8.2.11. vocab - Vocab List(Section 1&2~Chapter 16...

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8/2/11 Nation-States - A sovereign state that have the same language or common decent Florence, Venice, & Genoa -city-states who played a leading role in the renaissance Movable type - type was set onto moveable molds, inked, then pressed onto a sheet of paper Utopia/ Sir Thomas More - wrote a book about society compared to Ideal society Gutenberg Bible -Printed a complete edition of the bible using movable metal types. In Praise of Folly / Erasmus -Wrote about Popes being so corrupt that they no longer practice Christianity The Prince/Machiavelli - Written by Niccolo Machiavelli, the prince, analyzed politics in Italy during the renaissance. Usury - The illegal act of lending money at unreasonably rates of interest Patron - A person who gives financial or other support Sonnets- short poems Dissemination of Ideas - ideas being spread Petrarch - Wrote sonnets for Laura, a women who died during Black Death. Salvation - Deliverance from sin and its consequences, believed by Christians to be brought about by faith in Christ Vernacular - Language of everyday speech in medieval literature Independent republics -An independent state in which supreme power is held by the people and their elected representatives Leonardo da Vinci - Great Renaissance artist; “ Mona Lisa ”, and the “ Last Supper ” painted in Milan, Italy. Michelangelo-
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8.2.11. vocab - Vocab List(Section 1&2~Chapter 16...

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