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6SS Renaissance

The Renaissance (Kossler)

How did the Renaissance art look compared to the art of the Middle Ages? Realistic and Lifelike
Where did most of the world explorers in the Renaissance come from? Spain
Whose art and traditins did the Renaissance artists try to re-create? ancient Greece and Rome
What does Renaissance mean? Rebirth
What country did the Renaissance start in? Italy
What city did the Renaissance start in? Florence
Who was the famous poet and writer of plays from England? Wlliam Shakespeare
Who were two of the most famous Renaissance artists? da Vinci and Michelangelo
What was a Renaissance invention that had a great effect on learning? the Printing Press
Who invented the printing press? Gutenberg
What was it called when people didn't like the Catholic Church and wanted to change it? the Reformation
Who was the first person who led the efforts to change the Catholic Church during the Renaissance? Martin Luther
Who were the people who created new churches during the Renaissance? Protestants
What were 2 reasons Italy was the ideal place for artists to study ancient Rome and Greece? There was money to pay them to do it and there was leftover art from the Roman Empire
What was an invention from the Middle Ages that became very popular during the Renaissance and had a great effect on warfare? gunpowder
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