How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

43 terms

Humanities Quiz 4

STUDY
PLAY
Both Christian humanism and Renaissance thought:
emphasized Classical studies
What was the ultimate goal of the Christian humanists?
a restored and revitalized Christianity
Who wrote Six Books of the Commonwealth?
Jean Bodin
How did Rabelais differ from other Northern Humanists?
He often made obscene references
Marguerite of Navarre's lasting achievement was the:
writing of stories in the style of Boccaccio's Decameron
What was the theme of Erasmus's Praise of Folly?
it satirized many individuals and intitutions of his day
The fate of Erasmus was that:
he alienated both the Catholics and the Protestants
In his Essays, Montaigne viewed the world and human nature:
with some hope for survival, but his skepticism prevented him from having too much faith.
Which is correct regarding Elizabeth England?
it reached new heights in the verbal arts, particularly in the theater
Shakespeare's reputation is greatest for which literary genre?
tragedy
Which is a Mannerist feature in Shakespeare's Hamlet?
the moody hamlet often seems to change his personality
How did the Protestant Reformation affect painting and sculpture?
zealous protestants destroyed some works of art
Whose paintings represent a continuation of the Late Gothic style rather than a northern development of Renaissance tendencies?
Matthias Grunewald
Besides paintingd, Durer also is known for his:
engravings
What techniques did Hieronymous Bosch borrow from Flemish art?
sweeping landscapes and precise detail
Bosch's Garden of Earthly Delights depicts:
the Garden of Eden, a garden devoted to fleshly sins, and Hell
A theme of the Isenheim Altarpiece was the:
horror and anguish of the fate of Jesus
Pieter Bruegel's paintings were:
efforts to capture the ordinary lives of peasants
In which country did Protestantism first appear?
Germany
Which did NOT contribute to the disintegration of the Catholic Church?
the external threat of Islam from the Middle East
With which city's university was Martin Luther associated when he published his famous Ninety-five Theses?
Wittenburg
The one event that upset Luther and ultimately launched the Protestant Reformation was the:
selling of indulgences in Germany
An indulgence was:
a pardon that reduced the time spent for doing penance
Luther attacked the sale of indulgences in his:
Ninety-Five Theses
In his search for answers to his sense of sin, Luther finally found the solution through the:
biblical passages stressing the power of one's faith
The Lutheran reforms positively affected women by:
enabling clergy to marry and thus giving respectability to marriage
Calvin's concept of predestination meant that:
Only God knew who was saved or not saved
Closely associated with Calvinism was the belief that:
Worldly success was a sign of God's approval
Who of the following founded Anglicanism and why?
Henry VIII, so he could divorce his Catholic wife, remarry, and have a male heir
The success of the Society of Jesus was due to all of the reasons EXCEPT:
the sympathy of Protestants who secretly admired them.
Which was an accomplishment of the Council of Trent?
it affirmed that salvation should be sought by faith and good works
When the Protestants and Catholics failed to resolve their differences, they:
turned to warfare and alliances
The most representative Mannerist artist in Spain who captured the spirit of the Catholic Reformation was:
El Greco
El Greco's painting style represents:
the essence of Spanish emotionalism and religious zeal
What was Sofonisba Anguissola's artistic achievement?
she helped introduce the Italian school of art to Spain
Who is credited with reviving Spanish theater in the sixteenth century?
Lope de Vega
Which new literary genre flourished in Spain in the sixteenth century?
picaresque novel
What is the name of Don Quixote's male sidekick in Cervantes's novel?
Sancho Panza
Who of the following specialized in word paintings-musical illustrations of the written text?
Thomas Weelkes
Which is true of late sixteenth-century Catholic Church music?
It become more simple in many ways, the Council of Trent decreed that music should be easily understood by the illiterate masses, and Palestrina set the standard for the Catholic ideal for the next few centuries
What type of song was most expressive of late-sixteenth-century music?
madrigal
Which were legacies from Protestantism?
glorification of work ethic, puritanism, and the notion that human beings can commune directly with God
Which of the following is true?
the Catholic Counter-Reformation set the path the church followed until the 1960s, in Lutheran schools, teachers were employees of the state rather than the church, and the legacy of Northern Humanism-rational morals and simple faith- was ignored by both Catholics and Protestants until the 18th century.