erasmus: was a Dutch priest, writer, and scholar who promoted humanism. He wrote texts on various subjects and produced a new Greek edition of the Christian Bible. He also called for a translation of the Bible into the vernacular, or everyday language, to help spread learning, ideas, and education. He also wanted to reform Church corruption.

Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus / Erasmus of Rotterdam / Erasmus - a Dutch Renaissance humanist, Catholic priest, social critic, teacher, and theologian

humanities: study of subjects such as grammar, rhetoric, poetry, and history that were taught in ancient greece and rome

electripipedream: “ Robert Fludd “Utriusque Cosmi Historia” (history of the two worlds) Macrocosm & Microcosm 1619 ”

shakespeare: born in England, became a famous poet and playwright during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. Between 1590 and 1613, he wrote 37 plays that are still performed around the world. He invented words and phrases still used today. Like other Renaissance writers, he took a humanist approach to his characters.

Have you ever wondered what actually happens to your body once you die? Well, if your family decide to get you cremated, this will be what happens to you.

leonardo da vinci: was an italian artist considered the ideal renaissance man due to his varied talents. his interests included botany, anatomy, optics, music, architecture, and engineering. his sketches for flying machines and undersea boats resembled the later inventions of airplanes and submarines.

leonardo da vinci: was an italian artist considered the ideal renaissance man due to his varied talents. his interests included botany, anatomy, optics, music, architecture, and engineering. his sketches for flying machines and undersea boats resembled the later inventions of airplanes and submarines.

johannes gutenberg: was born in germany. he became a goldsmith, printer, and publisher. his pioneering invention of a printing press with moveable type changed the world. around 1455, gutenberg printed the first complete edition of the bible using his press

Johannes Gutenberg was German. He's the one to thank for creating moveable type (the modern printing press).

raphael: a renaissance painter who blended christian and classical styles. his famous paintings include one of the madonna, the mother of jesus, and school of athens, showing an imaginary gathering of great thinkers, scientists, and artists including michelangelo, leonardo, and himself

raphael: a renaissance painter who blended christian and classical styles. his famous paintings include one of the madonna, the mother of jesus, and school of athens, showing an imaginary gathering of great thinkers, scientists, and artists including michelangelo, leonardo, and himself

michelangelo: was an italian painter also known for his sculpture, engineering, architecture, and poems. his famous marble statue, david, shows the influence of ancient greek traditions on renaissance artists. michelangelo painted biblically themed ceiling murals for the sistine chapel in rome. as an architect, he designed the dome of st. peter’s cathedral in rome, later a model for the US capitol in washington DC

michelangelo: was an italian painter also known for his sculpture, engineering, architecture, and poems. his famous marble statue, david, shows the influence of ancient greek traditions on renaissance artists. michelangelo painted biblically themed ceiling murals for the sistine chapel in rome. as an architect, he designed the dome of st. peter’s cathedral in rome, later a model for the US capitol in washington DC

petrarch: lived in florence and was an early renaissance humanist, poet, and scholar. he assembled a library of greek and roman manuscripts gathered from monasteries and churches, helping to preserve these classic works for future generations

petrarch: lived in florence and was an early renaissance humanist, poet, and scholar. he assembled a library of greek and roman manuscripts gathered from monasteries and churches, helping to preserve these classic works for future generations

humanism: an intellectual movement at the heart of the renaissance that focused on education and the classics

humanism: an intellectual movement at the heart of the renaissance that focused on education and the classics

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