1348 1350 Massacres of Jewish communities are perpetrated throughout Western

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begins to transform European attitudes towards life, death, and the Roman Catholic Church. 1348-1350: Massacres of Jewish communities are perpetrated throughout Western Europe. 1358: The Jacquerie is a violent insurrection of the peasantry against the nobility in northeastern France. 1378-1418: The Great Schism – Rival popes compete for supremacy over the Roman Catholic Church. 1381: The Peasants Revo lt is a major uprising across large parts of England by lower-class populations in response to unfair taxation and economic discontent. 1415: Battle of Agincourt – Although greatly outnumbered, the English army led by Henry V win a decisive victory against French forces. 1429: A 17-year-old French peasant Joan of Arc leads a French force in relieving the city of Orleans, besieged by the English since October.
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Name: __________________________ 1452: Birth of Leonardo Da Vinci. 1453: Ottoman conquest of Constantinople: many Byzantine thinkers and works travel westward, seen as a moment of massive cultural transfer between east and west. 1454: The Gutenberg Bible is published, which is to revolutionize European literacy. 1469: Isabella I of Castille is married to Ferdinand II of Aragon . Their marriage becomes the basis for the political unification of Spain. 1498: Leonardo Da Vinci paints the Last Supper . 1503: Pope Julius II is appointed Pope. Work begins on St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome. 1512: Michelangelo completes the painting of the Sistine Chapel ceiling. 1564: William Shakespeare is born in England. Online Resources: John Green: Renaissance Renaissance Art: Renaissance Flow Charts: Medici Fathers of the Renaissance : ? v=GOAVRcI6mFU&list=PL6oforB7ir5JnS2wIJlMYixC5rWlzqtET Machiavelli – ideology of the perfect ruler: Sister Wendy – Botticelli’s Birth of a Venus:
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