Take one pair of images and describe the differences and similarities between the medieval picture and the Renaissance picture.


Medieval Europe

Made between 1000 and 1400, or show what people in the Middle Ages believed

Renaissance Europe

Made between 100 and 1600, or show what people in the Renaissance period believed.
Source 1 - A map of the world, made in the 14th century (see this page for more Medieval maps)

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East is at the top

Source 8 - A map of the world, made in 1527

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Martin Waldseemüller's World Map of 1507, the first map to use the name "America" to label the New World

Source 2 - The Medieval view of the universe: The Sun and planets orbit around the Earth, which is at the center of the universe.

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Source 5 - The Renaissance view of the universe: The sun is at the center, the Earth and other planets orbit around it.

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Source 3 - A drawing of a foetus made in the Middle Ages
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Source 7 - A drawing of a foetus made by Leonardo da Vinci in 1510
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Source 4 - A monk producing a handwritten book. Al books were made this way in the Middle Ages
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Source 6 - Printers making a book

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