Began in Northern Italian(Italian Renaissance) City-States
rise of ________________ & commerce
competition between city-states spurred advancement
great wealth developed
Venice was richest
Florence was known for art
Size--200,000: 1,000 are nobles, the rest common
Economy--trade and commerce, _________________, moneylending
Culture--________________________ of the arts; celebration of man!
Location--center of the Mediterranean: good for trade!
European Economic Recovery
Dramatic recovery of European commerce at the end of the _____________________
Economy--trade and commerce, banking, moneylending spurred ________________________ growth and made bankers the new ________________ brokers
The significance of _______________________ and mining as new industries
The fifteenth-century banking empire of the __________________family in Florence finances the Renaissance and provides patronage for arts.