The rebirth of the classics. The time of creativity and change in many areas such as political, social, economic and cultural. Changed that took place in the way people viewed themselves and their world.
financial supporter of the arts. In the north, it was a monarch and in the south it was a religious leader. (Church) The Medici family was a great patron
the center of the energy and brilliance of the Italian Renaissance. Produced number of gifted poets, artists, architects, scholars and scientists.
an intellectual movement that focused on worldly subjects rather than on the religious issues that had occupied medieval thinkers. Focused on human potential and achievements, and studied the classics.
the subjects taught in ancient Greek and Roman schools such as grammar, rhetoric, poetry and history.
making distant objects smaller than those close to the viewer, to make a painting three dimensional. Lines recede toward a single vanishing point.