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What year did Francesco Sforza become the ruler of Milan?
What year were the Moslem Moors driven from Granada?
What year did Lorenzo the Magnificent become rule of Florence?
When was the revolt of the Ciompi?
What year was Giuliano de Medici murdered?
When did Lorenzo the Magnificent die?
When did Constantinople fall to the turks?
What year did Cosimo de Medici come to power?
When did the Kingdom of Naples fall to Aragon?
What year was Niccolo Machiavelli born?
When did the bubonic plague strike Florence?
What year were Ferdinand of Aragon and Isabella of Castile married?
When did Galeazzo and Bernad Visconti become joint rulers of Milan?
What year did Gian Galeazzo try to lay seige to Florence, but died?
Was the Florentine system of government a true democracy?
Were Lorenzo and Giuliano de Medici step brothers?
What were the boys between the ages of 13 and 24 known as?
What was the name of Giuliano de Medici's brigade?
Company of the Magi
Was Lorenzo de Medici an only child?
Which city state diverted the 4rth crusade from an attempt to regain the holy land to an attack on constantinople in 1204?
What side was florence on in the struggle between the guelf and Ghibelline factors in Italy?
Who came to power in 1434, ruled until death in 1464 tok no official position but was a member of one of the richest families in Florence and headed the Medici bank, called Fahter of the Father land?
Cosimo de Medici
Son of Cosimo de Medici; called the gouty; died after 5 years of rule?
Piero de Medici
Came to power in 1469. Called the magnificent, patron of scholars and artists and was a poet, excommunicated by pope sixtus iv; maintained alliances with milan and naples
Son of Piero de medici, murdered in 1478 by Pazzi family, younger bro of lorenzo
First despots of milan; dominated 13th century; leaders of guelf faction
Della Torre Family
Who became lord of Milan in 1277?
Archbishop Ottone Visconti
What brothers became joint rulers of Milan in 1277?
Bernab and Galeazzo Visconti
20 illegitimate children, noted for violent temper and issuing game laws of severe inhumanity; was thought of as a defender of the poor; excommunicated by the pope
Bernab Visconti
Put his uncle in prison and made himself master of entire milanese state; considered to be the greatest of the visconti and one of the most remarkable political figures of the renaissance
Gian Galeazzo Visconti
brother of gian galeazzo visconti; last of the visconti dukes; hired Francesco Sforza as a mercenary captain
Filippo Maria Visconti
Hired by the people of milan to help build a republic, instead laid seige to the city and set up a new dynasty, assisted by Cosimo de Medici, murdered in 1476
Francesco Sforza
Brother of Francesco Sforza; became ruler of Milan in fact, though not in name. Brought Leonardo da Vinci to Milan; encouraged the French king to conquer Naples.
Ludivico the Moor
son of Francesco Sforza
Galeazzo Maria
What is the title of the Super Quiz resource guide?
The European Renaissance: Renewal and Reform
Is "The Renaissance outside of Italy" a section of the resource guide?
According to the Introduction, it was largely ____________ that propelled the many advances of the Renaissance.
a burgeoning of the political state
Which art historian coined the phrase "rinascita"?
in section I, Gerhard Remple stresses the continuity of the Renaissance with earlier time periods and states that the European Renaissance is hazardously defined as the period from the ...?
14th to 16th Centuries
Where did the Renaissance first flourish?
in the north of Italy among the furious world of little states
The first manifestations of the Renaissance are generally achnowledged to be from where?
According to Gerhard Rempel, which of the city states were considered to be the "outstanding repblics"?
Florence, Venice, Siena
According to Gerhard Remple, was there a move from urban to rural living?
no, but:
guilds slowly lost power
patronage of the arts expanded from church & guilds to private individuals
a non-clerical intellectual aristocracy
the ideas and ideals of ancient greece and rome became popular
According to gerhard remple, what did the renaissance humanists, above all, generated and desseminated an enthusiasm for?
new learning
According to g.r., the renn humanists achieved what remarkable thing by sheer virtuosity, despite the social and political tensions and the setbacks of the period?
a pan-European culture
What was the 15th century of Spain cemented by?
Ferdiand of Aragon to Isabella of Castille in 1469
Why did Venice decline from its position of dominance in the 15th century?
advance of ottoman turks into eastern europe
discovery by the protuguese of an all water route to the east
entrance of frenc hand dutch into spice trade
severe outbreak of plague
Which poet reffered to Venice as the eldest child of liberty?
Which Medici was called "Pater Patriae" or "Fether of the Fetherland?"
Cosimo de Medici
Effective power within fifteenth century Florentine politics lay with the __________, a body of nine men, re-elected every two months.
According to Richard Hooker, in his article, Humanism, when does humanism begin?
during the Middle Ages in Europe
What did the classical education ciriculum called the trivium ("three part curriculum") consist of?
grammar, logic, rhetoric
What did the classical education called the trivium ("the four part curriculum") consisted of which of the following?
geometry, arithmetic, astronomy, music
In the middle ages and Renaissance, both history and literary studies were a part of?
The trivium and quadrivium had been outlined in antiquity and bequeathed to Christian Europe by writers such as...?
Cassiodorus and Martianus Capella
In antiquity, the disciplines of the trivium and quadrivium were called?
artes liberales
What did the Renaissance studia humanitatis correspond to?
literary studies
moral philosophy
In classical Rome, higher education consisted almost entirely of the quadrivium and the trivium; all the major patriarchs of the christian religion were raised in this tradition, including whom?
Augustine and Boethius
the central difference between the Roman and the medieval trivium and quadrivium is that the medievals had pretty much lost?
the greek language and the classical greek authors
While emphasis in Roman education was on Greek authors, the emphasis in the medieval quadrivium adn trivium was?
Latin authors, especially Christian authors
In the trivium, grammar was the study of not only the proper use of language, but?
how authors used language to make meaning, especially poets and historians
also what we consider literary criticism, literary studies, and history
In the middle ages, dialect was?
the science of disputation, proof, and propositions
The third art of the trivium, rhetoric, was?
the art of persuasion
those techniques with language, including syllogism, whereby a speaker could convince an audienc of the truth or correctness of what he was saying
According to Richard Hooker, of all the practices of Renaissance Europe, nothing is used to distinguish the Renaissance from the middle ages more than what?
According to richard Hooker, humanism was not opposed to logic, as is commonly held, but opposed to the paticular brand of logic known as?
The term "humanism" was coined by?
The german educator, F.J. Niethammer in 1808, to describe a program of study distinct from scientific and engineering educational programs
Who was a famous politician and orator in the last years of the Roman republic?
According to William Gilbert in his article, Italian Humanism, it was the aim of the humanists to light the fullest possible knowledge of?
knowlege of classical antiquity
The Council of Constance holds an important place in?
the recovery of ancient manuscripts
The leading figure in the quest at the Council of Constance was?
Poggio Bracciolini
From 1397 to 1400 in Florence, a learned Greek taught Greek to some of the most brillian and promising Scholars in the city. His name was?
Manuel Chrysoloras
Who became synonymous with the moral degradation of the Renaissance papacy?
Alexander VI
Who kept numerous notebooks throughout his life (for example, the codex Leicester)?
Leonardo da Vinci
Who was the daughter of Pope Alexander VI and his mistress, Vannozza Cattanei?
Lucrezia Borgia