Renaissance __The Transitional Era

Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
Pablo Picasso

Background of Renaissance

Renaissance Gained Momentum

Role of Press in Promulgating Renaissance Ideas

Who Sponsored Renaissance?

Important figures of Renaissance

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519 CE)

Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus (1466 – 1536 AD)

Rene Descartes(1596–1650 AD)

Voltaire (1694–1778)

Galileo Galilei (1564–1642 AD)

Thomas Hobbes (1588- 1679)

  • Curiosity is the lust of the mind.
  • The condition of man . . . is a condition of war of everyone against everyone.
  • Leisure is the mother of Philosophy.
    Thomas Hobbes

Michaelangelo (1475–1564 AD)

Flippo Brunelleschi(1377 –1446)

Niccolo Michaevli (1469_1527)

  • The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
  • It is much safer for a leader to be feared than loved. .
  • Politics have no relation to morals.
  • The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.

William Shakespeare (1564 – 1616)

Donatello(1386 – 1466)

After Renaissance

Protestant Reformation.

Geographic Exploration.

Abndance in Literature

Rise of Nationalism



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