Author of “The Divine Comedy.” Educated in law.
Dark Ages/Middle Ages
The period of time before the Renaissance in which society was stagnant.
The “home” or “birthplace” of the Renaissance.
The creator of the Printing Press.
A Renaissance movement which focused on the individual and their thoughts, feelings, and accomplishments.
Romeo and Juliet
One of Shakespeare’s most famous plays along with Hamlet.
The author of “The Canterbury Tales.”
The family that rose to prominence and were “patrons” of the arts.
A term that really means “rebirth”- a time period after the Dark Ages full of much.
“La vita nuova”
Literally “New Life.” One of Dante Alighieri’s greatest works along with “The Divine Comedy.”
The birthplace of William Shakespeare.
Published by Martin Luther during the Protestant Reformation.