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Arts and Humanities
History of Europe
The Renaissance Beyond Italy
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How did the Renaissance Ideas Spread beyond Italy?
They exported luxury goods, classical Greek and Latin Texts, also Machiavelli's book The Prince.
What Renaissance ideas influenced Northern European art, religion, and thought?
The admiration for classics, the new curiosity about human abilities, the love of painting and sculpting, and the principles of architecture.
How did some of the kings and queens of Northern Europe gain power?
They bribed their rivals with land, threatened them with war, threw them into prison, or just cut off their heads.
A small territory ruled by a Duke is called?
A small territory ruled by a Duke is called a Duchy.
Describe ways in which Northern European monarchs adopted Renaissance ideas.
They loved the Italian paintings, Italian books, and Italian ideas and attitudes.
How did Renaissance art in Northern Europe differ from Renaissance art in Italy?
Italian painters emphasized the beauty of the human body. Northern Europe artists painted with great attention to detail even if it wasn't much.
Why were Hans Holbein's portraits so popular?
His portraits seemed to reveal each persons personality. His paint brush captured accurate likenesses.
Why was Dürer considered the "Leonardo of the North"?
Dürer's boundless curiosity and energy made him a true Renaissance man.
What techniques did Jan van Eyck use in his paintings?
Jan van Eyck mixed his colors with oil. He also gave as much detail as he possibly could give.
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