Renaissance Timeline, Y.C.V., 2

  • Period: 1095 to 1291

    The Crusades

  • Aug 15, 1096

    The First Crusade

  • Period: 1347 to 1353

    The Black Death

    The Black Death was a Bubonic Plague pandemic that took place in the mid 1300s it started in Asia and spread through Europe and North Africa.
  • Period: 1400 to 1495

    Early Renaissance

  • Period: 1400 to

    Age of Exploration

  • 1434

    The Rise of the Medici Family

    The Rise of the Medici Family
    The rise of the Medici family began in 1434 by Cosimo de Medici who gained political power and also supported the arts and humanities. They rose to power politically and supported many different artists throughout the renaissance. The Medici family was very wealthy and ruled for almost three centuries.
  • 1455

    Gutenberg's Bible

  • 1492

    Columbus Reaches the Americas

    Columbus Reaches the Americas
    On October 4, 1492 Columbus reaches the Americas thinkin he was in Southern Asia. He claimed to have discovered a new place when in reality there were already many natives living in the Americas before he even got there.
  • Period: 1495 to 1527

    High Renaissance

  • 1503

    Leonardo Da Vinci begins painting the Mona Lisa

    Leonardo Da Vinci begins painting the Mona Lisa
    The Mona Lisa is one of the world's most renowned pieces of art. Leonardo da Vinci began the painting around 1503 and most likely worked on it throughout the rest of his lifetime.
  • Period: 1517 to

    The Reformation

  • 1521

    Hernan Cortes Conquers the Aztecs

    Hernan Cortes Conquers the Aztecs
    Hernan Cortez and his men first came to the Americas in 1519 and officially conquered the Aztecs in 1521. The main thing that led to the Spanish conquering the Aztecs was from the diseases they brought to the Americas.,capital%20on%20November%208%2C%201519.
  • Period: 1527 to

    Late Renaissance

  • Period: 1550 to

    The Scientific Revolution