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Where and when did the Renaissance start? Why?
Italy - 14th century.
Money for patronage.
Aristocracy mingled with merchants (money to support).
Education was a priority.
Define Humanism.
A program of studies that focused on the humanities (literature, art, music, education).
Who is considered the Father of Renaissace Humanism?
What was his sonnet like?
Petrarch.
His sonnet was 14 lines - iambic pentameter.
ABBA ABBA CD CD CD/CDE CDE.
Why did the Renaissance begin to decline?
Because after the French invasion, Rome is no longer the center of trade.
What is the Counter Reformation?
Where the Roman Catholic Church wanted control of God and art so that they could spread Catholicism.
What is Christian Humanism?
It focused on education around the scripture.
Used the bible as a source of knowledge.
Who was the Prince of Christian Humanism? What did he write?
Erasmus.
Pamplets and treatises (serious).
Satirical pieces (witty).
What happened to Sir Thomas More? Why?
He was murdered.
Didn't pledge allegience to Henry VIII or Church of England.