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In The Prince, Machiavelli called for the unification of Italy . According to Alberti, skill, talent, fortitude, and ingenuity are qualities best summed up by the Italian word virtu . Marinella’s the nobility and excellence of women and the defects and vices of men marked her dual importance as a humanist and a feminist . Which of the following did the classical humanist advocate? Classical art and architecture should be imitated, Missing classical texts should be recovered, Greek and latin texts should not be censored. How does machiavelli’s the prince view individuals versus the state? Match the label in the left with its correct description. Individuals guided by principles of justice and benevolence The state exempt from any moral judgment Why were ficino’s translations so important? They made plato’s writings available to western scholar for the first time since antiquity According to Castiglione, which are qualities of the ideal man? Humanistic education, Warrior skills, Athleticism During the Italian renaissance, the small study retreat, or studiolo came to be considered essential to the advancement of intellectual life. An example of a renaissance-era woman with spectacular political power is Elizabeth queen of England. Which of these statements about the medici gamily are true? Their business acumen benefited the citizens of Florence, They made their money in banking Match the name of the Italian humanist in the left column with her correct description on the right. Cassandra Fedele venetian who wrote latin letters in the tradition of Petrarch Vittoria Colonna roman who wrote religious verse and vernacular poems True of false : Lavinia fontana was a well-known painter in fifteenth century Italy who had to struggle to make a reputation because her husband did not want her to work.
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