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Quarter 1 - World H

Vocabulary for Renaissance for Wakelin and Willis

Humanism intellectual movement focused on education and classics
Humanities subjects such as reading, writing, math, poetry, history
Petrarch Florentine humanist, poet and scholar assembled a library of Greek and Roman manuscripst
Florence city state in Italy, home to Medici's
Patron financial supporter
Perspective Painting technique used to make objects appear 3D
Leonardo da Vinci painter/sculptor
Baldassare Castiglone wrote the Book of the Courtier
Niccolo Machiavelli wrote the Prince
secularism non-religious
materialism desire for objects, possessions
Johann Gutenberg German who created printing press with movable type
Flanders Belgium and Netherlands, northern renaissance occurred here
Albrecht Durer "Leonardo of the north", applied painting techniques to engraving
engraving can be used to make multiple prints
vernacular everyday language of ordinary people
Erasmus Dutch priest and humanist, promoted that Bible be written in vernacular
Thomas More social reformer, wrote Utopia about ideal society
utopian ideal but impractical society
William Shakespeare English poet and playwright, used universal themes in everyday settings
classicism interest in Ancient Greece and Rome
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