The Northern Renaissance

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The Northern Renaissance by Mind Map: The Northern Renaissance

1. Types of Painters

1.1. Flemish Painters - Used oil-based paints to develop techniques that painters still use today.

1.2. German Painters - Based work upon realism, and used woodcuts and engravings to do this.

2. Reforming Society

2.1. Women's Reforms - Some women spoke out against the practices in society in dealings with things such as education. They fought for equal treatment.

2.2. Christian Humanists - Tried to change society by poking fun at greedy merchants, heart sick lovers, quarrelsome scholars, and pompous priests.

3. The Elizabethan Age

3.1. Named after Queen Elizabeth I - Shakespeare was part of the Elizabethan Age, and was the best writer of the time.

4. Printing Spreads Renaissance Ideas

4.1. Johann Gutenberg made an improved printing press - This press incorporated new technologies and an improved processm with it one could produce books quickly and cheaply.