He wrote the Book of the Courtier to identify the new values a modern noble must attain in hopes of retaining his traditional role.
He offered an interpretation of the Renaissance that illustrated the "rebirth" of Western Civilization out of the slums of the "Dark Ages".
She is known as the "First Lady of the World; she maintained a large library and influenced the political decisions of Mantua.
Ferdinand of Aragon
He was the first Spanish king who asserted authority in Italian Wars in the 15th century.
He was the ruler of Milan who invited the French into Italy in hopes of extending his power, unfortunately that led to the demise of the Italian Renaissance.
He penned the slogan of the age when he stated "Men can do all things if they will."
He was the king of France who lost the Italian Wars in 1527 to the Hasburgs.
He was the king of France who was invited into Italy by a ruling family.
Cosimo d' Medici
He was the "patriarch" of the ruling family of Florence that held power throughout the 15th century.
This term refers to merchants and bankers.
This is the concept that an individual can become a well-rounded individual, beneficial to self and society through the humanities.
This is an economic group that aided in the development of Northern European economy.
The inclusion of this necessitated the inclusion of "humanistic values" to prevent chaos.
Because of the economic prosperity of the Commercial Revolution, Italy never formed into this.
This is the social class that represented 97% of the population of culture.
This social class included nobility.
This term refers to the study of the ancient Greek and Roman culture.
This term refers to the social class that was made up of clergy.
This is a sovereign state consisting of an independent city and its surrounding territory.