RQ pages 368-377

Cesare Borgia

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

Pope Julius

Commissioned the painting of the Sistine Chapel

Thomas More

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

Christian Humanism

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?

Hand copying

How were Erasmus' ideas spread throughout Europe?

Printing press


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

pioneered perspective