The Platonic Academy was a society of scholars who met to discuss politics.
In the fifteenth century, the majority of the great painters were from:
During the first half of the sixteenth century, the most important artistic center in Renaissance Italy was:
After the 1525 battle of Pavia, Italy fell under the control of:
Charles V, king of Spain and Holy Roman Emperor.
Erasmus’s work The Praise of Folly is written in the style of:
a clever satire meant to show people the error of their ways.
Which Renaissance humanists proved that the Donation of Constantine was a medieval forgery?
The retelling of the Song of Roland in fifteenth-century Italy differed from the original by its:
lack of any suggestion of heroic idealism.
In Botticelli’s Birth of Venus, the pagan goddess Venus was interpreted by some contemporary viewers as:
chaste love, a Christian virtue.
The philosophy Rabelais expressed in Gargantua and Pantagruel can best be described as:
Although born in Florence, Leonardo da Vinci ended his career in:
France, where the king, Francis I, was his patron.
After Giotto’s death, the next great Florentine painter was:
The literature of the Northern Renaissance that drew upon the literary innovation of Ludovico Ariosto was created by:
One of the reasons Raphael’s School of Athens is of interest is because:
many of Raphael’s contemporaries are used as models for the various philosophers.
The early humanist Petrarca criticized late-medieval scholasticism because he felt it:
concentrated more on abstract speculation than virtuous living.
Thomas More was put to death for not allowing Henry VIII to remarry.