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5 Matching questions

  1. Great Schism
  2. Holy Roman Empire
  3. Giotto
  4. Ninety-five theses
  5. Michelangelo
  1. a This was an artist who led the way for Renaissance masters from his David sculpture and his painting of the Sistine Chapel ceiling
  2. b Florentine painter who gave up the stiff Byzantine style and developed a more naturalistic style
  3. c Loose federation of mostly German states and principalities, headed by an emperor elected by the princes. It lasted from 962 to 1806.
  4. 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
  5. 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

  1. Florentine architect who was the first great architect of the Italian Renaissance (1377-1446)
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. (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.
  5. 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

  1. Boccaccio(1313-1375) Wrote the Decameron which tells about ambitious merchants, portrays a sensual, and worldly society.


  2. CalvinGreatest Renaissance painter in Venice, used vivid color and movement, which was the opposite of the subtle colors and static figures in Florentine paintings.


  3. Louis XIIThis 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.


  4. HumanismThe holding of several benefices, or church offices.


  5. Charles VIIIHoly 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).