Explorers of the Renaissance

by Robert Curley

Publisher: Britannica Educational Pub. in New York

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Robert Curley
SeriesThe Renaissance
Classifications
LC ClassificationsG175 .E965 2013
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Paginationxviii, 145p.
Number of Pages164
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25299720M
ISBN 109781615308798
LC Control Number2012015599

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The allure of far-off lands, the promise of untapped resources, and a hunger for building global empires prompted Renaissance explorers to journey into the unknown.

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The allure of far-off lands, the promise of untapped resources, and a hunger for building global empires prompted Renaissance explorers to journey into the unknown. Battling harsh seafaring conditions, disease, and any number of unknown threats to their health and safety, the individuals profiled in this volume shaped the world map.

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The Renaissance era was a period of learning and cultural development in Europe during the 14th to the 17th centuries. Beginning in Florence, Italy, the learning of the Renaissance soon spread all over Europe, with an emphasis on intellectual inquiry and Classical.

Gavin Menzies had the idea to write his first book after he and his wife Marcella visited the Forbidden City for their twenty-fifth wedding s noticed that they kept encountering the year and, concluding that it must have been an extraordinary year in world history, decided to write a book about everything that happened in the world in Genre: Pseudohistory.

As the feudal system broke down and lords lost power, nations began to form under the rule of powerful kings. The increase in trade during the Renaissance led to an Age of Exploration. During this era of discovery, European explorers searched for new trade routes to.

Encyclopedia Britannica, The allure of far-off lands, the promise of untapped resources, and a hunger for building global empires prompted Renaissance explorers to journey into the unknown. Battling harsh seafaring conditions, disease, and any number of unknown threats to their health and safety, the individuals profiled in this volume shaped the world map, setting the stage for future.

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In The Renaissance Explorers: With History Projects for Kids, readers ages 10 through 15 find out more about what it meant to be an explorer and follow the biographies of five famous Renaissance explorers, including Niccolò de Conti, Bartolomeu Dias, Vasco da Gama, Pêro da Covilhã, and Ferdinand Magellan, from their childhoods until their exhilarating days of scouting new-to-them lands.

Using the. Exploration usually demands the qualities of bravery, curiosity and organising ability. Arabia demanded more of the voyager: linguistic ability of a high order, scholarship and an imaginative temperament. It was also necessary to be able to pass as a native, if not of Arabia then of part of the Islamic world.

The early explorers faced untold dan. The Renaissance was a fervent period of European cultural, artistic, political and economic “rebirth” following the Middle Ages. Generally described as taking place from the 14th century to the 17th century, the Renaissance promoted the rediscovery of classical philosophy, literature and art.

Review for Test on Renaissance & Explorers Learn with flashcards, games, and more — for free. History >> Renaissance for Kids The Age of Exploration (also called the Age of Discovery) began in the s and continued through the s.

It was a period of time when the European nations began exploring the world. They discovered new routes to India, much of the Far East, and the Americas.

Explorers of the Renaissance by Robert Curley,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.5/5(1). Leonardo da Vinci, the archetype of the Renaissance man.

This is a list of notable people associated with the Renaissance. 1 Artists and architects. 2 Mathematicians. 7 Explorers and navigators. 9 Other influential people. Artists and architects.

Filippo Brunelleschi. Albrecht Dürer. Sandro Botticelli. Albrecht Altdorfer. Alonso Berruguete. COLUMBUS AND THE RENAISSANCE EXPLORERS Download Columbus And The Renaissance Explorers ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to Columbus And The Renaissance Explorers book pdf for free now. Encyclopedia Britannica, As the Age of Exploration came to a close, the world seemed to be a significantly smaller place than it once was, with more major landmasses identified on the global map.

Yet questions and unknowns remained and details had yet to be filled in. Armed with greater knowledge and better equipment than their predecessors, explorers in the late Renaissance and Enlightenment.

In The Renaissance Inventors: With History Projects for Kids, readers 10 through 15 explore the period of European history from the fourteenth to seventeenth centuries while focusing on the biographies of five inventors from that time and the creations they brought to the world.

The lives of Leonardo da Vinci, Galileo Galilei, Leon Battista Alberti, Johannes Gutenberg, and Gerardus Mercator are brought to life. Readable and informative, this major text in Reformation history is a detailed exploration of the many facets of the Reformation, especially its relationship to the Renaissance.

Estep pays particular attention to key individuals of the period, including Wycliffe, Huss, Erasmus, Luther, Zwingli, and Calvin. Illustrated with maps and pictures.2/5(1). Books for reference and further reading: Everyday Life in the Renaissance By Kathryn Hinds. Renaissance: Eyewitness Books by Andrew Langley.

Life and Times: Leonardo and the Renaissance by Nathaniel Harris. Your Travel Guide to Renaissance Europe by Nancy Day. Essential History of Art by Laura Payne. Read this book on Questia. Explorers of Arabia from the Renaissance to the End of the Victorian Era by H.

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Miguel de Cervantes Miguel was a Spanish influential writer during the Renaissance. He wrote numerous plays and works of fiction, including Novelas ejemplares in Cervantes was not widely known, however, until the publication of his most influential piece, Don Quixote de la novel was published in and made Cervantes extremely popular in Spain, and this novel tells of a.

Here you'll find information on European history including the Renaissance, Middle Ages and medieval life, and the age of exploration by European explorers through books and websites selected by. The book, "The Travels of Marco Polo," inspired Columbus and other European explorers.

Although not actually written by Marco Polo, it was a faithful record of his travels. Asked in Renaissance.

The Book in the Renaissancereconstructs the first years of the world of print, exploring the complex web of religious, economic, and cultural concerns surrounding the printed word. From its very beginnings, the printed book had to straddle financial and religious imperatives, as well as the very different requirements and constraints of the.Exploration, The Renaissance, Reformation and Exploration** study guide by websterr2 includes 61 questions covering vocabulary, terms and more.

Quizlet flashcards, activities and games help you improve your grades.It involved the development and advancement of literature, art, politics, religion and science. A growing interest in the world and curiosity was an important part of the Renaissance and one of the key reasons for European exploration.

The Renaissance resulted in a number of inventions. Some of these inventions changed the world forever.