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Literature and Philosophy of the Renaissance
Terms in this set (16)
A major Renaissance novel about a man who fights imaginary enemies is
Which best states how ideas from classical philosophy were applied to Renaissance government?
Ideas from classical philosophy were used to improve the structure and organization of government.
People began to study classical thought during the Renaissance to
A major Renaissance work by Machiavelli was
A new idea that Cervantes celebrates in Don Quixote is
A Renaissance writer who applied humanistic principles to government was
In The Divine Comedy, Dante Alighieri uses poetry to explore
the existence of life after death.
How did humanism affect paintings during the Renaissance?
Paintings became more lifelike.
A pair of Renaissance writers who based works on their professional experiences were
Niccolo Machiavelli and Baldassare Castiglione.
The Divine Comedy reflected Renaissance humanism by showing that
people are responsible for their choices.
During the Renaissance, many people embraced the concept of
Which Renaissance writer was a humanist because of he did not focus on themes of religion, but rather realistic characters?
Miguel de Cervantes
Well-educated people during the Renaissance learned
An early Renaissance thinker who studied and shared classical literature was
Which best states how the book Don Quixote reflected Renaissance humanism?
It shows that people are capable of doing great things.
Which humanist idea affected Renaissance society?
People are basically good at their core.