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Chapter 11-Renaissance Study Guide
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Marco Polo was made a government official of China.
Which of the following describes one effect of Marco Polo's journey to China?
Venice was famous for
making the Silk Road safe to travel again
The Mongols helped to increase trade between Europe and Asia by
both were impotant port cities on the Mediterranean Sea
One important feature that Venice and Genoa shared was that
the Internet affects the spread of ideas today
The printing press affected the spread of ideas during the Renaissance the same way that
the Mongol dynasty takes over China and makes the roads safer
Which event occured first?
a powerful ruler of Florence who valued education and culture
Which of the following best describes Cosimo de Medici?
Which artist made prints that are famous for realistic detail?
Dante used the vernacular, or common language, to describe Italian society
Which of the followng is the characteristic of Dante's The Divine Comedy?
People, places, and scenery are painted to appear one-dimensional.
Which of the following is not true of perspective?
When prices are low, trade increases
How do prices affect trade?
Which of the following had a major role in spreading Renaissance ideas from Italy to northern Europe?
Da Vinci studied and sketched human bones and muscles
What is one way the Leonardo da Vinci used science to make his art more realistic?
the only purpose of art is to glorify God
Which of the following ideas was not part of humanism?
Scholars combined humanist and religious ideas
What was the most important feature of humanism in northern Europe?
He found a way to build a dome supported by the walls of a cathedral.
Which of the following describes how Brunelleschi combined art and mathematics?
The families supported arts and learing
What effect did the merchant families have on the Renaissance in Italian cities?
both periods had thinkers who were interested in religion, but Renaissance thinkers were interested in other ideas too.
How are the ideas of the Middle Ages and the ideas of Renaissance different?
classical writings of ancient Greece and Rome
Which of these subjects would be considered most important during the Renaissance?
Both wrote about problems they observed in their societies
What did Dante and Desiderius Erasmus have in common?
Machiavelli wanted to have an effect on
Which of these Italian port cities was the wealthiest?
as trade increased, Renaissance scholars used measurements taken by merchants to make accurate maps.
How did the growth of trade affect mapmaking?
both feature realistic and lifelike poses.
How are classical and Renaissance statues alike?
Scholars in northern Europe were more interested in the history of Christianity.
What was one difference between humanism in Italy and humanism in northern Europe?
more people to learn to read.
The translation of the Bible from Latin to vernacular languages caused
Which word best summarizes the Renaissance?
Miguel de Cervantes is best known for
the Mediterranean Sea
What major body of water allowed the port cities of Genoa and Venice to thrive?
the discovery of classical writings such as the work of Plato and Thucydides
What caused scholars to long for a renewal of classical culture?
travel, marriage, and printing
Which of the following helped spread Renaissance ideas throughout Europe?
history, and his ideas affected education for many years
Petrarch's ideas helped people understand the importance of
The Sistine Cahpel was painted by
the language used by people in everyday life
the word vernacular means
in monasteries in Europe
Where were ancient Latin texts discovered?
Scholars fled to Italy with ancient Italian and Greek wrtings that had been thought lost
How did the Turks' conquest of the Byzantine Empire help contribut to the Renaissance?
the use of classical Greek and Roman figures as the models for people
Northern European artists were known for all of the following except
the wish that Florence should be the world's most beautiful city
Which of Cosimo de Medici's personal values helped to bring about the Renaissance?
women were educated at the universities
Women in noble families helped to spread Renaissance ideas in all of the following ways except
The -------------- had a major role in spreading Renaissance ideas from Italy to northern Europe.
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