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Chapter 14

People

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Isabella d'Este ruler of Mantua (Italy), well educated, gave money to artists, known as the "first lady to the world"
Niccolo Machiavelli writer and historian, had own ideas on how to rule, wrote "The Prince", thought that the end justified the means- rulers should be cruel and unjust
Lorenzo de Medici "the Magnificent", famous ruler of Florence, used his wealth to help artists and scholars,
Savonarola monk, thought too much about self and not about religion, preached against Renaissance, Medici family and the Pope, executed by the people
Elizabeth I ruled England, reign known as Elizabethan Age, England gained political power and economic wealth
William Shakespeare greatest writer, plays and sonnets, Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet and Macbeth
Miguel de Cervantes Spanish writer, developed the character of Don Quixote who wanted to right all wrongs and had many funny adventures
Johann Gutenberg German, printing press with movable metal parts, 1st book printed was the Gutenberg bible
Leonardo da Vinci artist, scientist, engineer, and inventor, Mona Lisa and The Last Supper
Michalangelo sculptor, then painter, Pieta and David, painted frescos on the ceiling of the Sistene Chapel in Vatican
Raphael Santi religious painter, Mary and baby Jesus (Madonna), School of Athens
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