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Unformatted text preview: essay. We will be looking at how well you structure your argument and support your points with specific historical examples. 1. Continuities/discontinuities between the Renaissance and the Reformation (as urban phenomena; attitudes to religion and society; aesthetics) 2. Continuities/discontinuities between Early Modern Europe and the Middle Ages (politics, economics, beliefs, aesthetics) 3. Factors leading up to and contributing to the Protestant Reformation in Northern Europe (political, economic, religious, cultural) 4. .Centralization of political power in Early Modern Europe, contributing factors and manifestations, and limitations of 5. The impact of the Reformation and the new monarchies on European exploration and colonization 6. Religion and politics in the Thirty Years’ War: what was old and what was new....
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- Spring '07
- Protestant Reformation, Early modern Europe, Petrarch Burckhardt Renaissance, John Wycliff Erasmus Sola scriptura, Renaissance despotism Flagellants