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Renaissance &Science

TermDefinition
Secularism seperation of the state from religion
Humanism Focus more on the human aspect of life
Renaissance the activity, spirit, or time of the great revival of art, literature, and learning in Europe beginning in the 14th century. Italy only Greek & Roman knowledge
Northern Renaissance The spread of knowledge through out Europe Including England and other countries
Leonardo Da Vinci Leonardo da Vinci (April 15, 1452 to May 2, 1519) was a painter, sculptor, architect, inventor, military engineer and draftsman
Michelangelo Michelangelo is widely regarded as the most famous artist of the Italian Renaissance. Among his works are the "David" and "Pieta" statues and the Sistine Chapel frescoes
Albrecht Durer Albrecht Durer was regarded as the greatest German Renaissance artist. His work includes altarpieces, portraits and self-portraits, engravings, and woodcuts
Desiderius Erasmus Theologian A man of great intellect , he defined the humanist movement in Northern Europe Reform of the church
William Shakespeare Playwriter was famous for his plays and did big impact on the English language
Niccolo Machiavelli Italian diplomat Niccolò Machiavelli is best known for writing The Prince, "Machiavellian" and established its author as the "father of modern political theory."
Johannes Kepler Mathematician German astronomer who discovered three major laws of planetary motion,
Galileo Galilei An Astronomer who was known for discovering the moon in Jupiter. He was also prosecuted by the church for claiming the Earth revolve around the Sun.
Isaac Newton Created the Three of Motion (Gravity)
William Harvey Physician studied into the vascular system and in 1616 he announced his discovery of the circulation of blood within the body
Nicolaus Copernicus He is best known as the first astronomer to posit the idea of a heliocentric solar system—a system in which the planets and planetary objects orbit the sun
Created by: Chris2020