What two inventions helped spread the Renaissance beyond Italy?
paper and printing
How did Johann Gutenberg’s machine work?
letters fit into a frame, ink spread on the letters, paper pressed against the letters
What was Desiderius Erasmus’s position on church rituals?
He wanted to get rid of those that he thought did not help people
How did Christian humanism differ from the earlier form of humanism that developed in Italy?
Christian humanism applied ideas about the worth of human beings to religious topics
What is the connection between humanism and painting people working the fields?
Because humanism taught that people have value, even farmers working in the fields were worthy subjects for painting.
What is one thing that Miguel de Cervantes and William Shakespeare had in common with Dante?
They wrote in the vernacular, or the languages of their home countries.
Why have Shakespeare’s works remained popular around the world for centuries?
the beauty of his language and his understanding of humanity.