and didnt see the rules and ceromonies as important. He was a christan humanist.


long and short term effects

short: Continued focus on the human body.

long: Expanded learning, art and literature. Leonardo da Vinci painted the Mona Lisa and the last supper. The dome and the sculpture of David was made by Michelangelo.

This is the renaissance