1.1 AP Euro Vocab
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An intellectual movement that focused on human potential and achievements
the belief that religion should not play a role in government, education, or other public parts of society
15th century invention which revolutionized the ability to print information which in turn affected the speed of the spread of information itself.
A city with political and economic control over the surrounding countryside
Everyday language of ordinary people
Granting favors or giving contracts in return for political support
development in the Renaissance that included realistic three-dimensional perspective
true-to-life style which involves the representation or depiction of nature (including people) with the least possible distortion or interpretation.
Renaissance Humanist who used his knowledge of Latin to show that the Donation of Constantine was a forgery. Contributed to the continual decline of the prestige of the Church with educated people.
Pico della Mirandola
Wrote On the Dignity of Man which stated that man was made in the image of God before the fall and as Christ after the Resurrection. Man is placed in-between beasts and the angels. He also believed that there is no limits to what man can accomplish.
Renaissance writer; formerly a politician, wrote The Prince, a work on ethics and government, describing how rulers maintain power by methods that ignore right or wrong; accepted the philosophy that "the end justifies the means."
The Book of The Courtier. Described the ideal of a Renaissance man who was well versed in the Greek and Roman classics, and accomplished warrior, could play music, dance, and had a modest but confident personal demeanor. It outlined the qualities of a true gentleman.
(1475-1564) An Italian sculptor, painter, poet, engineer, and architect. Famous works include the mural on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, and the sculpture of the biblical character David.
(1483-1520) Italian Renaissance painter; he painted frescos, his most famous being The School of Athens.
Florentine architect who was the first great architect of the Italian Renaissance; built first dome over Cathedral of Florence
Leonardo da Vinci
A well known Italian Renaissance artist, architect, musician, mathemetician, engineer, and scientist. Known for the Mona Lisa.
Dutch Humanist and friend of Sir Thomas More. Perhaps the most intellectual man in Europe and widely respected. Believed the problems in the Catholic Church could be fixed; did not suport the idea of a Reformation. Wrote Praise of Folly
He was a English humanist that contributed to the world today by revealing the complexities of man. He wrote Utopia, a book that represented a revolutionary view of society.
Jan Van Eyck
Flemish painter who was a founder of the Flemish school of painting and who pioneered modern techniques of oil painting (1390-1441)
Dutch painter, who painted portraits of wealthy middle-class merchants and used sharp contrasts of light and shadow to draw attention to his focus
Artistic movement against the Renaissance ideals of symetry, balance, and simplicity; went against the perfection the High Renaissance created in art. Used elongated proportions, twisted poese and compression of space.
Style in art and architecture developed in Europe from about 1550 to 1700, emphasizing dramatic, curving forms, elaborate ornamentation, and overall balance of disparate parts. Associated with Catholicism.
the first woman to be elected to the Florentine Academy of Design; Learned painting from her father and painted strong heroic women
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