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
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
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?
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
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?
The one event that upset Luther and ultimately launched the Protestant Reformation was the:
selling of indulgences in Germany
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
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:
What was Sofonisba Anguissola's artistic achievement?
she helped introduce the Italian school of art to Spain
Who of the following specialized in word paintings-musical illustrations of the written text?
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
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.