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HIEU 201 Chapter 13 QuizThe city-states of northern Italy differed from most of Europe because in the Italian city-statesa. commercial activity flourished due to a monopoly of trade in Mediterranean areas.b. the feudal nobility played a much more important role in government than elsewhere in Europe.c. the feudal nobility refused to form alliances with urban elites.d. no guilds or corporate institutions developed.Hide FeedbackCorrectThe republicanism of the city-states proved precarious for all of the following reasons EXCEPTa. conflict between nobles and merchants led one group, or both, to turn to one-man rule.b. the city-states had come to rely on mercenaries to fight their wars.c. the natural disasters of the period from 1350 to 1450 encouraged the drift towards despotism.d. there was no tradition of republicanism in the region and, therefore, its roots were never very deep.Hide FeedbackIncorrectThe chivalric code that had expressed social values in the Middle Ages was changed in the Renaissance so thata. ambition and achievement, especially in politics, business, and art, were recognized as components of honor.b. military virtues and honor were no longer important in one's life.c. birth now counted more than wealth or landholding in defining a person's social status.d. the society was no longer elitist or aristocratic, but rather egalitarian and democratic.Hide FeedbackCorrectWhich of the following wrote texts that challenged traditional views of female potential?a. Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa von Nettesheimb. Christine de Pizanc. Moderata Fonted. all of the aboveHide FeedbackCorrect
In the Oration on the Dignity of Man,Giovanni Pico della Mirandola suggesteda. the mastery of nature was within the grip of man.