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the plague

disease traveled on rats by the fleas

ancient text

texts that were found in graves, brings new ideas/education

secularism

non-religious

humanism

the study of people/leads to study of nature

individualism

importance of the self and succeeding through your own accomplishments

neo-platonism

applies plato's ideas to renaissance time

orthogonal lines

invisible guide lines that radiate out from the vanishing point

perspective

a point of view that makes things look far away, up close, or 3D

chiaroscuro

use of shadow to create depth

contraposto

hips and shoulders turned to show emotion

city-state

individual regions ruled centrally from a single city

four causes of the renaissance

plague, ancient text, church corruption, and city states

renaissance

rebirth, it was a time when people shared new ideas and invented new things that made more ideas

machiavelli

wrote a book called "the prince"

gutenburg

invented the printing press and helped martin luther spread his word about the church.

medici family

they created banking

order of the feudal triangle

king, higher nobles, lower nobles, and the peasants

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