5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Geoffrey Chaucer
- Dante Alighieri
- a An English author, poet, philosopher, bureaucrat, courtier and diplomat ***Best remembered for his unfinished frame narrative The Canterbury Tales
- b A commune in the Vaucluse department in southeastern France, several popes and antipopes lived from the early 14th to early 15th centuries.
- c Dutch Renaissance humanist and Christian theologian who wrote in a "pure" Latin style.
- d Referred to the wars of the northern Christian kings fought in order to control the entire peninsula, some of the religious objectives were to convert and expel the Muslims and Jews.
- e ) **An Italian poet of the Middle Ages *Wrote the Divine Comedy **
5 Multiple choice questions
- The selling of church offices.
- The emphasis on the here and-now rather than on the spiritual and otherworldly.
- is the belief that human freedom and individualism are compatible with the practice of Christianity or intrinsic in its doctrine.
- The boil that resulted from catching the Bubonic Plague, gave the plague its name and caused agonizing pain
- A collection of stories written in Middle-English by Geoffrey Chaucer at the end of the 14th century. The tales are told as part of a story-telling contest by a group of pilgrims as they travel together on a journey .
5 True/False questions
Divine Comedy → The poem describes Dante's travels through Hell, Purgatory, and Heaven; but at a deeper level it represents allegorically the soul's journey towards God
flagellants → groups of people who inflicted physical harm on themselves as penance for society's sins, believing that the plague was God's punishment
Hussites → A Christian movement following the teachings of Czech reformer Jan Hus
Great Famine → Also known as the "rebirth", the activity, spirit, or time of the great revival of art, literature, and learning in Europe beginning in the 14th century and extending to the 17th century.
Niccolo Machiavelli → artist, worked in rome, the main characteristics of high renaissance are shown in his work