The Renaissance LECTURE OUTLINE
1. What does the term “Renaissance” as a historical period mean?
2. General issues:
a. The "rediscovery" of the Classical world
3. The Italian Renaissance
a. Causes and Contexts
b. Types of Humanism: Christian Humanism (Petrarch); Civic Humanism (Alberdi)
d. Italian Renaissance Art
e. Why did the Italian Renaissance end?
4. The Northern Renaissance
a. Christian Humanism in the North (Erasmus, Thomas Moore)
b. Secular Literature (Rabelais)
c. Northern Renaissance Art