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Renaissance Quiz

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Utopia
Ideal society; book was written on it by Thomas More
Johann Gutenberg
Invented the printing press
William Shakespeare
English playwright; wrote tragedies and comedies like romeo and juliet or hamlet
Machiavelli
Writer of politics; negative view. Wrote "The Prince" on what its like to be a govern. "the end justifies the means.."
What was the attitude of Church leaders and the wealthy toward the arts? Why?
-Church leaders want best work for God; wealthy distinguish themselves- positive attitude
What was the difference between the Renaissance and the Middle Ages in the attitude toward worldly pleasures?
Middle Ages denied worldly pleasures; Renaissance indulged in them
Why was the invention of the printing press so important?
It made books available to the common man
How was the work of German painters different from Flemish Painters?
Germans focused on religion and the past, Flemish painted common people. Flemish are from Belgium
Secular
Worldly view
Patron
A sponsor of the arts in this case.
Renaissance
Period of rebirth and learning in Europe
Humanism
System of thought focusing on human intrests and values
Perspective
Technique showing space on a flat surface
Vernacular
Native language of a group; first book printed in common language was the Bible.
Michelangelo
Italian artist and Renaissance man. The Last Judgement on wall of Sistine Chapel. David- painting or sculpture?
Leonardo Da Vinci
Italian Renaissance Man. Painter. Mona Lisa and the Last Supper
Raphael
Painter and architect. The School of Athens- embodies the classical spirit of Renaissance