Research Paper On Leonardo Machiavelli

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The Renaissance by definition is the cultural rebirth that occurred in Europe from roughly the fourteenth through the middle of the seventeenth centuries, based on the rediscovery of the literature of Greece and Rome, but I believe that Renaissance was so much more than that definition. The Renaissance teaches us the power of looking to the past for insights and inspiration, the importance of continual innovation, and how we thrive by connecting the past present and future. The Renaissance included huge leaps in astronomy, literature, art, architecture, and mathematics. This era in time changed the way people learned and thought about life and really changed the course of intelligence in human history. One man named Niccolo Machiavelli had a big part in the Renaissance era. Machiavelli was an Italian writer, historian, politician, philosopher, diplomat and humanist. For many years he was called the founder of modern political science. He wrote plays, comedies, and poetry. In the political circle of the renaissance, Machiavelli created a new branch of political science based on humanist principles. He was born in the year 1469 and then died in the year 1527. His greatest work was named the Prince and was an expose of political machinations.…show more content…
He was born in the year 1452 and died in the year 1519. Leonardo was the greatest Renaissance painter and was also involved in science, inventing, and polymath. Da Vinci was widely regarded as one of the greatest minds the world has ever seen. His most famous piece of art was the immortal painting, The Mona Lisa. He has also been credited with the invention of the parachute, helicopter, and
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