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Topic 10: The Italian Renaissance
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pious Christians, emphasized humanities, and focused on worldly, or secular subjects
study of subjects such as rhetoric, grammar, poetry, and history that were taught in ancient Greece and Rome
lived in Florence, early Renaissance humanist, poet, and scholar. Assembled library of Greek and Roman manuscripts gathered from monasteries and churches, helping to preserve these classic works for future generations.
everyday language of ordinary people, Petrarch wrote in this language
a city in the Tuscany region of northern Italy that was the center of the Italian Renaissance
a person who provides financial support for the arts
artistic technique used to give paintings and drawings a 3D effect
Leonarda da Vinci
artist, considered the ideal Renaissance man due to his varied talents (botany, anatomy, optics, music, architecture, engineering). Famous for "The Last Supper" and "Mona Lisa".
painter known for sculpture, engineering, architecture and poems. Famous for marble statue "David", and biblically themed ceiling murals.
painter who blended Christian and classical styles
Italian courtier, diplomat, and writer. Wrote "The Book of the Courtier" and it was read to learn manners, skills, learning, and virtues that court members should display
born in Florence. Renaissance political philosopher, statesman, and writer. Known for book "The Prince", a guide for rulers on how to gain and keep power (very realistic), coined the term "Machiavellian" used to describe deceitful politics.
individual achievement, rebirth from dark ages, urban society, recovery of ancient Greek and roman culture.
What are some important characteristics of the renaissance?
center of roman civilization, cities were centers for trade, trade brought new ideas,
Why did Italy's historic legacy make it an ideal place for the Renaissance to begin?
Which artistic technique was developed during the Renaissance and used in the "Last Supper"?
ethical questions about nature of gov. and use of power
How did Renaissance writings express realism?
realistic, perspective (3D)
What new ideas and techniques resulted in more realistic and accurate portrayals of people in Renaissance paintings?
What Renaissance theme appears in Machiavelli's book "The Prince"?
adaption of Greek architecture (domes)
What was the impact of the Italian Renaissance in the field of architecture?
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