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world history ch 14
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The father of humanism, he wrote that literature should not be subordinate to religion. He studied ancient texts like Cicero, and wrote his poetry in Italian vernacular, which unified the Italian language. He became a symbol of a new type of writer, he didn't use language merely as a practical tool but instead for expression.
an Italian poet famous for writing the Divine Comedy that describes a journey through hell and purgatory and paradise guided by Virgil and his idealized Beatrice (1265-1321)
English author who wrote The Canterbury Tales, a literary masterpiece written in the vernacular in which pilgrims were going to worship at the shrine of Thomas Becket at Canterbury.
Former monk. French humanist, wrote the comic masterpieces Gargantua and Pantagruel, stories contained gross humor.
By mastering the art of perspective, he was able to create the illusion of three dimensions and developed a new, realistic style of painting.
Florentine architect who was the first great architect of the Italian Renaissance; built first dome over Cathedral of Florence
Jan Van Eyck
Flemish painter who was a founder of the Flemish school of painting and who pioneered modern techniques of oil painting (1390-1441)
a leading German painter and engraver of the Renaissance (1471-1528)
how did humanists change civic life in italian cities?
they moved the focus of religion onto the body as god's greatest creation.
what was the purpose of humanist education
to produce individuals who would follow a path of virtue and wisdom
what were the 2 major developments in art during the Italian Renaissance?
realistic and atomically correct art.
compare and contrast the humanist goal and philosophy of education developed during the Renaissance with your high school education.
education durring this time period focused on humanistic ideals and stressed the arts much more in the Renaissance then they do today.
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