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    Sabrina Kim; Period 4B; Chapter 1 Section 2 The Renaissance of Northern Europe was accelerated by the invention of the printing press by Johann Gutenberg in 1455. The invention of such tool facilitated the reproduction of books, which meant that the surplus of books could be produced for wider audiences. People learned how to read and educated themselves on a variety of subjects, and soon the ardent thriving on arts and literature began. Prominent artists of the era included Albrecht Durer, who perfected engraving, a technique that enabled the reproduction of paintings and prints. Prevalent authors of the time included Erasmus, who criticized churches for being reluctant to translate the bible and translated the bible in the vernacular,…

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    the working habits and norms of Europeans VS Americans. Now, for economy of wording I will group European countries thusly: Western Europe, Eastern Europe, southern Europe, and Northern Europe. While these countries all identify as European, their differences in societal…

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    technological changes that swept Europe from the late 13th century that was integral in the development of Europe in a roundhouse. Despite all parts of Europe was different changes, there were two primary revivals that were more noticeable. They were Italian and Northern Renaissance. Both of these revivals had a profound impact on Europe. But they also had some typical differences between them and each one was unique in its own way. The word renaissance means "rebirth" and the era is best known…

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    Northern Renaissance Over time, however, the ideas and influence of the Italian Renaissance spread to other areas of Europe. The "Northern" Renaissance refers to Renaissance art, architecture, and philosophy that took place outside of Italy. French Kings and nobles began to build bright pleasure palaces called chateaus instead of the dark fortress castles of the Middle Ages. Many chateaus had large landscaped gardens filled with statues and fountains. Dutch Dutch painters brought a new approach…

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    During the 17th century, in Europe even though the art was not formed until the mid-1800. (Beckett 1) In the art of culinary, cake decorating is often looked over. The beautiful decorations of the cakes are often seen by people, they do not recognize the history of the art. Cake Decorating has a colored and difficult history. Around this time, cake pans started making appearances in the homes in Northern Europe. This helped display the creativity of the elaborate dessert for banquets and feasts…

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    The Comparison between Medieval Europe and Renaissance Northern Europe The two civilizations that I am comparing are the Medieval Europe and the Renaissance Northern Europe. To begin with, in Medieval Europe, Christianity was spread to everyone. The Catholic Church spread Christianity mainly to convert the pagans. It rejected all pagan traditions. During the Latin reign, the Greek/Hebrew parts of the bible were translated into the Latin language. Medieval commoners used the Bible. Its text…

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    The Viking Age

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    The Viking Age was an era in European history during which the peoples of the Baltic and Scandinavia surged onto the world stage as pirates, raiders, traders, and fearless explorers. There are many controversies and theories as to why the Scandinavians chose, or were forced, to leave the far northern reaches of Europe. Various indications have suggested a possible population increase that correlates with available farming land, which in turn, connects to an increase of people looking to settle.…

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    Northern Baroque Art

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    Northern Baroque: Baroque Art was the principal European style of art in the 17th century. Although encapsulating the whole of Europe, Baroque art greatly varied from region to region. Having been divided into two separate spheres, the Northern countries who turned Protestant, and the Southern countries who remained Catholic, developed two distinctive artistic styles. In Italy and Spain, the Counter-Reformation was in full swing, promoting complex and dramatic paintings and sculptures such as…

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    The following points summarises the most important results of the online survey to describe Generation Y respondents within PageGroup Northern Europe. • 92% of the respondents are Generation Y consultants that prefer working individualistically, as well as in a team within PageGroup. • The majority follows the instructions/orders of their managers because of their relationship and personal credibility. • Almost half is motivated by the need of achievement, which means that they are driven if…

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    The first artistic style to influence Europe from Scandinavia to the Mediterranean, Romanesque Art thrived from roughly 1000 A.D. to the thirteenth century. Romanesque Art also encompasses influences from Byzantine art and the Insular art of Northern Europe. It retained many features of Roman architectural style. Some of most famous examples of Romanesque architecture include its famous cathedrals and churches. Romanesque architecture is known by its massive quality, thick walls, round arches,…

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