A political leader, son of Pope Alexander VI, he had ambitions of uniting all of Italy under his control
An Italian artist who created the mural on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, and the sculpture of the biblical character David.
Leonardo da Vinci
Italian painter, engineer, musician, and scientist. His most well known works are The Last Supper and Mona Lisa
Most wealthy family in Florence who spent more money on household goods than food/clothing
Commissioned the painting of the Sistine Chapel
English humanist, author of Utopia
the father of humanism. He was the first to say that the Middle Ages were a period of darkness.
Rome's greatest public speaker; he argued against dictators and called for a representative government with limited powers
Dutch humanist and theologian, most famous Renaissance scholar of northern Europe.
The Praise of Folly
an essay written by Erasmus that uses satire to point out corrupt practices of the Church
Invented the printing press
a satirical book by Thomas More originally written in Latin
banking family who spent more money on household goods than food, clothing, etc.
Textiles, needlework, painting porcelain
The main forms of art women did during the Renaissance were:
Metal stamps for the printing press depicting letters in the alphabet
What feature was added to printed books to sell more copies?
What were the Low Countries?
France, Germany, England
A blend of humanist and religious ideas
What book gained a latin translation in the 1500s?
The New Testament
How were Petrarch's ideas spread throughout Europe?
How were Erasmus' ideas spread throughout Europe?
painted the dome of Florence Cathedral
designed the bronze doors of the Baptistry
Who commissioned the Sistine Chapel?
Pope Julius II
Who painted the Sistine Chapel ceiling?
the first artist to use realism in his work
Famous works by Michelangelo?
David (sculpture) and Last Judgement (painting)
Francesca and Mantega