Standard: 7.8.4 ||
The Renaissance Legacy
Linear Perspective: a mathematical system for representing three-dimensional space on a flat surface
Leonardo da Vinci: Renaissance genius, multitalented artist, writer, musician, scientist, and inventor
Michelangelo: Renaissance genius, a painter, sculptor, architect, and poet
Dante: Renaissance writer: The Divine Comedy
William Shakespeare: Renaissance writer: Romeo and Juliet
Miguel de Cervantes: Renaissance writer: Don Quixote
sonnet: a poem of fourteen lines with a fixed rhyming pattern
Summary: The Renaissance had a great impact on art, architecture, and literature in the modern world.
Study Guide Questions
CP 493. What ideas did Renaissance architects borrow from classical Greece and Rome?
CP 495. Who were Dante, Shakespeare, and Cervantes?
CYP 490, 1a. Name two art techniques developed by Renaissance artists?
CYP 495, 1b. What is the legacy of artists such as Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo?
CYP 495, 2a. What literary contributions did Dante, Shakespeare, Cervantes make?
CYP 495, 2b. Explain why each writer is still considered important today.
|Homework: Read chapter 17, section 4, and choose one assignment;