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Renaissance
a period of time in history from approximately 1300's to 1500's
renaissance
French for rebirth.
Italy
where did the renaissance begin?
History
study of the past
city state
a city that is its own independent state that has its own government
Arts
study of ancient Greece, and Rome
Patricians
members of the wealthiest class in the city states
Cosimo Medici
the member of the family that accumulated all the money, became the un official ruler of Florence, Italy
prospered
a nice financial income
Lorenzo
flourished the arts
patron
a financial supporter of the arts
tyrant
a cruel or oppressive ruler
Humanism
intellectual movement, on the secular world, promote thought of ideas outside of religion.
humanists
believe in the study of humanity
humanities
learning or study of literature concerned with human culture
secular
denoting attitudes, activities, or other things that have no religious or spiritual basis.
Francesco Petrarch
father of humanism, also famous for poetry. People believe that if it wasen't for him this would of never started.
architecture
more of the cathedrals will have domes, domes are very fancy and very designed. Designed from greek and roman architecture.
painting
artists used perspective to make art appear more realistic
perspective
makes art appear more realistic. Makes some art take on a 3D appearance. Some will appear farther away and some will appear closer.
music
experimentation in music to make different sounds, also make music in theater.
donatello
famous for being the first person to create a sculpture that's life size of a man on horseback.
leonardo
produced) a series of notebooks included all of his designs and sketches. Famous for painting
leonardo paintings
1. The last supper, 2. Mona Lisa.
Michelangelo
Famous sculpter 3 that he is famous for, statue of David- as in david and goliath, also famous for the sculpture called the pieta( life size work).
Raphael
he is remembered for his paintings. Religious and Mary and her child mostly. (Madonna).
Baldassare Castiglione
Itallina writer, wrote the book The Couriter, which was published in 1527
Niccolo Machiavelli
wrote a book entitled "The Print". Mostly covering all about government. Also went around to most of the known world at the time and went around to the governments to figure out which would be the best kind
Northern Europe
slow to recover from the huge pandemic
Printing press
played a very important role during the Renaissance
Albrecht Durer
was German, referred to as the German Leonardo
Desiderius Erasmus
wrote In Praise of Folly (name of his book) made fun or moral behavior.
Clergy
church officials
Thomas more
Henry the 8 chopped his head off. Before he got his head chopped of her wrote as book called "Utopia
utopia
meaning an imagined place or thing that is perfect.
Utopian
a person who makes no mistakes and is looking for the perfect place.
Francois Rabelais-
he was a humorist- poked fun at religion
William Shakespeare
famous writer.
Don Quixote
a book written about knights
Johann Gutenberg
invented/used the printing press to make money. 1st to do this.
reform
to make a change or improvement.
catholic church
is being called upon to reform the practices of the church/ some of the teachings of the church
protests
people break off a start their own church (new religions)
Protestant groups
change into their own religious churches from the Christian Church Only Christian not catholic.
Papal Supremacy
believe that the pope is the most supreme person on the earth.
Indulgences
seeking forgiveness with any of your sins. Had to pay for
Purgatory
a place or state of suffering inhabited by the souls of sinners who are expiating their sins before going to heaven
Martin Luther
was a priest (munk). A member of the clergy. He was a proffessor/ teacher
Theology
the study of the nature of God and religious belief, go to cemonarys
Tetzel
was selling indulgences to get money for St. Peters church while under construction
95 thesis
a list of 95 complaints that Luther had against the catholic church. Nailed them to the door of the church.
Theocracy
a system of government in which priests rule in the name of God or a god.
recant
say that one no longer holds an opinion or belief
heresy
an idea that goes against accepted church beliefs
Charles V
ruler of the holy roman empire and the Diet of Worms
diet of worms
the assembly of the city state. Charles V declared luther an outlaw
Luther's Beliefs
believed in justification by faith