CU-Boulder HIST 1010 - Humanism and the Italian Renaissance (17 pages)

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Hist 1010 - Western Civilization 1: From Antiquity to the 16th Century

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Transi Tomb English example tomb of Henry Chichele archbishop of Canterbury completed 1425 he died and was buried 1443 Tomb intended for John Wakeman the last Abbot of Tewkesbury died 1541 Niccolo Machiavelli 1469 1527 1 Humanism and the Discovery of the Ancient Past A Humanism and the Ideal of Classical Learning B Re Discovering the Ancient Past New ways of reading Latin Texts Influx of new Greek Texts Thucydides Herodotus Plato Aristotle after 1453 fall of Constantinople to the Turks C New sense of History and Historical Perspective New periodization ancient middle age and present Renaissance New disciplines and ways of studying texts and the past What do we mean by Renaissance 1 Humanism and the Discovery of the Ancient Past A Humanism and the Ideal of Classical Learning B Re Discovering the Ancient Past New ways of reading Latin Texts Influx of new Greek Texts Thucydides Herodotus Plato Aristotle after 1453 fall of Constantinople to the Turks C New sense of History and Historical Perspective New periodization ancient middle age and present Renaissance New disciplines and ways of studying texts and the past What do we mean by Renaissance Michelangelo Buonaratti Sculpture of David Botticelli s Birth of Venus 2 Italy and Humanist Political Theories A The Italian city states Northern and Central Italy Venice Florence Duchy of Milan Papal States Kingdom of Sicily B Classical Models of Political Governance Italian City States during the Renaissance ca 1450 3 Ink Paper and the New World of the Printed Page A Paper and the Press New Technologies Printing and movable type invented in Mainz ca 1450 Johann Gutenberg ca 1395 1468 B Dissemination of the Printed Page By 1500 6 million books printed A block printed scroll of a Chinese translation of a Sanskrit Buddhist work printed 868 The earliest dated piece of block printing yet discovered Wires for a watermark laced into the laid mold maker s sign A copy of the so called Gutenberg Latin Bible printed 1454 1455 in two



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