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Art History Chapter 20-21

Claus Sluter The Well of Moses 1395-1406 http://schools.nashua.edu/myclass/lavalleev/Art%20History%20Pictures/ch20/20-03.jpg Robert Campin Merode Altarpiece 1425 triptych altarpiece … Jan & Hubert van Eyck The Ghent Altarpiece 1432 Oil paint Glazing technique Nicolus of Cusa … Jan van Eyck Giovanni Arnolfini and His Bride 1434 … Roger van der Weyden Escorial Deposition 1435 … Roger van der Weyden…

January ’15

what is an archipelago? a bunch of little islands what type of economic system relies on hunting, gathering, herding, and farming? Traditional The creation of independent city states in Ancient Greece can most directly be attributed to the: Rugged mountain terrain. Which term is most closely associated with Hellenism and Alexander the Great? Cultural diffusion…

harlem renaissance quotes

Paul Laurence Dunbar Ah, we have fall’n on evil days… Langston hughes I too am America claude mckay I love this cultured hell that tests my youth claude McKay Set in the window, bringing memories,/ of fruit trees laden by low singing rills Langston Hughes Maybe it just sags / like a heavy load./ or…

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Middle Ages & Renaissance

During the Middle Ages, what institution was the center of musical life? The king’s court The castle The church The merchant’s living room The church Thomas Weelkes’s As Vesta Was Descending is notable for its completely homophonic texture. instrumental accompaniment. word painting. monophonic texture. word painting. A versatile plucked string instrument with a body shaped…

Chapter 5

Education and literacy became more widespread during the renaissance in part due to the invention of the printing press True The term Renaissance man is used in case someone who is well educated in many areas True The music of the Renaissance changed very little from the late Middle Ages False The renaissance attitude of…

Music 101 vvc pt 2 Middle Ages, Renaissance, and Baroque

Estampie Medical dance and earliest surviving form of instrumental music. Organum -Medieval music that consists of Gregorian Chant and one or more additional melodic lines -Between 900-1200 it became polyphonic and the melody added to the chant became more independent A Capella Choral music without instrumental accompaniment Mass Sacred choral composition made up of five…

Music Appreciation–Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque, 20th century

Dates of the Middle Ages 450-1450 Dates of the Renaissance 1450-1600 Dates of the Baroque Period 1600-1750 Characteristics of the early Middle Ages (up to 1000 A.D.) -the church was the center of music and learning -no movement between classes -3 groups: rich, surfs/servants, monks/priests/nuns Characteristics of the late Middle Ages (1000-1450 A.D.) -Founding of…

Important People Harlem Renaissance

George Gershwin musician Aaron Copland composer & added different forms of music in his work F. Scott Fitzgerald author Georgia O’Keeffe artist; skyscrapers & flowers Shipwreck Kelly pole-sitter Ernest Hemingway author; wrote about soldiers and the war Charles Lindbergh first nonstop solo flight across Atlantic ocean Al Capone gang leader Babe Ruth baseball player Clara…

APUSH Unit 1 – Chapter 1

Martin Luther wrote… why…? the Ninety-five Theses to draw attention to the corruption of the church, thus launching the Protestant Reformation Prior to the arrival of Portuguese traders, who were the prime traders in African slaves? Arab merchants Why did the overland migratory stream from Asia to the Americas end about nine thousand years ago?…

Northern Renaissance

Jan Van Eyck Ghent Altarpiece Bosch The Garden of Earthly Delights Hans Holbein The Ambassadors Albrecht Dürer Self-Portrait at the Age of Twenty Eight Peter Bruegel the Younger Flemish Fair Jan van Eyck Arnolifini Portrait Hans Holbein the Younger Portrait of Henry VIII Albrecht Dürer Knight, Death, and the Devil Bosch Death and the Miser…

Renaissance Figure

Marco Polo Crossed the Silk Road Johannes Gutenberg Invented the printing press with moveable type Niccolo Machiavelli Father of modern political theory and wrote “the Prince” Lorenzo de’Medici Leader of the Florentine Republic and one of the most important patrons of the arts Albrecht Dürer Had a talent for engraving and woodcuts. Nicolaus Copernicus Devised…

Renaissance

Which statement best describes a characteristic of the Renaissance in Europe creativity in the arts was encouraged “Europe is waking out of a long deep sleep time was when learning was only found in the religious orders learning has passed to secular princes and peers This quotation best describes the Renaissance The Renaissance and the…

Ch 2: Greek Theatre

Dionysus god of wine, fertility, and revelry; later the Greek festival of theatre, “City Dionysia,” was held in his honor dithyramb was a long hymn, sung, and danced by a group of fifty men. A number of historians believe that Greek drama originated in the dithyrambic choruses presented to honor Dionysus. developed by Arion, harpist…

French, Italian, and English Renaissance Theatre

Didactic to teach a moral lesson The Theatre the first public theatre constructed in England University Wits a group of dramatists who provided scripts for the boy’s companies Verisimilitude this term means “true to life” Comedie Francais this space housed the French National Theatre Lazzi repeated bits of comic action Master of Revels all English…

World History Ancient Civilizations Through the Renaissance chapter.3

Fertail Crescent A large arc of rich, or fertile, farmland Silt A mixture of rich soil and tiny rocks Irrigation A way of supplying water to an area of land Canals Human-made water ways Surplus More than needed Division labor The type of arrangement in which each worker specializes in a particular task or job…

Reading Quiz #1 Renaissance

Petarch (1304-1374)was an italian scholar, poet, humanistnamed the “father of humanism”first to develop the idea of the “dark ages” Castiglione described the ideal gentleman of the age, adept in all areas, social, intellectual, physical. Author of The Courtier Machiavelli Writes a document on how political leaders should act and rules to follow and how a…

Music Exam #2

___ is traditionally associated with collecting and organizing the chants of the church. Pope Gregory A setting of Gregorian chant with one note per syllable is called: Syllabic A setting of Gregorian chant with two to four notes per syllable might be considered: Neumatic Early notation suggested melodic contours using small ascending and descending signs…

The Renaissance – Project Ideas

Leonardo da Vinci – Inventions Leonardo da Vinci – Artist Raphael – Artist Michelangelo – Artist The Watch The Printing press Dulcian

APUSH Key Terms: The Jazz Age (1920s)

Palmer Raids Part of the Red Scare, these were measures to hunt down political radicals and immigrants who were potential threats to American security. Organized by Wilson’s Attorney General (and carried out by J. Edgar Hoover), these raids arrested 5,500 people. “Irreconcilables” After World War I, this group of U.S. senators was opposed to a…

AP Euro- Units 4 and 5

“The Book of the City of Ladies” defended the rights of women, particularly the right to education, and was written by A. Pope John II B. Joan of Arc C. Heloise D. Christine de Pizan D The Golden Bull of 1356 in Germany A. Made Emperor Charles IV the first in a line of hereditary…

AP EURO: Renaissance

Girolamo Savonarola a Dominican friar in Florence who preached against sin and corruption and gained a large following; he expelled the Medici from Florence but was later excommunicated and executed for criticizing the Pope; wanted to overthrow the Medici Dynasty Pope Alexander VI A corrupt Spanish Renaissance pope whose immorality sparked debate about the integrity…

AP Euro- Renaissance Lives

Petrarch A devoted classical scholar who is considered the “Father of Humanism”, a philosophy that helped spark the Renaissance. He studied law but realized his passion was literature Jan Hus One of the earliest known religious thinkers and reformers who was looked up to for his unswerving commitment in the face of the church’s cunning…

Art 111 Final Review

When Thomas Hoving, former Director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, first saw a fine scene-painted ancient Greek terra cotta vase, he said “the first thought that came to mind was I was gazing not at a vase, but at a painting.” This is indicative of ____. an art world prejudice that places less importance…

World History Ancient Civilizations Through the Renaissance (Holt McDougal) Chapter 5 Vocabulary Ancient India

Monsoons – seasonal wind patterns that cause wet and dry seasons Sanskrit – the most important language of ancient India Caste system – divided Indian society into groups based on a person’s birth, wealth or occupation Hinduism – largest religion in India today Reincarnation – process of rebirth Karma – effects that good or bad…

Chapter 9: Medieval and Renaissance

Periods in the development of Western Music Medieval (Middle ages) (450-1450) Renaissance (1450-1600) Baroque (1600-1750) Classic (1750-1820) Romantic (1820-1900) Modern (1900 to present) Gregorian chant Gregorian chants, sung in Latin, are used in the liturgy of the Roman Catholic Church. They date from the end of the sixth century c.e., when Pope Gregory I is…

European Society in the Age of the Renaissance

By 1300, most Italian city states were ruled by either signori or Oligarchies For ordinary women, the Renaissance had Very little impact Florentine economic vitality rested primarily on The wool industry The northern humanists believed that human nature Was fundamentally good The invention of movable type didn’t lead to The use of French as the…

Chapter 17

Which of the following statements most accurately describes a change in popular mentality as a result of the Protestant Reformation? Select one: a. Protestants and Catholics considered the family in more positive terms, not simply as an institution necessary because of human lust. b. Protestants tended to believe what church authorities told them whereas Catholics…

Humanities test

The Renaissance The historical revival of Classical culture Chinese humanism elevated intellectual life over religious faith The hero’s journey a monomyth or a world myth Inductive reasoning proceeds from particular facts to a general conclusion (or from effect to cause). Architecture is considered art because it is concerned with the aesthetic effect of structures in…

Music appreciation week 3

Notation -Europeans came up with the idea of putting sound to paper Commodity Notation allows us to think of a song or other musical work as a product Social activity Music allows individuals to feel closely connected to a group and to express their feelings both recreationally and spiritually Sacred purpose Sound to inspire the…

AP Euro CH 13-15 (Copied MC)

D Martin Luther initially criticized the Roman Catholic church on the grounds that it… A. Supported priests as religious teachers B. Sponsored translations of the Bible into vernacular languages C. Reduced the number of sacraments D. Used indulgences as a fund-raising device E. Formed close associations with secular rulers E “Religion supplies the pretext and…

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