Geltz.Renaissance:General Info

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Terms and people from the Renaissance era

Florence

city that is seat of Renaissance

da Vinci

scholar, explorer, inventor

Medicis

rich Florentine patrons

patronage

supporting the arts

Cervantes

Don Quixote

"For whom the bell tolls.."

Meditation XVII

Petrarch

the Italian sonnet, loved Laura

England

last to incorporate elements of the Renaissance

6 wives

Henry VIIII

humors

fluids that needed balance

The Prince

"textbook for tyrants"

Anglican Church

founded by Henry VIII

Tudors

English royal family

Sir Thomas More

Utopia

Elizabeth I

strong queen of England

Machiavelli

"The ends justifies the means."

King James, son of Mary, Queen of Scots

standardized the English Bible

Tower of London

prison site of doom

Caravaggio

"bad boy" artist with "dark" elements (literal & metaphorically)

tondo

round symmetry

Renaissance triangle

formation for artistic structure

quixotic

capricious, flighty

Petrarch

Italian sonnet form (Petrarchan)

Donne

Meditation XVII

fresco

painting on wet plaster

Great Chain of Being

societal hierarchy

Shakespeare & the Globe

sonnets & plays

Sistine Chapel

Michelangelo's legacy

da Vinci

the model "Renaissance Man"

King James I

standardized English Bible

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