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The Renaissance

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Dante
a poet from Florence; wrote The Divine Comedy
Johannes Gutenberg
developed the printing press; Gutenberg bible
Leonardo da Vinci
Renaissance scientist and artist that dissected corpses to learn anatomy and drew sketches of a helicopter before the airplane was invented; The Last Supper and the Mona Lisa
Michelangelo
Artist that painted the Sistine Chapel in Rome and sculpted a 13-foot-tall statue known as David
William Shakespeare
Famous playwright; plays were performed at the Globe Theater; Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer's Night Dream; Macbeth
Jan van Eyck
Master of oil painting; Newly married couple standing in a formal bedroom
Raphael Sanzio
Most well known for his frescoes in the Vatican
Petrarch
Famous scholar and poet; father of Italian Renaissance humanism
Albrecht Durer
Greatest artist of the Northern Renaissance; best known for his engravings
Medici
the richest family in Florence; bankers and supporters of the arts
Marco Polo
His stories helped to increase people's interest in China and made many want to buy China's goods
Romans and Greeks
The people that Renaissance humanists studied to increase their knowledge of different topics
Secular
focused on the world
Wealthy merchants and old nobles
the two groups that the urban nobility blended by marriage
Canals and waterways
what Venice's streets were/are made of
republic
governed by the people
diplomacy
the art of negotiating with other city-states
Florence and Venice
the two main city-states during the Renaissance
Globe Theater
the place where William Shakespeare's plays were performed
oil painting
the kind of painting that developed in the Northern Renaissance
Banking and Trade
two things that allowed for Italy's city-states to grow wealthy before the Renaissance
Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, and Raphael Sanzio
Three great artists of the Renaissance
Romeo and Juliet, MacBeth, King Lear
Three of Shakespeare's works