• Period: Jan 1, 1300 to


    in the early 1300s a movement began in italy called the renaissance or rebith. it was both a philosophical and artistic movement.
  • May 17, 1304


    oneof the first humanist was francesco petrarch who lived from 1304 to 1374. patrarch became famous as scholor and a teacher. he also wrote plays.
  • Jul 12, 1452

    Leonardo da Vinci

    Leonardo da Vinci
    da Vinci was a man of many talents he was born in 1452 and lived to 1519. he was an architech, engineer, painter, sculpter, and scientist.
  • Feb 28, 1478

    inquisition brought to Rome

    spanish authorities had been putting accused heritics on tria. punishments included extreme cruelties such as burning at the stake. Pope paul III brought the inquisition to rome.
  • Feb 28, 1500


    several humanists argued that the acatholic church has lost sight of spiritual mission and this is created a religious revolution called the reformation.
  • Dec 25, 1500

    sistine chapel

    sistine chapel
    the sistine chapel was painted by michalangelo
  • Feb 28, 1520

    martin luther

    martin luther
    Martin Luther openly disaggres with many church doctrines. he claimed that bible was the sole religious authority.
  • May 10, 1529

    defener of the faith

    henry the VIII defended the church against luther's teachings
  • Period: Feb 28, 1530 to

    religious wars

    during the time between the 1530s to the 1600s religious wars broke out between France, Germany, the Netherlands, and switzerland.
  • Feb 28, 1532


    the city of Jesus or jesuits was founded by Ignatius de loyola. this organizatin was like a military body, with strict obidience.
  • Feb 25, 1580

    william shakespear

    william shakespear
    leading literary figure of the time made many plays