Compare And Contrast Medieval And Renaissance Era

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In my essay, I will be describing how medieval times lead to the 14th century Renaissance modern era. How many people lived there lives in the 14th century was very different how people lived in the Renaissance era. I will compare and contrast throughout my essay, how the 14th century and was different and what led to the Renaissance era. The middle Ages people were not as advanced so everything was centered on war and death. The medieval period is known in history as the era of European history focusing around the start of the 15th century, which came after the demise of the Roman Empire, which was due mainly to The Hundred Years War between France and England. The war, which was started over land, led to more problems even affecting religion.…show more content…
This was due to the printing press, invented by German Gutenberg in 1445, he really changed the Renaissance era even more and this was a big step for millions of people in Europe. People could now afford to buy books, with the help of the printing press book making became affordable and books were printed in a quick timely matter. That 's another difference between medieval times and Renaissance times; in medieval time’s book were all handwritten only people of high power such as priest and monks had books due to them not being in a language that could be could be translated. Most books were in Latin. This was the start of novels and poetry of the Renaissance, as I stated earlier in the high middle class having money, they were excited to buy books that they could translate. Many books were sold out through European countries. This is how people started to grasp the concept of a better education and lead to the start of humanism. Scholars of this time had decided to get back into learning the study of the Romans and Greeks. Wanting to learn more about art and culture, they studied and learn to translate and read Latin and Greek scripts on the study of art and…show more content…
Leonardo da Vinci, who was not only known for his painting was also a skilled scholar who was interested in the study of science and designed mechanical objects along with blue prints to many other machines he created. Da Vinci brought a different perspective to the renaissance era with his painting. Da Vinci used perspective in his paintings using small objects, he made them appear to be far away also experimenting with shade, colors and light. Two of Da Vinci most famous art pieces are The Last Supper, were the picture show Jesus and his 12 Apostils as Jesus tell the apostils one of them will betray him. And the noted Mona Lisa, the portrait of a young woman
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