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renaissance

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the plague
disease traveled on rats by the fleas
ancient text
texts that were found in graves, brings new ideas/education
secularism
non-religious
humanism
the study of people/leads to study of nature
individualism
importance of the self and succeeding through your own accomplishments
neo-platonism
applies plato's ideas to renaissance time
orthogonal lines
invisible guide lines that radiate out from the vanishing point
perspective
a point of view that makes things look far away, up close, or 3D
chiaroscuro
use of shadow to create depth
contraposto
hips and shoulders turned to show emotion
city-state
individual regions ruled centrally from a single city
four causes of the renaissance
plague, ancient text, church corruption, and city states
renaissance
rebirth, it was a time when people shared new ideas and invented new things that made more ideas
machiavelli
wrote a book called "the prince"
gutenburg
invented the printing press and helped martin luther spread his word about the church.
medici family
they created banking
order of the feudal triangle
king, higher nobles, lower nobles, and the peasants