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What most clearly distinguishes The Northern Renaissance from the Italian Renaissance?
Greater concern with religious piety
Advocates of northern humanism believed what?
The fusion of Christian and classical ideals provides the best definition of virtuous conduct
15th Century attempts to centralized and consolidate power were most successful in
Thomas More's ideas, as best expressed in his book Utopia, centered on the belief that
Corruption and war are caused by flawed institutions and private property
The beginning of the renaissance is most closely associated it with
Glorified the human body
What best explains how the small nation of Portugal, population approximately 1 million, was able to create an overseas maritime empire in the 15th and early 16th centuries
Use of military and navigational technologies to control key points in the Indian ocean
Erasmus, a northern humanist, advocated
Christian education for moral and intellectual improvement
The superiority of the French monarch over the church was the subject of the
Concordat of bologna
The English Parliament, Spanish Cortes, and french _________ were all considered evolving representative assemblies
What best describes renaissance humanists
They emphasized repetitive based on classical (Roman and Greek) models
Portuguese commercial expansion overseas in the 16 century resulted in
Seizure of Muslim coastal forts to serve as Portuguese trading post in military bases
"Religion supplies the pretext and gold of the motive" statement statement was a contemporary characterization of
Spanish in Portuguese expansion in the New World
" he denied glory in excellence beyond out of anyone else. He showed favor to vernacular poetry in all of the fine arts. Under him the city was not free, but it would have been impossible for it to have had a better or more pleasant tyrant" passage passage above most accurately describes
Lorenzo do Medici
The monarch most note for consolidating his or her power through state-controlled religion was
Henry VII of England
The court of the star chamber
(B and c) enabled the king to act quickly and decisively against his opponents AND was designed to be independent from the influence of the nobility
The first free-standing nude sculpture since ancient times wad
All of the following were common subjects of Italian Renaissance works of art except
By the late 15th century, taxation, warmaking, and law-enforcement became the preserve of
What Best describes the political and economic environment of much of 15th century italy
Many indecent city-states run by prosperous merchants
Just before the advent of Ferdinand and Isabella, Spain could be best described as
A heterogeneous region consisting of several ethnic groups with a diversity in linguistic and cultural characteristics
What theme was most popular among Northern Renaissance painters
The daily lives of average citizens
"O highest and most marvelous felicity of man! To him it is granted to have whatever he chooses, to be whatever he wills" this quote expressed the views of
Pico della mirandola one on the dignity of man
One of the techniques innovated by renaissance painters using lighting and shading was known as
Torquemada became famous for hsi
Administration of the inquisition
In which respects were the "new monarchs" most different from their predecessors
The use of law to advance their authority
Which did not develop strong centralized authority in the 15th century
Germany and Italy
What were major causes of the inflation in prices ("the price revolution") that occurred in Europe in the 16th century
Increasing population and in influx of precious metals from the New World
A philosophical stance that emphasizes the value and agency of human beings, individually and collectively.
The meaning of the term humanism has fluctuated according to the successive intellectual movements which have identified with it
The Medici family ruled the city of Florence throughout the Renaissance. They had a major influence on the growth of the Italian Renaissance through their patronage of the arts and humanism.
The Medici family were wool merchants and bankers. Both businesses were very profitable and the family became extremely wealthy.
Pico della Mirandola
Pico della Mirandola, Giovanni (1463-1494), Italian philosopher and humanist.
Dignity of Man: Pico della Mirandola believes that man has great dignity and capacity due to his ability to mold his fate or determine who he wants to be. Mirandola gives praise to those who do not cave into the wishes of the flesh or temptation.
The Italian author, courtier, and diplomat Baldassare Castiglione (1478-1529) is known primarily for his "Book of the Courtier."
Book of the Courtier: The Book of the Courtier by Baldassare Castiglione, is a lengthy philosophical dialogue on the topic of what constitutes an ideal courtier or court lady, worthy to befriend and advise a Prince or political leader.
King Henry VII
King Henry VII (1491-1547) ruled England for 36 years, presiding over sweeping changes that brought his nation into the Protestant Reformation.
Protestant Reformation: The Protestant Reformation was a series of events that happened in the 16th century in the Christian Church. Because of corruption in the Catholic Church, some people saw that the way it worked needed to change.
Caused political, social, religious upheaval.
Court of the Star Chamber
The English court of Star Chamber was created by King Henry VII in 1487 and was named for a room with stars painted on the ceiling in the royal palace of Westminster where the court sat.
The Star Chamber was an instrument of the monarch and consisted of royal councillors and two royal judges.
Originally established to ensure the fair enforcement of laws against socially and politically prominent people so powerful that ordinary courts would probably hesitate to convict them of their crimes.
Ferdinand of Aragon and Isabella of Castile
Remembered for sponsoring Christopher Columbus' voyage across the Atlantic in 1492. But the importance of their reign was even more far-reaching. With their marriage, Ferdinand and Isabella united Aragón and Castile, Spain's two most powerful kingdoms. This union laid the foundation of a mighty empire.
Established Spain as a major power in Europe.
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