Study Guide Chapter 13—European Society and the Age of the

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					                      Ch. 13: European Society and the Age of the Renaissance

                                              People
Desiderius Erasmus                                Lorenzo de Medici
Thomas More                                       Cesare Borgia
Baldassare Castiglione                            Niccolo Machiavelli/The Prince/ Machiavellian
Johan Gutenburg                                   Lorenzo Valla
Girolamo Savonarola                               Leonardo da Vinci
Henry VII of England                              Louis XI of France “Spider King”
Charles VII of France                             Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain

                                              Terms
“new” Monarchs                                   Unification of Spain
Reconquista                                      Humanism
Individualism                                    Secularism
Renaissance                                      Hermandades
Oligarchy
Spanish inquisition

                                             Art-
   Find images of each piece. Know the artist, dates, and identify how each piece reflects the
              Renaissance themes of humanism, individualism, and/or secularism.
Mona Lisa                                        School of Athens
Last Supper                                      The Birth of Venus
The Sistine Chapel                               Giovanni Arnolfini and His Bride
David                                            Death and the Miser

   1.   Why was humanism such an important concept in the Renaissance?
   2.   How did secularism begin a new age?
   3.   How did the status of artists change?
   4.   What kind of social changes began during the Renaissance?
                                Chapter 13
#        Word          Pg. #                                    Definition
1       Abbey          414         a church that is or once was part of a monastery or convent
2    Acquisitiveness   439      tending or seeking to acquire and own, often greedily; eager to
                                                     get wealth, possessions, etc.
3      Agnostics       421     one who believes that it is impossible to know whether there is a
                                                                   God
4      Ambivalent      421                             uncertainty or fluctuation
5       Antiquity      420                            the quality of being ancient
6        Bazaar        414                        a marketplace or shopping quarter
7      Chancellery     421                            the position of a chancellor
8    Confraternities   422                              a society or organization
9    Contemptuously    419                         manifesting or feeling contempt
10     Curvilinear     425                    formed or characterized by curved lines
11    Denunciation     418        an accusation of crime before a public prosecutor or tribunal
12    Ecclesiastical   423                  of or pertaining to the church or the clergy
13    Efflorescence    415               the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
14       Feudal        415     of or relating to lands held in fee or to the holding of such lands
15     Formalism       439         rigorous or excessive adherence to recognized forms, as in
                                                              religion or art
16      Imbibed        438     to take or receive into the mind, as knowledge, ideas, or the like
17      Joviality      440       endowed with or characterized by a hearty, joyous humor or a
                                                       spirit of good-fellowship
18       Mecca         439               any place that many people visit or hope to visit
19      Monastic       430       of, relating to, or characteristic of a monastery. Used often of
                                                            monks and nuns
20      Nostalgia      416     A bittersweet longing for things, persons, or situations of the past
21      Paganism       418          one who is not a Christian, Muslim, or Jew, especially an
                                          adherent of a polytheistic religion in antiquity
22    Perpetuated      416                     to preserve from extinction or oblivion
23    Phenomena        413                something that is impressive or extraordinary
24     Polymath        432             a person of great learning in several fields of study
25     Propensity      429                         a natural inclination or tendency
26   Quantification    431              to determine, indicate, or express the quantity of
27    Repositories     420         a receptacle or place where things are deposited, stored, or
                                                             offered for sale
28     Repudiate       415               to reject as having no authority or binding force
29     Rhetorician     420        a person who writes or speaks in an elaborate or exaggerated
                                                                   style
30    Rudimentary      433                   of or relating to basic facts or principles
31    Sublimated       427       to divert the energy from its immediate goal to one of a more
                                       acceptable social, moral, or aesthetic nature or use
32     Voluptuous      425                 devoted to or indulging in sensual pleasures

				
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