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Study the origins, accomplishments, and geographic diffusion of the Renaissance. Study the revival in classical learning and how humanism as a movement arose from that revival. Study Florence and its role in the start of the Renaissance. Learn about the role of independent city-states and families connected with them such as the Doge in Venice (other examples: Pope in Rome, the Medici family in Florence, the Sforza family in Milan, the Este family in Ferrara) in spreading the ideas of the Renaissance. What were the effects of the reopening of the "Silk Road" between Europe and China and the influence of Marco Polo's travels? Study the inventions of printing and paper manufacturing, and the translation of the Bible into the vernacular, and how these affected the spread of knowledge. Study advances in literature, the arts, science, mathematics, cartography, engineering, astronomy and human anatomy that were all made during this era. Learn about Dante Alighieri, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo di Buonarroti, Botticelli, Titian, Durer, Johann Gutenberg, Cervantes, and Shakespeare. --Emily Odza


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Angelo Poliziano (1454-1494).

Niccoló di SPINELLI
15th c Italian Renaissance Applied Arts

Erasmus of Rotterdam.

Albrecht DÜRER (1471-1528)
16th c German Renaissance (Northern) Graphic Arts

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