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When was the fall of constantinople to the moslem turks?
1453
Renaissance means...
Rebirth
HUMANISM
stressing of man and his creative powers as center of interest
SECULARISM
basic concern of material world instead of internal world or spirit
INDIVIDUALISM
stressed personality, uniqueness, genius. was quest for glory.
Warrior Pope
Julius II
Renaissance began where?
Italy
Immoral Pope
Alexander VI
Patron family of Milan
Sforza, Francesco
Began construction of St. Peter's Church
Pope Julius II
Wrote Divine Comedy.
Dante
Literary link between Middle Ages and Renaissance
Dante
Father of Italian Literature
Dante
Father of Humanism
Petrarch
Famous for his sonnets.
Petrarch
Wrote Decameron
Giovanni Boccaccio
Wrote On the Dignity of Man
Pico Della Mirandola
Said there are no limits to what a man can do.
Pico Della Mirandola.
Wrote On Pleasure.
Wrote On the False Donation of Constantine.
Lorenzo Valla
Wrote Autobiography
Benvenuto Cellini
Wrote The Courtier
Baldassare Castiglione
Wrote The Prince, which set guidelines for rulers.
Niccolo Maciavelli
Said men cal do all things if the will.
Leon Battista Alberti
Painted Arena Chapel & Lamentation.
Used fresco
Giotto
Painted Trinita & Tribute Money.
Used perspective & chiaroscuro.
Masaccio
Painted Birth of Venus & Primavera.
Botticelli
Painted Last Supper & Virgin of the Rocks
Leonardo Da Vinci
Painted Mona Lisa
Leonardo Da Vinci
1400's
Quattrocento
1500's
Cinquecento
Painted David, Last Judgement, Pieta
Michaelangelo
Michaelangelo painted 2 things...
ceiling of sistine chapel, st. peter's dome
Painted School of Athens & Madonnas
Raphael
Painted Judith Slaying Holofernes
Artemisia
Designed Dome of Florence Cathedral, Doumo
Used perspective
Brunelleschi
Founder of Modern Sculpture
Donatello
Made David & Gattamelata
Donatello
Won Baptistry Doors Competition
Ghiberti
art historian
Giorgio Vassari
Made Sacrifice of Isaac & Gates of Paradise
Ghiberti
intellectual hallmark of renaissance
paolo toscanelli
Most popular instrument
Lute
Master of Polyphony
Josquin des Pres
1st of the modernists by developing homophonic music.
Palestrina
Patrons
Rome , Florence , and Milan

Popes, Medici's, Sforza's
Created printing press
Johann Gutenberg
Medici Family
*Cosimo and Lorenzo.
*From Florence.
*family were bankers.
Wrote Praise of Folly
Erasmus
VERNACULAR
the native language of a community
Developed oil paints and painted Marriage of Giovanni Arnoldfini
Jan Van Eyck
known for engravings. Painted Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.
Albrecht Durer
wrote utopia.
Thomas More
Wrote Gargantua & Pantagruel
Francois Rabelais
Wrote personal essays & Essay
Michel de Montaigne
Painted Assumption of the Virgin
El Greco/
Domenikos Theotocopoulos
Painted Desposition
Rogier van der Weyden
Painted holy Family
Peter Paul Rubens
Art created after Peter Paul Rubens
Rubenesque
Wrote Hamlet, MacBeth
Shakespeare
Painted Night Watch & Syndics of the Cloth Guild
rembrandt
WRote Don Quixote
Miguel de Cervantes
Monk who overthrew the Medici's
Girolamo Savonarola
Wrote On the Revolution of the Heavenly Spheres.
Used heliocentric theory.
Copernicus
Created scientific method
Francis Bacon
Discovered Circulation of blood
William harvey
Wrote Mathematical Principles. discovered laws of motion & gravitation
Isaac Newton
Planets & Elliptical orbits
Johannes Kepler
Wrote Dialogue on the Two Chief Systems of the World.
Brought to trial during Inquisition
Galileo Galilei
Wrote on Fabric of Human Body. anatomy.
Andreas Vesalius
analytical geometry
Rene Descartes
Wrote Canterbury Tales
Geoffrey Chaucer
Wrote Grand Testament
Francois Villon