A period of European history, lasting from about 1300 to 1600, during which renewed interest in classical culture led to far-reaching changes in art, learning, and views of the world.
a renaissance intellectual movement in which thinkers studied classical texts and focused on human potential and achievements
Concerned with worldly rather than spiritual matters
a person who supports artists, especially financially
an artistic technique that creates the appearance of three dimensions on a flat surface
the everyday language of people in a region or country
an imaginary land describe by thomas More in his book, hence an ideal place
famous writer of the Elizabethan age
1440 craftsman from Mainz, Germany, invented the printing press
a pardon releasing a person from punishment due for a sin
a 16th century movement for religious reform, leading to the founding of Christian churches that rejected the Pope’s authority.
a member of a Protestant church founded on the teachings of Martin Luther
a member of a Christian church founded on the principles of the Reformation.
Peace of Augsburg
a 1555 agreement declaring that the religion of each German state would be decided by its ruler
to cancel or put an end to
relating to the Church of England
the doctrine that God has decided all things beforehand, including which people will be eternally saved
a body of religious teachings based on the ideas of the reformer John Calvin
A government controlled by religious leaders
a member of a Protestant church governed by Presbyters (elders) and founded on the teachings of John Knox
in the Reformation, a Protestant group that believed in baptizing only those persons who were old enough to decide to be Christian and in separation of church and state.
a 16th century movement in which the roman catholic church sought to make changes in response to the protestant reformation
Members of the society of Jesus, a Roman Catholic religious order founded by Ignatius of Loyola
Council of Trent
a meeting of Roman Catholic leaders, called by Pope Paul III to rule on doctrines criticized by the Protestant reformers