5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Great Schism
- Holy Roman Empire
- Ninety-five theses
- a This was an artist who led the way for Renaissance masters from his David sculpture and his painting of the Sistine Chapel ceiling
- b Florentine painter who gave up the stiff Byzantine style and developed a more naturalistic style
- c Loose federation of mostly German states and principalities, headed by an emperor elected by the princes. It lasted from 962 to 1806.
- d a period of division in the Roman Catholic Church, 1378-1417, over papal succession, during which there were two, or sometimes three, claimants to the papal office
- e Document written by Martin Luther and posted on a church door in Germany that listed 95 things that Luther saw wrong with the church
5 Multiple choice questions
- Florentine architect who was the first great architect of the Italian Renaissance (1377-1446)
- Assembly of the estates of the empire, called by Holy Roman Emperor Charles V in 1521. Luther was ordered to recant but he refused. Charles V declared Luther an outlaw.
- 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.
- (1304-1374) Father of the Renaissance. He believed the first two centuries of the Roman Empire to represent the peak in the development of human civilization.
- favoritism shown to relatives or close friends by those in power (as by giving them jobs), control by a particular family
5 True/False questions
Boccaccio → (1313-1375) Wrote the Decameron which tells about ambitious merchants, portrays a sensual, and worldly society.
Calvin → Greatest Renaissance painter in Venice, used vivid color and movement, which was the opposite of the subtle colors and static figures in Florentine paintings.
Louis XII → This young french ruler appointed Cardinal Armand Richelieu as his cheif minister to beat back the power of the Huguenots and strengthen the absolute power of the monarch.
Humanism → The holding of several benefices, or church offices.
Charles VIII → Holy Roman emperor (1519-1558) and king of Spain as Charles I (1516-1556). He summoned the Diet of Worms (1521) and the Council of Trent (1545-1563).