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Reniassance & Reformation

Renaissance & Revolution Terms
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Medici
rich family that helped fuel the Renaissance by supporting arts and artisans, ran Florence
Humanism
intellectual movement, belief in human reason
Machiavelli
wrote to rulers about how to gain/maintain power. Ends justify means. Though of himself as an enemy of oppression and corruption
Leonardo Da Vinci
talented artist, botany, anatomy, astronomy, optics, music, architecture, and engineering who fueled the Renaissance
Raphael
artist who blended Christian and classical art styles, studied works of great masters
Michelangelo
Sculptor, engineer, painter, architect, poet. Work reflected life-long spiritual and artistic struggles
Johan Gutenberg
invented printing press
Erasmus
spread humanism ideas, attempted to stop church corruption
Jan van Eyck
Flemish painter who was a founder of the Flemish school of painting and who pioneered modern techniques of oil painting
Charles V
Attempted to make Martin Luther give up his beliefs then outlawed him when he didn't
Protestantism
religion made from Luther's revolt against church. Believed everyone had equal access to God through bible/faith.
Martin Luther
monk who lead revolt against Church, wrote 95 theses, saw Church's worldliness and corruption
Justification (Salvation) by Faith
belief from Luther that you get to heaven through faith not wealth
Indulgences
sold by priests/pope to lesson time in purgatory
The 95 Theses
Martin Luther's 95 arguments against indulgences
Peace of Augsburg
compromise between Charles V and princes; each prince would decide which religion their land would be, many northern German states were Lutheran, many south German states were Catholic
Henry VIII
wanted divorce but pope would not allow it (didn't want to offend Charles V). Passed a parliament making him head of church of England which many Catholics refused to follow and were executed for treason
Anglican Church
Henry VIII's new religion; kept Catholic worship and Protestant doctrines.
John Calvin
Published book on how to run/organize Protestant Church, put forth idea of Predestination
Predestination
idea by John Calvin that God has already determined who would go to heaven
Anabaptist
new religion with no infant baptism, sought radical change and wanted separate Church and state w/ religious tolerance
Puritans
Protestant sect in England hoping to "purify" the Anglican church of Roman Catholic traces in practice and organization.
Presbyterians
Members of a Protestant church governed by Presbyters, elders, and founded on the teachings of John Knox.
Catholic(Counter) Reformation
lead by Pope Paul III which goal was to bring moral authority back to church and halt Protestant religion, also ended corruption of church.
Council of Trent
decided what direction Catholic Counter Reformation would take, ended corruption / worldliness in clergy, built schools for better education, stated bible wasn't only source of religion, reaffirmed Catholic views that were being challenged
Jesuits
founded by Ignatius of Loyola. Jesuits defended and spread Catholic faith, taught obedience and discipline. Absolute loyalty to church
Inquisition
a group that used secret testimony, torture, and execution to root out heresy. Also provided list of forbidden books
Index of Prohibited Books
books that were prohibited by Inquisition
Queen Elizabeth (Elizabethan Settlement)
After Edward's (killed Catholics) and Mary's (killed Protestants) reigns of England Elizabeth came in. Set out to make reforms that became known as ____________. Policies were a compromise between Protestant and Catholic, Catholic rituals + hierarcy but with Common Book of Prayers by Thomas Cranmer and English replaced Latin