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Geltz.Renaissance:General Info

Terms and people from the Renaissance era
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Florence
city that is seat of Renaissance
da Vinci
scholar, explorer, inventor
Medicis
rich Florentine patrons
patronage
supporting the arts
Cervantes
Don Quixote
"For whom the bell tolls.."
Meditation XVII
Petrarch
the Italian sonnet, loved Laura
England
last to incorporate elements of the Renaissance
6 wives
Henry VIIII
humors
fluids that needed balance
The Prince
"textbook for tyrants"
Anglican Church
founded by Henry VIII
Tudors
English royal family
Sir Thomas More
Utopia
Elizabeth I
strong queen of England
Machiavelli
"The ends justifies the means."
King James, son of Mary, Queen of Scots
standardized the English Bible
Tower of London
prison site of doom
Caravaggio
"bad boy" artist with "dark" elements (literal & metaphorically)
tondo
round symmetry
Renaissance triangle
formation for artistic structure
quixotic
capricious, flighty
Petrarch
Italian sonnet form (Petrarchan)
Donne
Meditation XVII
fresco
painting on wet plaster
Great Chain of Being
societal hierarchy
Shakespeare & the Globe
sonnets & plays
Sistine Chapel
Michelangelo's legacy
da Vinci
the model "Renaissance Man"
King James I
standardized English Bible