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The Renaissance began in this century....
14th century
The Renaissance began in this country....
Italy
The Renaissance was characterized by a renewed interest in ________art and literature.
classical (Roman/Greek)
Give 2 reasons the Renaissance began in the country it did...
Italy was the location of ancient Rome so obvious examples of ancient learning were present/ Italian trading cities had survived the Middle Ages with little decline/ a wealthy merchant class in Italy served as patrons of the arts
The nickname for the city of Florence (in connection with the Renaissance)
Jewel of the Renaissance
What do these have in common: Genoa, Venice, Florence, Milan,
Italian trading cities
This family was the leading mwerchant/banking family in Florence...
Medici
Which Medici is known as "the Magnificient"?
Lorenzo