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which of the following describes one effect of marco polos journey to china?
Marco polo was made a government official in china
venice was famous for?
manufacturing woolen cloth
the mongols helped to increase trade between europe and asia by?
increasing the prices of goods
one important feature that venice and genoa shared was that?
both were located near the silk road
the printing press affected the spread of ideas during the renaissance the same way that?
the internet affects the spread of ideas today
which event occurred first?
the mongol dynasty takes over china and makes the roads safer
which of the following best describes cosmio de medici?
a powerful ruler of florence who valued education and culture
which artist made prints that are famous for realistic detail?
Leonardo da Vinci
which of the following is a characteristic of Dantes The Divine Comedy?
dante used the vernacular, or common language, to describe Italian society
which of the following is NOT true of perspective?
people, places, and scenery are painted to appear one-dimensional
how do prices affect trade?
When prices are low, trade increases
which of the following had a major role in spreading renaissance ideas from italy to northern to europe?
What is one way that Leonardo da Vinci used science to make his art more realistic?
Da Vinci studied and sketched human bones and muscles
which of the following ideas was not part of humanism?
the only purpose of art i to glorify god
What was the most important feature of humanism in norther europe?
Artist showed physical flaws
which of the following describe how Brunelleschi combined art and mathematics?
he developed many new mathematical formulas
what effect did the merchant families have on the renaissance in italian cities?
the families wanted everyone to see what their money could buy
how are the ideas of the middle ages and the ideas of the renaissance different?
thinkers during the middle ages valued latin texts, while thinkers during the renaissance valued greek texts
which of these subjects would be considered most important during the renaissance?
classical writings of ancient greece and rome
what did Dante and Desiderius erasmus have in common?
both wrote about problems they observed in their societies
Machiavelli wanted to have an affect on?
which of these of these italian port cities was the wealthiest?
how did the growth of trade affect mapmaking?
as trade with asia increased, merchants made better maps of italian cities
how are classical and renaissance statues alike?
both feature realistic and lifelike poses
what was one difference between humanism in italy and humanism in northern europe?
scholars in northern europe were more interested in the history of the middle ages
the translation of the bible from latin to vernacular languages caused
moe people to learn
which word best summarizes the renaissance?
Miguel de Cervantes is best known for?
what major body of water allowed the port cities of genoa and venice to thrive?
the mediterranean sea
what caused scholars to long for a renewal of classical culture?
the discovery of classical writings such as the work of plato and thucydides
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