Humanism (Art (Architecture, Painting, Sclupture, Literature),…
Philosophers and Scholars
Strong defender of the Roman Catholic church. Wanted the bible to be translated into common languages so that everyone could read it.
Students should learn to discuss, argue, reason and apply their knowledge, not just memorize facts.
Learn the bible and the classics so people could understand why it is important to give back to society.
Faith was necessary to human life.
Promoted the study of Greek and Roman classical texts by translating them into common languages others could read.
Believed educated people read books, traveled, and were surrounded by art.
Was a Christian, believed in God and the value of life on earth.
Italy's first humanist scholar.
Believed that travel and experiencing other cultures changed a person's worldview.
Michel de Montaigne
How Ideas Spread
More people moved into cities
Travel was safer, people began to travel as tourists.
There was more freedom to explore ideas in the arts and sciences.