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P355-375 NeoPlatanism-translation of Plato’s dialogues by Marsilio Ficino and synthesized Christianity and Platonism. Hermeticism-at request of Cosimo de’ Medici, Ficino translated into Latin a Greek work titled Corpus hermeticum o Two docs one of the occult sciences and the other was on theological/philosophical beliefs and speculations Some of the writings espoused pantheism Humanist movement had profound effect on education; still ruling elite though Impact of Printing spread education to the public Leo and the other Italians maintained that Giotto was the man who started the imitation of nature in the 14 th century Masaccio took up the imitation of nature in the 15 th century o His was far more realistic with his 3d drawings on the frescos Pollailuo portrayed the human body under stress and thus the human nude became quite popular in Renaissance art High Renaissance was dominated by the work of three artistic giants: Leonardo, Raphael, and Mikey 1480-1520
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2012 for the course HIST 111 taught by Professor Christopherprobst during the Fall '11 term at MO St. Louis.

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