The term Renaissance means " rebirth," and is best defined as
a renewed interest in learning and the arts
How did Machiavelli's The prince describe an effective ruler?
effective rulers do whatever works for them at the time
Petrach is described as the father of this , which is an intellectual movement that stressed man's ability to solve his own problems
Protesting spending by wealthy patrons, the Dominican priest who took over FLorence and conducted the "Bonfire of hte Vanities," in which all types of luxry items were melted or burned
What prompted Albert Hohenzollern to borrow an outrageous sum of money from Jacob "the Rich" Fugger?
he wanted to become Archbishop of Mainz, but had to pay $3 million
Why was St. Peter's Indulgence so offensive to many people, even dedicated Catholics?
it promised heaven to all people, even dead realtive that weren't sorry for their sins
Was a former Spanish knight that founded the Society of Jesus
What type of church work were the Jesuits most noted for?
They were radical missionaries
How did the Councicl of Trent affect the Catholic Church?
It rejected Protestant beliefs, but stopped some church abuses
Who was John Calvin?
Former law student that wrote The Institutes of Christian Religion and belied in predestination
Who was Ulricht Zwingli
Swiss reformer that established a theocracy in Zurich before being defeated by catholic forces
Who was John Knox?
Scottish reformer that founded the Presbyterian Church
Who was Martin Luther?
Priest and former Augstinian monk that defnded his beliefs at the Diet of Worms
Who was Henry VIII
Formed the CHurch of England after a pope refused to grant him a divorce