MAJOR AP EUROPEAN HISTORY DEFINITIONS

MAJOR AP EUROPEAN HISTORY DEFINITIONS - Leonardo Da Vinci-...

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Renaissance Alexander VI - (1492-1503) Corrupt Spanish pope. He was aided militarily and politically by his son Cesare Borgia, who was the hero of The Prince . Dante Alighieri - Italian poet wrote Inferno and Divine Comedy . Boccaccio - (1313-1375) Wrote the Decameron which tells about ambitious merchants, portrays a sensual, and worldly society. Botticelli - One of the leading painters of the Florentine renaissance, developed a highly personal style. The Birth of Venus Brunelleschi - (1377-1446) Italian architect, celebrated for work during Florentine Renaissance. He was anti-Gothic. Foundling Hospital in Florence. Michalangelo Buonarroti - (1475-1564) Worked in Rome. Painted the Sistine Chapel. Sculpted the statue of David. Castiglione - Wrote The Courtier which was about education and manners and had a great influence. It said that an upper class, educated man should know many academic subjects and should be trained in music, dance, and art.
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Unformatted text preview: Leonardo Da Vinci- (1452-1519) Artist who made religious paintings and sculptures like the Last Supper. Lorenzo de Medici- r(1469-1492) The Medicis were a great banking family in Florence in the 15th century. Ruled government of Florence from behind the scene. Miguel De Cervantes- (1547-1616) Spanish writer. Wrote Don Quixote . Pico Della Mirandola- Wrote On the Dignity of Man which stated that man was made in the image of God before the fall and as Christ after the Resurrection. Man is placed in-between beasts and the angels. He also believed that there is no limits to what man can accomplish. Donatello- (1386-1466) Sculptor. Probably exerted greatest influence of any Florentine artist before Michelangelo. His statues expressed an appreciation of the incredible variety of human nature. Erasmus- (1466?-1536) Dutch Humanist, religious education. Wrote Praise of Folly . Jacob Fugger- Headed leading banking, and trading house in l6th...
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This note was uploaded on 10/27/2009 for the course HISTORY HIST1120 taught by Professor Collins during the Fall '05 term at University of Tennessee.

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