Greek and Roman History- Mr. Kaplan, Room 301
This class is about ancient history. There have been cultural changes, intellectual changes in
attitudes, in the mind, that goes deeper than technological changes. The totality of human
The Monarchs are trying to centralize their power in the 15th Century-16th Century. How?
Against church. The church is falling apart, so the monarchs now feel obligated and
recognize the financial opportunity and gain with taking the pow
While Luther lives in Saxony, he starts to have some of the noble princes join him.
They now do not have to pay taxes= have more money
The prince can now confiscate church lands
Can't take taxes or rule land
The princes of these small states now ha
How the Renaissance effected Northern Europe:
Different because :
Different governmental structure (one monarch v. many city states
Italy was where the Roman empire was- it is a Romantic (from
Rome) language, and knows Latin as a cultura
A new Pope was appointed, and the central Church moves back to Rome
After the Great Schism- need a new way to reinsert power- How?
Build huge monuments in Rome for religion
Redo the Vatican
St. Peter's Basilica
This is to make people feel that the Churc