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Renaissance "rebirth"
humanism a movement about the study of subjects such as poetry and philosophy
secular people who opposed religion
Baldassare Castiglione An Italian diplomat and writer about the Renaissance
Niccolo Machiavelli An Italian political philosopher who wrote about the rules
Lorenzo de Medici A Florentine ruler who supported some of the talented Renaissance
Leonardo da Vinci Italian painter, sculpture, architect, musician, engineer,and scientist. His most famous painting was the Mona Lisa
Michelangelo Buonarroti An Italian Renaissance sculpture, architect,painter, and a poet
Raphael An Italian Renaissance painter.
Johannes Gutenberg A German inventor and printer who invented movable type. His first print was a 1,282 page bible
Desiderius Erasmus A Dutch priest and humanist who wrote a book about christian life
Sir Thomas More An English Statesman and author who wrote a book called Utopia which is about an ideal society
William Shakespeare An English dramatist and poet who was famous for creating the drama Romeo and Juliet
Christine de Pisan A French poet and author created a work call The City Of Women which is about women society which is about women's education
Albrecht Durer An German painter, engraver, and theoretician
Jan van Eyck a Flemish painter
Protestant Reformation a religious movement in the 1500's that split the christian church in western Europe and led to the establishment of a number of new churches
indulgences pardons issued by the pope of the roman catholic church that could reduce a souls time in purgatory
Martin Luther A German mock who protests against the Catholic church in 1517
theocracy a government ruled by religious leaders who claimed gods authority
John Calvin A French protestant theologian of the Reformation who founded Calvinism that was associated with the doctrine of predestination
predestination The belief that at the beginning of time god decided who will gain salvation
Henry VIII The king of England from 1509 to 1547 and was desiring to have changed laws and was soon in a fight with the pope
annulled declared invalid based on church laws
Elizabeth I Queen of England from 1558 to 1603 who is a politician and a diplomat
Counter Reformation The Catholic Church's series of reforms in response to the spend of Protestantism in the mid 1500's to the early 1600
Jesuits member of the Catholic religious order the society of Jesus.
Ignatius of Loyola A Spanish churchman and founder of the Jesuits
Council of Trent A meeting of church leaders in the 1500's
Charles Borromeo An Archbishop
Francis of Scales A French Roman catholic leader and preacher
Teresa of Avila A Spanish Carmelite nun and once one of the principle saints of the Roman catholic church
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