FC: The Life and Times Of Shakespeare By Nick Nelson
1: TABLE OF CONTENTS | Geography................Page 2 Religion................Page 4 Achievements................Page 6 Politics................Page 8 Economy................Page 10 Society................Page 12 EQ................Page 14 Bibliography................Page 15
2: Geography of Italian Renaissance | Italy is on a peninsula which led to the development of City States such as Milan, Florence (shown lower left), Ferrara, and Mantua.
3: Geography of Elizabethan England | Elizabethan England took place on the island of Great Britain and included countries such as Wales and Scotland.
4: Religion of Italian Renaissance | During the Italian Renaissance, the dominant religion was Catholic. Religion was a key part of the time because it united the people and led them to value life more.
5: Religion of Elizabethan England | During Elizabethan England, Queen Elizabeth forced the Protestant religion by law. The national religion was then changed to catholic and then back again.
6: Achievements of Italian Renaissance | The Italian Renaissance produced some of the worlds best artwork such as the Mona Lisa (left). Some of its other great achievements include the idea of humanism, which is the idea that people should be valued as individuals. Also, they had good music, expensive clothing and material luxuries.
7: Achievements of Elizabethan England | The success in England led to many achievements. Mostly Art and Architecture but also the Armor of George Clifford (left) and the production of purses made from gold.
8: Politics of Italian Renaissance | The politics in Italy during the Renaissance consisted of the independent city states. Also, large, wealthy families were powerful in the government.
9: Politics of Elizabethan England | The government in England during this time consisted of Queen Elizabeth who was also known as the virgin queen. She was also aided by Parliament.
10: Economy of Italian Renaissance | One major economic success during the Renaissance was the commercial Revolution. This is when there was a large expansion of trade and business throughout Italy.
11: Economy of Elizabethan England | The economy in England was not good at all. It had immense poverty throughout the country and was very unsuccessful.
12: Society of Italian Renaissance | The people in Italy developed the idea of humanism, which is valuing a person as an individual. This changed some of the expectations for men and women. Men should be charming, witty, well educated in classics. They should dance, sing, play music, and write music. Women were expected to be somewhat familiar with the classics and they should be charming and an inspiration for artwork.
13: Society of Elizabethan England | During this time, people in england wanted to be known best for their hospitality. Many people frequently gave alms to the poor. They also spoke in old style English, which uses words such as thee and thou.
14: Essential Question | The Renaissance influences literature and history because the arts were a major part of society during this time period. Since they were a key part, many people became painters, sculptors, poets, musicians and so on. And because of the many people joining the arts, there were many great artists that emerged from this time. There work influence history because of the impact it still has on the world today.
15: "Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History." Made in the Royal Workshops: Armor of George Clifford, Third Earl of Cumberland [English (Greenwich)] (32.130.6). Web. 27 Apr. 2012.