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the northern renaissance by Mind Map: the northern renaissance
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the northern renaissance

artistic ideas spread

german painters

albrecht durer popularity of his works spread renaissance styles

flemish painters

jan van eyck used oil painting and his paintings displayed unusual realistic details and revealded the personality of his subjects

the norhtern renaissance begins

hundred year war ends in 1453

england and france were unified under a strong monarch.

many cities grew rapidly

elizabeth age

william shakespear

was the most famous writer and his works display a masterful command of the english language and deep under standing of human beings

legacy of reniassance

changes in art

art drew on techniques and styles of classical greece and rome

paintings and sculptures protrayed individuals and nature in more realistic and life like ways

changes in society

printing changed society by making more information avaliable an inexpensive enough for societyat large

a greater avaliability of books promoted an increase desire for learning and a rise in literacythroughout europe

northern writers try to reform society

cristian humanist

desiderius eresmus wrote the praise of folly. and thomas more wrote utopia- means no place

womens reform

only rich family could provide schooling until cristine day pizan came about

printing spreads renaissance ideas

gutenburge improves the printing process

around 1440 johann gutenburge developed a printing press that incorperated a number of technologies in a new way

the process made it possible to rpoduce books quickly and cheaper