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Renaissance

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a cultural movement and historic era that spanned roughly the 14th to the 17th century, beginning in Florence in the Late Middle Ages; a resurgence of learning based on classical sources; the beginning of the Modern Era Renaissance
Where did Renaissance begin? Florence, Italy
Causes of Renaissance crusades→trade→cultural diffusion
These writers and scholars viewed life as preparation for afterlife, but also celebrated living and the individual; they were stimulated the study of Greek and Roman literature and culture. humanists
one of the first humanist, was a scholar and teacher, who wrote "Sonnets to Laura" Petrarch
diplomat and historian who wrote The Prince; believed that a ruler should be willing to do anything to maintain control without worrying about conscience. Niccol Machiavelli
most famous book of Renaissance The Book of the Courtier
Wrote "The Book of the Courtier" Castiglione
Medieval art and literature focused on ________ and __________. Church; Salvation
Renaissance art and literature focused on ________ and __________ along with Christianity. individuals; worldly matters
New artistic techniques emerged during the Renaissance: ___________ and __________, painting done on wet plaster. These techniques gave_______. perspective; frescos; depth
Artists of the Italian Renaissance: DaVinci, Michelangelo, Raphael
Renaissance ideas spread from ________ to Germany, the Netherlands, France, and England. Italy
this invention helped disseminate (spread) Renaissance ideas Movable Type Printing Press
most influential humanist of Northern Europe; criticized church for lack of spirituality Erasmus
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