Renaissance

Katherine  Chen
Mind Map by Katherine Chen , updated more than 1 year ago
Katherine  Chen
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Renaissance Mind Map

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Renaissance

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  • "Great Rebirth" on the classical art and learnings. 
1 Ancient Greece and Roman

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  •    The Ancient Roman and Greece is the foundation of the Renaissance and without it, the Renaissance wouldn't be even possible.      The connection between two is that the Ancient Roman and Greece has the culture of "Classical Period" The classical period is basics of Renaissance art but with some improvements.
1.1 Art

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  •    The art was important because Renaissance is the rebirth of the art and learnings that was improve upon classical period arts.     This was connected to Ancient Greece and Roman because the arts are improvements on classical period, which is the culture of Ancient Greece and Roman.
1.1.1 Perspectives

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  • This marked one of the portraits of Renaissance paintings. The paintings often have a full background which showed perspectives and added depth. 
1.1.2 Non Religious Scene

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  • The paintings and drawing of Renaissance period also sometimes showed no religious scenes. 
1.1.3 Donatello

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  • Donatello is very important because of his sculptures. His works expressed personality and mood. For example, his statue of David.
1.1.4 Michelangelo

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  • Michelangelo is one of the greatest artist and he is known for painting and sculpture. Famous work includes David and Pieta which were still famous after hundreds of years.
1.1.5 Raphael

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  • Raphael was an artist and an architect. He was known for his art piece, Madonna. His artpiece was really famous and still was until the day of now. 
1.2 Architecture
1.2.1 Brunelleschi

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  • Brunelleschi was important mainly because he was the one who finished Duomo, a famous catholic church's roof. (The round thingy) This is one of the most important architectural example back in the Renaissance period because it is Renaissance design. It showed a great example of how it combine some classical period ideas. 
2 Rebirth of Classical Ideas

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  • The Renaissance is the period of time were great interest of art and learnings in Classical Period because popular again. 
3 Humanism

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  • The Renaissance also promotes the idea of humanism. Humanism promote that every individual should have rights and their own thinking.  This is important because it is one of the factor that the arts and learnings grew so huge over the whole Europe. 
3.1 Independent Thinking

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  • Humanism is basically independent thinking or promotes the idea of self studying.  This is important because without the interest of studying, then the humanism idea won't even spread.
3.2 Printing

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  • They are related because printing is one of the reason individual study became really popular. Books and paper were expensive back in the days but however, after the printing technique, everyone can own books which interest people to study. 
3.2.1 Gutenburg

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  • He is the guy who invented the printer. This was important because it promotes the Humanism which especially on the studies. Books and paper were a lot cheaper and it helped the make everyone want to learn and read. It also helped them to think individually. 
3.2.1.1 Famoud printed bible

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  • After Gutenburg invent the printer, the most frequently printed book was the bible. More people understands the bible and the whole church religion. It helps the catholic church to gain power.
3.3 Petrarch

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  • Petrarch is the first humanist and he loves to study the old books.  Eventually, he created a book that has a collection of ancient Latin and Greek literature. He was important since the the literature piece was still studied even till now. 
3.4 Power of church and King challenged

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  • Renaissance promotes humanism and individual thinkings, which opposite, the churches and kings believe that people should do what they were suppose to do. The Renaissance however, promote that people should be curious and question things. Therefore, two beliefs crashed together. 
4 Writing

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  • Writing is a part of Renaissance as the literature of classical pieces were recreated. 
4.1 Donatello
4.2 shakespeare

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  • shakespeare is a talented play writer and he wrote a lot plays that are still famous till this day. His works inspired the later writers and leave a lasting mark on English literature. 
5 Change

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  • Renaissance marked the change of thinkings. For example, the rebirth of classical literature indicates the interest of studying, and even the promotes the humanism which changes people's thinking.
6 Science

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  • Just like the art and literature, science also improved a lot during the Renaissance period.
6.1 Copernicus

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  • Copernicus proposed that the Earth orbits around the sun, which is the heliocentric model. He eventually went against the Catholic church since they believe god made everything for human, therefore Earth should be in the middle. I put him here mainly because he belong to the science category.
6.2 Galileo

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  • He discovered a new research that there are four moons that revolve around the Jupiter. He dedicated his life researching and proposing which eventually when against the Catholic churches just like Copernicus. 
6.3 Vesalius

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  • He was a Belgium scientist who published the early stage of medical textbook. He was passionate in studying human anatomies and the human structures. I put him here because he's a scientist.
6.3.1 Medicine

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  • Vesalius wrote a book mainly on medicine and anatomy which eventually became the first medical textbook. 
7 Florence, Italy

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  • Florence is the main city that the Renaissance started. This is important because without the Florence starting Renaissance, it wouldn't have carried out to the whole Europe and became one of the greatest period of time. 
7.1 Politics

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  • The politics in Florence helped the Renaissance to develop and at the same time, kept the order of Florence. 
7.1.1 Medici Family

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  • Medici family is the Florence's central governors. They remain their power in several way including building a lot palaces. They have great wealth, and are one of the reason that the Renaissance Art are so popular. 
7.1.1.1 Machiavelli

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  • He was a writer who wrote The Prince which was talking about his experience of watching the struggles of powerful family. The book eventually became really popular and was still study to now. 
7.2 Patrons

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  • Patrons are wealthy people who treated art as one social status. They helped the art to become really popular and eventually also help the Renaissance to spread. 
8 Leonardo Da Vinci

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  • He was an artist, scientist, engineer, and inventor. He drew the famous painting, Mona Lisa, and he also create invention ideas that are far ahead of their time. Leonardo Da Vinci is the perfect example of renaissance since his multiple interest and studies. 
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