a room, sometimes inside a larger church, set aside for prayer and worship
the relative sizes of things, such as the length of an arm compared to the overall size of the human body
a print of an image that has been engraved, or etched, in a hard surface, such as metal
print of an image that has been carved in wood-inked and transferred to paper
an imaginary line drawn through a sphere, or ball, such as Earth
to cut and separate the parts of a living thing for scientific study
the name given by Europeans to the Americas, which were unknown in Europe before the voyages of Christopher Columbus
a person under the rule of a monarch
an author of plays
a large fleet of ships
an amusing play with a happy ending
a serious play with a sad ending
a work that uses sharp humor to attack people or society
Italian Renaissance artist that painted the Sistine Chapel ceiling and sculpted the statue of David.
Venetian painter. He used vivid color and movement, which was the opposite of the subtle colors and static figures in Florentine paintings.
German artist known for his engravings and woodcuts
Proposed the heliocentric theory that put the sun in the center of the Earth with the planets traveling around the sun.
father of anatomy; presented to the world his book on the structure of the human body
Isabella I, Queen of Spain
- creating a unified Spain
- sponsoring voyages of Christopher Columbus
- intelligent, strong-willed, and devoted Catholic
- forceful and brave ruler
- married Prince Ferdinand of Aragon
- fought many battles to unify the nation
- actively encouraged exploration
Elizabeth I, Queen of England
her reign is often called England's Golden Age
supported theater, fashion, literature, dance and education
strengthened England's economy
English poet and playwright considered one of the greatest writers of the English language; works include Julius Caesar, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, and Hamlet.
Spanish writer best remembered for 'Don Quixote' which satirizes chivalry and influenced the development of the novel form (1547-1616)