Renaissance Timeline, MM7

  • Period: 1346 BCE to 1352

    The Black Death

    The Black Death happened in 1346 to 1352 and the event was a devastating global epidemic of bubonic plague that struck Europe and Asia in the mid 1300s. The plague arrived in Europe in October 1347.
  • 70

    Siege of Jerusalem

    Siege Of Jerusalem was Roman military blockade of Jerusalem during the First Jewish Revolt. The fall of the city marked the effective conclusion of a four-year campaign against the Jewish insurgency in Judaea. The Romans destroyed much of the city, including the Second Temple.
  • Period: 1095 to 1291

    The Crusades

    The Crusades started in 1095 to 1291. The Crusades were a series of religious wars between Christians and Muslims started primarily to secure control of holy sites considered sacred by both groups.
  • Period: 1400 to 1495

    Early Renaissance

    The Renaissance was a cultural, scholarly, and socio political movement which stressed the rediscovery and application of texts and thought from classical antiquity. It brought new discoveries in science; new art forms in writing, painting, and sculpture; and state-funded explorations of distant lands.
  • Period: 1400 to

    Age of Exploration

    The Age of Exploration also called the Age of Discovery began in the 1400s and continued through the 1600s. 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.
  • 1434

    The Medici Family

    The Medici family was known as the House of Medici, was the Italian family that ruled Florence and the later Tuscan during most of the period from 1434 to 1737 except for two brief intervals. They made new banking systems and laid the groundwork to make Florence a cultural hotspot. Through their political strategy and patronage of major artists like Michelangelo, they created the High Renaissance.
  • 1455

    Gutenberg's bible

    Gutenberg Bible was called 42-line Bible or Mazarin Bible was the first complete book extant in the West and one of the earliest printed from movable type, so called after its printer, Johannes Gutenberg, who completed it about 1455 working at Mainz, Germany.
  • Period: 1490 to 1527

    High Renaissance

  • 1492

    Columbus Set Sail To The Americans

    Columbus set sail from Spain in three ships the Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria. On August 3, 1492 Christopher Columbus started his voyage across the Atlantic Ocean. With a crew of 90 men and three ships—the Niña, Pinta, and Santa Maria—he left from Palos de la Frontera, Spain.
  • 1503

    Leonardo Da Vinci Inventor

    Leonardo Di Ser Piero Da Vinci was an Italian polymath of the High Renaissance who was active as a painter, draughtsman, engineer , scientist, theorist, sculptor, and architect. Leonardo was famous for paintings and he created a futuristic inventions. Leonardo was a inventor he invented a lot of things such as Anemometer
    Flying Machine
    Helicopter (Aerial Screw)
    33-Barreled Organ
    Armoured Car
    Giant Crossbow
    Triple Barrel Canon
  • 1503

    Da Vinci paints Mona Lisa Vasco de Gama sails around Africa

    Leonardo da Vinci the most famous painter of his time around 1503, the painting was by a rich Italian merchant, Francesco del Giocondo, who wanted to place a portrait of his wife, Lisa, in their new home.
  • 1513

    The Plague enters England Machiavelli publishes “The Prince”

    The Prince is of accepting that the aims of princes such as glory and survival can justify the use of immoral means to achieve those ends. From Machiavelli's correspondence, a version appears to have been distributed in 1513, using a Latin title, De Principatibus.
  • Period: 1517 to 1555

    Protestant Reformation

    Protestant Reformation began in 1517 with Martin Luther, Martin Luther was a German monk and university professor, Luther argued that the church had to be reformed the removal of impurities and corruption from church institutions and people, rather than separation from the unified Roman Catholic Church the word catholic meaning universal
  • Period: 1517 to 1555

    Protestant Reformation

    Protestant Reformation began in 1517 with Martin Luther,
    Luther argued that the church had to be reformed. He believed that individuals could be saved only by personal faith in Jesus Christ and the grace of God.
  • Oct 31, 1517

    Martin Luther 95 Theses

    Martin Luther 95 These was actually propounded two central beliefs that the Bible is the central religious authority and that humans may reach salvation only by their faith and not by their deeds to spark the Protestant Reformation.
  • Period: 1543 to

    Scientific Revolution

    Scientific Revolution is the period of drastic change in scientific thought that took place during the 16th and 17th centuries. It replaced the Greek view of nature that had dominated science for almost 2,000 years.
  • William Shakespeare Writes Helmet

    William Shakespeare was considered the greatest dramatist of all time as well as the most influential writer in the history of the English language. He originated hundreds of words and phrases that English speakers use to this day. Hamlet, in full Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, tragedy in five acts by William Shakespeare, written about 1599–1601 and published in a quarto edition in 1603 from an unauthorized text, with reference to an earlier play.
  • Galileo builds enhanced refracting telescope

    Galileo constructed his own telescope. He subsequently demonstrated the telescope in Venice. His demonstration of the telescope earned him a lifetime lectureship. The type of telescope that Galileo made was refracting telescope.