AG asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 1 decade ago

What are 15 inventions of the renaissance?

if you can help me it would be great... please include the year if you can

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Renaissance Inventions and Inventors Timeline

    1450: Johannes Gutenberg invents the printing press with movable type in Germany

    1510: Leonardo da Vinci designs a horizontal water wheel

    1510: Peter Henlein invents the pocket watch

    1513: Urs Graf invents etching

    1537: Tartaglia's gunner's quadrant for aiming cannon, 1st firing tables

    1540: Toriano invents a mandolin-playing automaton

    1543: John Dee creates a wooden beetle that can fly for an undergraduate production - one of the first robots

    1550: John Dee, 'the guiding spirit' of the English school of mathematicians wrote a notable preface to the first edition in English of Euclid's Elements of Geometry

    1565: Conrad Gesner of Switzerland invents the pencil

    1568: Bottled beer is invented in London

    1569: Gerard Mercator invents Mercator map projection

    1582: Pope Gregory XIII invents the modern, Gregorian calendar

    1583: Leonard and Thomas Digges invent the telescope

    1589: William Lee invents the knitting machine

    1590: Dutchmen, Hans & Zacharias Janssen invent the compound microscope

    1591: Sir John Harington invents the flush toilet in England

    1593: Francis Bacon invented the frozen chicken

    1593: Galileo invents a water thermometer

    1600: William Gilbert publishes treatise "On the Magnet". William Gilbert is referred to as the father of the science of electricity and magnetism

    The first telescope was invented by Hans Lippershey (c1570-c1619). The telescope was introduced to astronomy in 1609 by Galileo Galilei

    Renaissance Inventions of Leonardo da Vinci

    Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) was an inventor, artist, architect, and scientist. He deserves a special mention as the greatest and most prolific inventor of the Renaissance Period. Leonardo Da Vinci made detailed sketches of:

    The airplane

    The helicopter

    The parachute

    The submarine

    The armored car

    Rapid-fire guns

    Ball bearings

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  • lauber
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    4 years ago

    Inventions Of The Renaissance

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  • 4 years ago

    Renaissance Inventors

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  • Greta
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    4 years ago

    Look at Galileo and his refinements of the telescope and thermometer (and more). He has been called the Father of Modern Science. “If an elephant sits on it's master” then who will correct >>>its<<< spelling?

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