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La Renaissance. " Renaissance ", voilà un concept qui n'a rien d'évident et qu'il faut discuter car chaque génération le manie à sa façon, et nous aussi… 1.

La Renaissance

Penser la Renaissance. Le mot et l'histoire Le mot a une histoire, comme tous les concepts qu'on emploie pour synthétiser une réalité complexe et changeante. Or il se trouve qu'il est employé par ceux là même qui ont fait la Renaissance, en Italie du moins où le mot Rinascità, rinascimento existe au 15e siècle et est systématisé pour l'art par G. I. La première occurrence littéraire en français se trouve dans le Miracle de Notre Dame (1363) et désigne la seconde naissance, un recommencement sur de nouvelles bases, le passage à une vie nouvelle. II. Nous suivrons essentiellement, avec quelques bémols et quelques perspectives récentes, l'analyse de Wallace K.

III. Quelques voix isolées d'historiens-érudits montraient pourtant dès le XIXe siècle que les origines de la Renaissance plongent dans le Moyen Age : E. Humanism - Rome Reborn: The Vatican Library & Renaissance Culture. Seeking the Wisdom of the Ancients Both the republican elites of Florence and Venice and the ruling families of Milan, Ferrara, and Urbino hired humanists to teach their children classical morality and to write elegant, classical letters, histories, and propaganda.

Humanism - Rome Reborn: The Vatican Library & Renaissance Culture

In the course of the fifteenth century, the humanists also convinced most of the popes that the papacy needed their skills. Sophisticated classical scholars were hired to write official correspondence and propaganda; to create an image of the popes as powerful, enlightened, modern rulers of the Church; and to apply their scholarly tools to the church's needs, including writing a more classical form of the Mass.

The relation between popes and scholars was never simple, for the humanists evolved their own views on theology. Some argued that pagan philosophers like Plato basically agreed with Christian revelation. Costanzo Felici, Historia de coniuratione Catilinae (History of the Catilinarian Conspiracy) Bookmark this item: Italian Renaissance - Facts & Summary. Humanism encouraged people to be curious and to question received wisdom (particularly that of the medieval Church).

Italian Renaissance - Facts & Summary

It also encouraged people to use experimentation and observation to solve earthly problems. As a result, many Renaissance intellectuals focused on trying to define and understand the laws of nature and the physical world. For example, Renaissance artist Leonardo Da Vinci created detailed scientific “studies” of objects ranging from flying machines to submarines. He also created pioneering studies of human anatomy. Likewise, the scientist and mathematician Galileo Galilei investigated one natural law after another. However, perhaps the most important technological development of the Renaissance happened not in Italy but in Germany, where Johannes Gutenberg invented the mechanical movable-type printing press in the middle of the 15th century.

Renaissance. La Renaissance est une grande période de rénovation culturelle qui s’est produite dans l’Europe des xve et xvie siècles, dans les domaines des idées, de la littérature, des arts et des sciences, d’une part, mais, bien sûr, aussi dans ceux de l’économie et du social, et créa une onde de choc dans les sphères du religieux et du politique.


RENAISSANCE. European history. Renaissance, literally “rebirth,” the period in European civilization immediately following the Middle Ages and conventionally held to have been characterized by a surge of interest in Classical learning and values.

European history

The Renaissance also witnessed the discovery and exploration of new continents, the substitution of the Copernican for the Ptolemaic system of astronomy, the decline of the feudal system and the growth of commerce, and the invention or application of such potentially powerful innovations as paper, printing, the mariner’s compass, and gunpowder. To the scholars and thinkers of the day, however, it was primarily a time of the revival of Classical learning ... (100 of 2,298 words) <ul><li><a href="/EBchecked/media/68769/The-Tribute-Money-fresco-by-Masaccio-1425-in-the-Brancacci?

TopicId=497731"><img src=" alt="&ldquo;Tribute Money, The&rdquo;" /><span><em>The Tribute Money</em>, fresco by Masaccio, 1425; in the Brancacci Chapel, Santa Maria del Carmine, Florence.