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Term:What was the renaissance? (A-E)Definition:(A) The "Rebirth" of the arts,literature, and sciences focused on thehuman experience. (B) Renewedcuriosity about life in the present. (C)New focus on individual achievement.(D) Exploration (E) Renewed study ofhumanism, the worldly (non-religious)subjects studied by Ancient Greek, andRoman scholars.
Term:Why did the Renaissance originate inSouthern Europe (modern Italy) asopposed to Northern Europe? (A-B)Definition:
Term:Who were the big names of theRenaissance? (A-D)Definition:(A) Leonardo - many interests MonaLisa, The last Supper, Anatomy... (B)Michelangelo - The Pieta (Maryholding the dead Christ), David, TheSistine Chapel. (C) Castiglione - Theideal courtier, a model of thewell-mannered, well-educatedaristocrat. (D) Machiavellis - Theprince; in politics, the ends justify themeans and above all, maintain power(even at the expense of a promise).
Term:How did Gutenberg's Printing Pressaffect Europe? (A-C)Definition:

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