Italian Literature

How Italy’s famous renaissance changed its literature in French the word renaissance means to be reborn it was the time of wonderful accomplishments in architecture art music, science and exploration the city state of Venice was a trading super power, whose ships were protected by a powerful navy Venice controlled a large empire in the eastern Mediterranean trading throughout the middle east and was described as the new run. Florence is generally described as the cradle of renaissance it developed from a small Roman settlement on the river Arno into a wall urban environment.

Florence had no port but its wealth came from the cloth trade fine while making and later silk nations Italy pioneer, radical changes in treatment of the poor with the ruling elite and the church providing networks of charity including orphanages work houses and shelters most recipients of charity were women social welfare support focused on aspects of women’s poverty such as legitimate births hunger unemployment and domestic violence, the most significant war occurred in my body between 1423- 1454 it was a series of four campaigns between the republic of Venice and the Duchy of Milan and their respective allies for control of northern Italy

During his time the political structure of Italy was transformed with five major political players emerging one of these the Papal States was under the control of the Pope’s who came from the nobility and could scarcely be conceived church they were  ruthless politicians who central goal was the expansion of their political power. The Italian states were often at war with each other between 4092 and 1499 Leonardo work for the Duke of Milan Ludovico’s Forrester designing weapons of warfare during this time he was commissioned to paint virgin of the rocks and the Last supper, the renaissance spread quickly, beginning in the fifth century from its birth place from the Italian city states to the rest of Europe, with the growth of the renaissance these ideas diversified and change adapted to local culture.