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Chapter 11 Section 3 The Renaissance beyond Italy

Johann Gutenberg
He was a German man who developed a printing press that used movable type in the mid-1400s.
Christian humanism
The resulting combination of humanist and religious ideas.
Desiderius Erasmus
A Dutch priest, northern scholar. He was the most important among the northern scholars. In 1509, he published a book, THE PRAISE OF FOLLY, which he critcized corrupt clergy.
Albrecht Durer
Was a famous northern artist from Germany. He studied anatomy so he could paint people more realistically. He is most famous for his prints.
Miguel de Cervantes
Wrote Don Quixote. In this book Cervantes poked fun at a romantic tales of the Middle Ages.
William Shakespeare
Readers around the world considered him the greatest writer in the English language. Although he also wrote poems, Shakespeare is most famous for his plays.