Leonardo da Vinci
Italian painter and sculptor and engineer and scientist and architect
financial supporter or champion of the arts
the art of ancient Greece and Rome, in which harmony, order, and proportion were emphasized
religious, often showed Jesus or saints, flat, brightly colored (red with gold background) larger than surroundings; always clothed
art which shows figures both religious or non-religious, more realistic, emphasis on nature, three dimensional with perspective, people are active and show great emotion
painter, sculptor, and architect; painiting on the ceiling of the SIstine Chapel in Rome
The great period of rebirth in art, literature, and learning in the 14th-16th centuries, which marked the transition into the modern periods of European history
a philosophy in which interests and values of human beings are of primary importance; also states that people have control over thier own destinies and acheivements
the Medici family
Founding family of Florence,acquired wealth through banking. Very famous patrons of the art.
a German monk who became one of the most famous critics of the Roman Catholic Chruch. In 1517, he wrote 95 theses, or statements of belief attacking the church practices.
written by Martin Luther in 1517, they are widely regarded as the primary catalyst for the Protestant Reformation. Luther used these theses to display his displeasure with some of the Church's clergy's abuses, most notably the sale of indulgences; this ultimately gave birth to Protestantism.