THEA 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Columbina, Brighella, Pedrolino
The renaissance was a movement of thought, technology and art that began around the early 14 century in italy and moved western culture out of dark ages. From italy it is said to have spread through europe. In germany, marin luther broke with rome staring protestanism. In italy, galileo"s heliocentric view of the universe quesioned the biblical view of the universe. Leonardo da vinci: renaissance man , famous drawings of anatomy and scieniic innovaions. We see new innovaions and ideas that lead to a new kind of verisimilitude. We see a study of classical art, and a creaion of neo-classical ideas. The great painters (michelangelo, raphael, etc. ) introduced new techniques in art such as shading and perspecive to create a 3d view. The italian renaissance is mostly known for its technological advances. The most famous forms of theatrical entertainment were: operas, intermezzi short, mythical plays, commedia dell"arte.