The Black Death marked an end of an Italy era causing social, economic, cultural and religious changes. This led the emerging of the Renaissance.
The Renaissance Began
The Renaissance was a period where the arts and the sciences grew and expanded tremendously.
Bible Translated Into English (1382)
The first complete English language version of the Bible was credited to John Wycliffe and his followers.
The Rise of Rome and the de Medici Family
Throughout the Renaissance, the de Medici family ruled Florence. Because of their wealth and power on the arts and humanism, they had a significant impact on the development of the Italian Renaissance.
Printing Press is invented by Johann Gutenburg
The printing press invention revolutionized arts and science studies as well as book production during the Renaissance.
Discovery of America
On October 12, 1492, an Italian sailor named Christopher Columbus stepped foot on American land and claimed it for Spain.
"The Last Supper" by Leonardo da Vinci was painted
This painting represents the Last Supper of Jesus and his apostles. The painting shows twelve apostles with Jesus as he announced that one of them would betray him, as told in the Bible.
Martin Luther writes the 95 Theses.
He became excommunicated from the Catholic Church by posting his issues with the church on the gate of the church. He then developed the type of Christianity that we now understand as a Protestant.