Europe's main peninsulas are the iberian, italian, and balkan, located in southern europe, and the scandinavian and jutland, located in northern europe the link between these peninsulas has made europe a dominant economic, social, and cultural force throughout recorded history europe's physical. At first many who wanted a humanist education went to italy, and many foreign names appear on the rosters of the italian universities by the end of northern humanism cities were also markets for culture the resumption of urban growth in the second half of the 15th century coincided with the diffusion of renaissance. Thomas more's utopia is in many respects a typical product of renaissance humanism in fact, we might argue that due to its publication in the sixteenth century it provides a later example and certainly one much more likely to have been influenced by the half century of italian and northern european. At the time the sherlock holmes stories first were printed it was easier factually to make generalizations about cultural and national differences it was also more socially acceptable of the european cultures you could compare, italians and th. Answer by kaiser kuo, dabbler in history: the renaissance was a cultural and intellectual movement that peaked during the 15th and 16th centuries, thou. Cultural similarities on a general level, france, italy and spain are similar nations they are neighboring western european nations whose cultures, languages, and social identities share many similarities the french, italians, and spanish have a similar approach to life and value the same types of.
Summary the cities of italy prospered during the late middle ages, serving as trading posts connecting europe to the byzantine empire and the moslem world via the mediterranean sea commerce enriched and empowered regions in which the feudal system had not taken a strong hold, especially in northern italy. Culture of italy - history, people, clothing, women, beliefs, food, customs, family, social ge-it finally, and allied to both these movements, it was from this society that was born the civilization of the italian renaissance that in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries was to be exported to the rest of europe italian rivalries of. However, the northern europe was much more religious in its concerns than the italian renaissance the northern many german, english and other northern humanists saw no contradictions between christianity and the study of ancient cultures and believed that they could be reconciled the religious.
Differences between the italian an northern renaissance the renaissance was a period of great cultural and technological changes which swept europe from the end of the 13th century it was integral in developing europe into a powerhouse although, each part of europe was subjected to different changes, there were. Italian and northern european renaissance the italian and northern europe renaissances were both an important mark in history by changing the ideals of life, thought, culture, and art of the people's of this time in this paper i will explain the motive for change in these cultures, including the similarities.
Renaissance art was socially significant, in italy and northern europe, because it consciously devised to portray for posterity the merits of the class which the aim of the essay is to outline the origin of the italian and northern renaissance and then compare the italian and northern styles in painting. Prior to this cultural rebirth, artworks were mostly not made to scale paintings were unrealistic and disproportionate religious figures seemed to be the focus of many works the renaissance changed the old social context of art by introducing humanism, new themes and techniques [tags: art, the renaissance, europe,. Short biographies of over 1,900 renaissance and reformation figures mentioned in the works of erasmus particularly useful for northern europe civic humanism created the intellectual foundations for a transformation of italian culture in the renaissance and, ultimately, the modern world, in baron's. Moreover, the discussion will be embedded in the cultural and historical context in which the painting was created by underlining the special status of nuremberg and venice in the late 15th century further similarities between dürer and the italian renaissance are the use of warm colours and the soft transitions of tones.
These intellectual and artistic developments first took place in the world of the italian city states, but eventually, the invention of the printing press in the mid- fifteenth century allowed these cultural trends to spread to other parts of europe which resulted in the creation of the northern renaissance movement although the.
This theme focuses on the similarities, differences and extent of artistic, cultural, intellectual and technological developments in italy the causes of development and the spread of the renaissance: economic, political, religious, social and cultural reasons to the discipline developed in northern europe where classical. The northern renaissance is thought to be the renaissance that occurred in european countries after the italian renaissance ideas on humanism diffused around europe, it is popularly thought that it occurred when king francis the 1st imported italian art and influencing french culture 3 the key and obvious differences.
The layout of the land might have also played a significant role on how the renaissance took place in the northern and southern parts of europe italy is a place were trade was abundant, and they were exposed to different cultures ( asians and the like) these gave them the option to develop and discover. For the first time in northern europe, oil was used as a painting medium though there are also some similarities between the two, ie both had an interest in the greek and roman cultures and their perspective of using human feelings and ideologies in their paintings and sculptures there are also some. In the view of the humanists, the painter giotto (d 1337) and the vernacular writer and early humanist francesco petrarch (1304–1374) led the rebirth or renaissance most italian intellectuals from the mid-fifteenth century on held these views northern europeans of the sixteenth century also reached the conclusion that a. Guido ruggiero's new social and cultural history of italy between 1250 and 1575 begins at the end of the world and ends at the beginning of the 'great at the heart of ruggiero's italian dream, or 'suggestion for a new paradigm' (p14) for the renaissance as a period and movement lies the notion of virtù.