Influence Of The Renaissance On Modern Europe

1174 WordsDec 3, 20155 Pages
From the Black Death to Napoleon, many developments and events have transpired in Europe during these years; none of which were more significant than the Renaissance, the Protestant Reformation, and the French Revolution. Of these three events, the Renaissance proved to be the most important event in shaping a modern Europe, with developments in education, class structure/order and social change issues, religion, building construction/use, Medici banking system, art and architecture, humanism, printing and the printing press, and the scientific and medical changes of the Islamic Renaissance. The changes in the development of education during the Renaissance begins to influence the shape of modern Europe. The beginning changes in education can be traced back to the Renaissance as education became more “secular” drastically and gradually. The developments of class structure/order and social change issues during the Renaissance can be drawn from in shaping, and factor into, modern Europe. Class Structure developed during the Renaissance as Merchants, who linked Italian city-states, displaced Nobility and became the ruling class. The Chiambi Revolt, an event led by a class guild unhappy with current class structure conditions, demonstrated a challenge to current class order, and issues of social change in the world. The development (and change) of religious views and beliefs, during the Renaissance, continues to evolve in modern Europe. During the Renaissance, the Italians
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