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Lesson 27

Stack of vocabulary for lesson 27 Renaissance

TermDefinition
humanism belief in the worth and potential of all individuals. They balanced religious faith with belief in the power of the mind. Took a fresh interest in human society and the natural world.
perspective is a visual technique used to make people and objects look closer or farther away and to give realistic depth to a scene.
classical art 500 B.C.E. to 500 C.E. balance and harmony; figures were lifelike but more perfect than life; nude or draped in togas, or robes; active and motion was believable; faces calm no emotion; scenes showed heroic or real people doing everyday tasks; paint no perspective.
medieval art 500 to about 1300 C.E. religious; important figures were larger; stiff, little movement; fully dressed but stiff; serious faces; two dimensional; bright colors
renaissance art 1300s to the early 1600s. religious and non religious; interest in nature; lifelike, action, with or without clothes; every day tasks; faces showed expression; colors responded to light; symmetrical, or balanced; showed background and perspective
patron Someone who commissioned (ordered and paid for) new buildings and art.
city-state an independent state consisting of a city and its surrounding territory. Most conducted trade, collected their own taxes, and made their own laws.
republic a form of government in which citizens elect representatives to rule for them
humanities collectively, areas of study that focus on human life and culture, such as history, literature, and ethics
Created by: randy hogue