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The Northern Renaissance by Mind Map: The Northern Renaissance
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The Northern Renaissance

Begins

Hundred Years war ends in 1453

England and France had strong monarchs

Castles became showcases for renaissance art

Artistic Ideas Spread

1494 French king lauches war through northern Italy

Artists and scientist seek refuge in the north

Northern writers try to reform society

they focused on the failure of the Christian church

Latin was the language of choice

Women's Reforms

family's could afford to send all children to school

Elizabethan Age

1558-1603 she was well educated

Shakespeare came from this period

Printing spreads Renaissance Ideas

Gutenberg creates printing press

books that took years to write were made in only days

Legacy of the Renaissance

period of great artistic and social change

provided the break focused at the church

more democratic ideas

Changes in the arts

art drew on techniques and styles of classical Greece and Rome

paintings and sculptures portrayed individuals and nature in more realistic and lifelike ways

Artists created works that were secular as well as those thatwere religious

the arts praised individual achievement

Changes in Society

printing changed it by making more information availiable and inexpensive enough for society at large

a greater availability of books prompted an increased desire for learning and a rise in literacy throughout Europe

published accounts of new discoveries, maps, and charts led to further discoveries in a variety of fields

published legal proceedings made the laws clear so that people were more likely to understand their rights

Christian humanists' attempts to reform society changed views about how life should be lived

people began to question political structures and religious practices