Upgrade to remove ads
World History Vocabulary Unit 7
The Renaissance and Reformation Holt
Terms in this set (31)
An intellectual movement during the Renaissance that focused on the study of worldly subjects, such as poetry and philosophy, and on human potential and achievements
Sir Thomas More
English statesman who wrote Utopia which describes an ideal society
Pardons issued by the pope of the Roman Catholic Church that could reduce a soul's time in purgatory
A government ruled by relgious leaders who claim God's authority
The universal man, someone accopmlished in the classics, but also a man of action
The belief that at the beginning of time God decided who would gain salvation
A religious meovement in the 1500s that split the Christian church in western Europe and led to the establishment of a number of new churches
Members of a Catholic order, the Society of Jesus, founded by Ignatius of Loyola in 1534
Having to do with worldly, as opposed to religious matters
Declared invalid based on church laws
"Rebirth"; following the Middle Ages, a movement that centered on the revival of interest in the classical learning of Greece and Rome
A French Protestant
Christine de Pisan
French poet and author; her work The City of Women discusses the role of women in society. She favored equality and education for women.
Council of Trent
A meeting of church leaders in the 1500s whose purpose was to clearly define Catholic doctrines for the Catholic Reformation
Jan van Eyck
Flemish painter; painting focused on landscapes and domestic life, used oil paints
A technique that allows artist to represent three-dimensional objects on a flat surface
The Catholic Church's series of reforms in response to the spread of Protestantism in the mid 1500s to the early 1600s
Italian political philosopher and statesman; he wrote The Prince, which advised rulers to separate morals from politics. He insisted that a ruler do whatever is necessary to succeed and that the ends would justify the means.
A wealthy and powerful family who ruled the city of Florence during the Renaissance and supported the arts.
Act of Supremacy
Law passed by England's Parliament which required the English people to take an oath declaring their king Henry VIII to be the "Supreme Head of the Church of England."
Italian Renaissance patiner, he painted frescoes, his most famous being The School of Athens
The buyers of art
Italian Renaissance sculptor, architect, painter, and poet. He sculpted the Pieta and David and painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.
Dutch priest and humanist; he wrote on the need for a pure and simple Christian life
German monk whose protests against the Catholic Church in 1517 (the 95 Theses) led to calls for reform and the movement known as the Reformation
German inventor and printer; he invented movable type. He first printed publication was the Bible.
Leonardo da Vinci
Italian painter, sculptor, architect, musician, engineer, and scientist. He painted the Mona Lisa and the Last Supper
French Protestant theologian of the Reformation; he founded Calvinism, which was associated with the doctrine of predestination
Italian diplomat and writer; he wrote The Courtier which explains correct behaviors for a courtier to win favor from a ruler
German painter, engraver, and theoretician; he combined Italian Renaissance techniques of realism and perspective with elements unique to the northern Renaissance, such as the use of oils in his paintings.
English drmatist and poet; he is considered one of the greatest dramatists of all time and wrote such works as Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, and A Midsummer Night's Dream
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE...
History Renaissance Test
Renaissance and Reformation
Human Legacy Chapter 15 Renaissance and Reformatio…
chapter 15 notes
OTHER SETS BY THIS CREATOR
Spanish days / months / seasons
English Exam Review Words
4 A Vocab spanish