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Chapter 27 The Renaissance Begins

What is the French meaning of the word renaissance? How do historians use the word? Renaissance means rebirth. Historians use the word to describe the rebirth of widespread interest in classical art and learning that took place in Europe. What changes during the late Middle Ages pave the way for the renaissance? Trade and commerce….

Humanities Art Quizzes Modules 5-7

TRUE or FALSE: Images of heaven and hell caused medieval people to consider their eternal fate. True TRUE or FALSE: Relics were held to have spiritual power—to affect healing miracles and time off from Purgatory. True The semicircular space above a Romanesque portal is called a _____. tympanum The Second and Third Crusades were announced…

MUSIC Test 2

Because minimal Greek music notation exists today Why don’t we know exactly what Greek music sounded like? A Greek drinking song, the music notation was carved on a tombstone “Epitaph of Seikilos” is an example of what? Monophonic Improvising Involved voices and/or instruments Explain greek music and what the fundamentals of it included. Lyre Aulos-player…

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Northern Renaissance vs. Italian Renaissance Art

Northern Renaissance Art Northern Artists, sculptors, and architects were influenced by daily life, portraits, religious scenes, and scenes of nature. They were surrounded by Gothic Cathedrals in France, Germany and England, which contributed to their style. Since no wealthy patrons who wanted grand paintings were sponsoring them, artists focused on daily life and ordinary people…

Music Appreciation

Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra Bretten, 1946; Classical; Triple meter opening, then duple and compound; Homophonic except for the polyphonic ending; Togetherness of whole symphony, then highlights separate pieces of the symphony (woodwinds, brass, percussion), and then the whole symphony together again. Alleluia, O virga mediatrix Hildegard of Bingen, Middle Ages; Chant; Sacred; Monophonic;…

AP European History- The Italian Renaissance

Georgio Vasari 16th century painter, architect, writer who called era in which he lived “rinacita”, rebirth, or rather the Renaissance Mood of the Renaissance significant contributions were made to Western civilization, with particular gains in literature, art, philosophy and political and historical thought, sought personal credit for achievements rather than glory to God city-states center…

Famous People of the Renaissance

Baldassare Castiglione social writer; The Courtier, a book describing the ideal “Renaissance Man” Michelangelo sculptor; poet; architect; painter; David sculpture; painting of the Sistine Chapel ceiling Donatello classical sculptor; free-standing sculpture of DAVID Leonardo da Vinci painter; inventor; scientist; MONA LISA; THE LAST SUPPER; known as “The Renaissance Man” Raphael Sanzio classical painter; SCHOOL OF…

Renaissance- New Monarchs

institutions that originate in High Middle Ages Sheriffs, inquests, juries, circuit judges, professional bureaucracies, and representative assemblies. What was new about the monarchs? -invested kingship with a strong sense of royal autority and national purpose -believed monarchy was one thing that linked all classes and peoples within definite territorial boundaries. What was not so new…

Test 4 Luther and the Reformation

B) A substantial increase in religious toleration. As a result of the Protestant Reformation all of these things occurred EXCEPT one. Which event is the exception? A) A series of religious wars in Europe. B) A substantial increase in religious toleration. C) A movement within the Catholic Church to correct abuses. D) The establishment of…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

northern renaissance humanism

printing press johannes gutenberg the brethren of the common life a group that devoted themselves to education based on classical learning and a deep spiritual relationship with jesus thomas à kempis wrote the imitation of christ which was one of the greatest works of devotional literature erasmus “prince of the humanists,” ahead of his time,…

Music

Syncopation an “off-the-beat” accent (between the counted numbers) Ritardando gradually SLOWING DOWN the tempo Accelerando gradually SPEEDING UP the tempo Rubato freely and expressively making subtle changes in the tempo. (a technique commonly encountered in music of the Romantic era) DYNAMICS the relative loudness (or quietness) of music Rhythm is the element of “TIME” in…

4 Major Renaissance Artists

Michelangelo Sistine Chapel Ceiling, Statue of David Rafael The School of Athens, Transfiguration Donatello David Statue, Saint Mark da Vinci Mona Lisa, Last Supper

AP European History Chapter 13

Renaissance a French word meaning “rebirth,” first used by art historian debate about women debate among writers and thinkers of the Renaissance about women’s qualities and proper role in society communes sworn associations of free men in Italian cities led by merchant guilds that sought political and economic independence from local nobles signori government by…

art #9

Who drew Banana Flower? Georgia O’Keeffe arte 9 jh In Käthe Kollwitz’s Self-Portrait, Drawing, the artist has revealed the expressive capabilities of what medium? charcoal Café Concert is a work by what artist? Georges Seurat. According to Sayre, Jean Dubuffet’s Corps de Dame can be read as? an attack on academic figure drawing Which of…

Glencoe World History Chapter 12 (NAMES)

Leonardo da Vinci Painter, sculpter, architect, inventor and mathematician during the renaissance. Visconti Family Established themselves as the Dukes of Milan during the Middle Ages when Milan emerged as a trading center. Francesco Sforza 1447 – Led a band of merenaries (paid soldiers) to conquered Milan and Sforza became Duke of Milan after the Visconti…

13.4 The Harlem Renaissance: US History

Zora Neale Hurston woman who made it to the top of African- American literary society by hard work, flamboyance, and grit. Many of her writings portrayed the lives of poor, unschooled Southern blacks. In additon, much of her work celebrated what she called the common person’s art form “Black is Beautiful” slogan which called for…

Stylistic Characteristics of High Renaissance

Humanism In the Renaissance period an emphasis on education and expanding knowledge (especially of classical antiquity(old, history)); and the desire to excel, and a commitment to civic responsibility and moral duty. Neoplationism A platonic idea which suggests that looking at and contemplating beautiful objects, sacred images, and architecture leads one’s soul to a closer union…

QUIZ 1: MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE ERAS

The Mass ____ was liturgical music in which the text changed depending on the calendar or occasion. Proper Martin Luther was responsible for the increase in use and popularity of the chorale The societal system of the Medieval era was based on land ownership and the feudal system. True What one word best encompasses Medieval…

Hollywood Renaissance

1964-1976 years of hollywood renaissance (new birth) counter cultural films, american auteur films 2 parts of hollywood renaissance critique myths what do counter cultural films do personal american auteurs are __________ films offbeat antihero, america as sterile society, exploration of sexuality and psychology, mixing funny and serious, self conscious use of cinematic technique characteristics of…

Chapter 15 World History

Renaissance “rebirth”; following the Middle Ages, a movement that centered on the revival of interest in the classical learning of Greece and Rome Humanism an intellectual movement during the Renaissance that focused on the study of worldly subjects, such as poetry and philosophy, and on human potential and achievements Secular having to do with worldly,…

music test 2

450-1450 AD the middle ages refer to the period of European history spanning ___ curiosity and indivisualiam exploration and adventure the “rebirth” of human creativity The Renaissance may be described as an age of: priest in the middle ages, most important musicians were ____ monks in monastaries a virtual monopoly on learning during the middle…

Art History IC: 1 – Part 2

How did Michelangelo paint the frescoes of the Sistine Chapel? He painted them as a narrative story. What is the name of the painting below? The Creation of Adam. It took Michelangelo 4 years to paint the ________ of the Sistine Chapel. Ceiling. In addition to being a religious symbol, the statue David also _______________________….

APEH Chapter 13

Italian balance-of-power diplomacy was designed to prevent a single Italian state from dominating the peninsula. According to the Dutch humanist Erasmus, the key to reform was . education The emergence of the private chapel as a component of the urban palace of Renaissance elites signified passing of religious power into private hands The northern humanists…

AP World History – Renaissance

characteristics of the renaissance fresh perspective on the classical worlds; less emphasis on the church humanism focuses on the capabilities and accomplishments of the individual Francesco Petrarch and Giovanni Boccaccio humanist writers that celebrate the inidividual how did Italy gain importance? it was the midpoint of the mediterranean and crusaders visited on their way to…

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