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Renaissance People

(Mooresville) Renaissance People

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Renaissance means _____________ rebirth
City that was the birthplace of the Renaissance Florence
Ancient civilizations that served as inspiration for the Renaissance Greek and Roman
Movement that gave rise to the Renaissance; it focused on human ability and beauty Humanism
Word that means "worldly"...separated from religion Secular
Family that ruled Florence, used their money to support the arts Medici
Wrote a book for the etiquette of a perfect "Renaissance" person...says you have to be good at everything Castiglione
Believed that the sun, not the earth was the center of the universe, published it in a book, but said it was just a theory Copernicus
Wrote a political guide book on how to get and keep power; ignored morality and focused on reality Machiavelli
Book written by Machiavelli The Prince
Invention that helped spread the ideas of the Renaissance and Reformation Printing press
Person who invented the printing press Gutenberg
After perfecting the telescope, he discovered things about the universe that led to him being put on trial for proclaiming a sun-centered universe. Galileo
Playwright who analyzed mankind by using universal themes; excellent use of the English language Shakespeare
Wrote Hamlet, Othello, Much Ado About Nothing, Midsummer Night's Dream, and Romeo and Juliet Shakespeare
Formulated the first Germ theory of the Modern Age Fracastoro
Disproved medieval medical theories by dissecting human corpses. Vesalius
Playwright who analyzed mankind by using universal themes; excellent use of the English language Shakespeare
Wrote Hamlet, Othello, Much Ado About Nothing, Midsummer Night's Dream, and Romeo and Juliet Geocentric
Language that is native to a particular to an area or region Vernacular
Word that means "sun-centered' Heliocentric
Created by: jswearengin on 2008-11-13



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