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gilstrap10 ap pt.1

Flashcards for Chapter 10 of The Western Heritage

The cultural center of the Italian Renaissance Florence
Italy was a ___________ nation. Composed of many city-states. divided
What Italian is the most responsible for the French invasion of Italy in 1495? Ludovico il Moro
Name Three Italian Renaissance artists Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Michelangelo
Name the 4 social classes in Italian city-states. Old Rich, Grandi; newly rich merchants, popolo grosso; middle burgher; peasants, poplo minuto
Who was the wealthiest family in florence? the Medici Family
What were Condottieri? military brokers who got customers mercenary armies.
What was Humanism? Modernity, driven by an un-Christian philosophy that stressed the dignity of humankind, individualism, and secular values
What did the studia humanitatis embrace? It embraced the liberal arts and study of grammar, rhetoric, poetry, history, politics, and moral philosophy.
Who was the Father of Humanism? Francesco Petrarch
What was "The Leters to the Ancient Dead"? The study of ancient Rome
Who created "Vita Nuova" and "Divine Comedy"? Dante Alighieri
What are liberal studies? Stuies that are worthy of a free man.
What was the Florentine "Academy"? The migration of many scolars moving to Florence to escape the Turks after the fall of Constantinople.
Created by: topher10k