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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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