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The Renaissance

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Renaissance
rebirth of learning
humanism
the cultural movement of the Renaissance
secular
non-religious
Machiavelli
Renaissance writer who wrote the book "The Prince".
Leonardo de Medici
Wealthy merchant and patron of the arts
Raphael
painted the School of Athens
Johannes Gutenberg
invented the printing press
Desidarius Erasmus
wrote The Praise of Folly
Sir Thomas More
wrote "Utopia"
William Shakespeare
English poet and dramatist considered one of the greatest English writers
Jan van Eyck
Flemish painter who focused on landscapes and everyday life
Protestant Reformation
a religious movement that began as an effort to reform the Catholic Church
indulgences
fee paid to church to guarantee you less time in purgatory
Martin Luther
German monk and leader of the Protestant Reformation
theocracy
government run by religious leaders
John Calvin
religious reformer who believed in predestination and a strict sense of morality for society
predestination
Calvin's religious theory that God has already planned out a person's life.
annul
declare invalid
counter reformation
catholic church's attempt to stop the protestant movement and to Strengthen the Catholic Church
jesuits
a religious order created to serve the pope and the church
Council of Trent
a meeting of Roman Catholic leaders, called by Pope Paul III to rule on doctrines criticized by the Protestant reformers