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The Renaissance I: Vocabulary Words - Fill-in-the-Blank

Culture, art, and religion, science,etc in the Renaissance.
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Renaissance
A period of confidnece, optimism, creativity [art, writing, inventions, science, navigation]
Perspective
Showing of depth and distance on a flat surface [drawing]
Predestination
Certain people chosen by God for salvation
Patron
A supporter of the arts. Someone that pays artists to work for them.
Fresco
Painting with watercolor on fresh plaster
Humanism
Belief that human beings are the center of the world, we gain our beauty through the proportions.
Republic
Rulers are elected
Astrolabe
Used to help in navigation by giving the posititon of the sun and stars
Vatican
Authority and government of the Pope
Gunpowder
An explosive powder made froma mixture of sulphur, potassium nitrate and charcoal
Anatomy
Study of humans and the body
Indulgence
Pardons sold by the Catholic Church