Renaissance Culture

By: Yagairha Astello

Food

The food that the renaissance ate depended on whether you were wealthy or a peasants. The peasants ate soups and bread and they even ate vegetables such as carrots and eggs. The peasants didn't really seat meat because the meat was really expensive and rare. But the wealthy people didn't eat like the peasant they ate really expensive meat but the peasant and the wealthy people did have something in common the both ate soups but the wealthy people had more flavor to it.

Clothing

The type of clothing really depended on what you can really afford it. Here are some examples of what the rich people wore back then. The rich men wore colorful tights a really nice shirt and a nice coat. The rich women wore long dress and a nice fur coat. The peasants women wore long dresses but they were really dirty because the dresses were dragged on the dirt and water. The peasant men wore faded clothing.

History

The renaissance was a point of time from the 14th and 17th century in Italy . In this time it went through the Middle Ages and modern time. The word "Renaissance" means "rebirth".

Transportation

Transportation in the renaissance period was very difficult because they would have to suffer uneven surfaces, big rocks falling from cliffs and also robbers waiting for them so they can steal their goods. Back then they rode horses to travel around to long distances.

Housing

The housing for the poor was either a shack or they lived on the streets. It was really bad for the poor people because they had to suffer through the freezing cold and the hot summers. Rich people lived in castles they also lived in something similar to a mansion but alot bigger.

Traditions

Wedding traditions were that men had to be 14 years older that women. Most women didn't get married until the age of 24 but not in OUR day.More than 3/4 were married before they reached 19

Architecture

Renaissance architecture is the architecture of the period between the early 15th and early 17th centuries in different regions of Europe, demonstrating a conscious revival and development of certain elements of ancient Greek and Roman thought and material culture.