The Renaissance

Katherine Soto

what was the change ?

The Renaissance was a huge change in Europe from 1300 - 1600 . It was known as the rebirth of art & learning from Greece & Rome. It took place in Florence , Italy .

who were the people associated with the change ?

How did the change impact society at the time ?

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During the Renaissance people got away from the church & started to question the church & the Pope . People began taking up their own views , & options on the world . Humanism began to take over . Also , the Renaissance was the first burst of cultures after the " Dark Ages "

How is that change seen in today's modern society ?

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In modern society , the Renaissance is seen through art . Leonardo da Vince's paintings are seen in museums . For example , the Mona Lisa , one of his most famous paintings . Another example would be Michelangelo's work on the human body . Also , the church used to rule back then . Today , the church doesn't rule Italy .

Renaissance Man ("Blister in the Sun" by the Violent Femmes)