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Terms_-13[1] - 13-1 1 Concept Terms absolute monarchy...

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13-1: Concept Terms: 1. absolute monarchy- monarchical form of government where the king or queen has absolute power over all aspects of his/her subjects' lives. 2. Aragon-kingdom in Spain that Ferdinand was in charge of. First step in unification of Spain 3. balance of power- distribution of power between the central government and the sub national governments. 4. Boccacccio- important Renaissance humanist 5. Castiglione/The Courtier-1. The guys name and the book he wrote.. ethics.. civilized approach. Used for 200yrs for gentleman behavior 6. Castile- one of the medieval kingdoms of the Iberian Peninsula. It emerged as a political autonomous entity in the 9th century. It was called County of Castile and was held in vassalage from the Kingdom of León. 7. Ciompi uprisings- popular revolt in late medieval Florence by wool carders known as ciompi. Because they were not represented by any guild. 8. Commune- people living together, sharing common interests, property, possessions, resources, work and income. 9. Concordat of Bologna- 1516), marking a stage in the evolution of the Gallican Church, was an agreement [ between King Francis I of France and Pope Leo X that Francis negotiated in the wake of his victory at Marignano in September 1515. It stated that the Pope could collect all the income that the Catholic Church made in France, while the King of France was confirmed in his right to tithe the clerics and to restrict their right of appeal to Rome. 10. constitutional monarchy- a monarch acts as head of state within the parameters of a written or unwritten constitution.
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11. Converses- Jews or moors that converted to Christianity so they would not be expelled 12. Decameron- a collection of 100 novellas by Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio, It is a medieval allegorical work best known for its bawdy tales of love, appearing in all its possibilities from the erotic to the tragic. 13. Donation of Constantine- forged Roman imperial decree in which the emperor Constantine I transfers authority over Rome and the western part of the Roman Empire to the pope.
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