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The Northern Renaissance
When April with his showers sweet with fruit. The drought of March has pierced unto the root, And bathed each vein with liquor that has power, To generate therein and sire the flower; When Zephyr also has, with his sweet breath, Quickened again, in every holt and heath.
Why it took so long
Humanism Christian Humanism in the North
Scholars tried to unite classical learning (Greek & Roman) with Christian faith
Religious and moral reforms
Name for a fictional island society & its customs
Communal ownership of land
No private property
men and women educated the same
complete religious toleration not atheism
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Northern Renaissance thinkers reformed society’s ills
Focused on all levels of society not just elite.
Wanted church reform but not reformation.
Greatest painters of the Northern Renaissance were from
Flanders (now Belgium)
“the Younger” to distinguish from father
Greatest portraits of the 16th century
Artist for Henry VIII
Most famous painting – Anne Cleves – 4th wife of Henry VIII