Renaissance -rebirth of interest in classical arts and learnings
Classical or the “classics” -referring to the cultures of ancient Greece and Rome
Greco-Roman -having both Greek and Roman characteristics
Humanism -a philosophy (way of thinking) that emphasizes the worth and potential of all individuals I’m important
City-State -an individual state consisting of a city and its surrounding territory Florence
Patron -a person who supports the arts or other activities by supplying money for them
Humanities -group of subjects that focus on human life & culture, such as history, literature and ethics
Florence, Italy -a city-state, located on the Arno River, center of trade and commerce, hub of woolen-cloth trade and banking for all of Europe. -"Cradle of the Renaissance"
Venice, -an Italian republic city-state of 118 islands linked by canals and bridges, located n northeast Italy near the Adriatic Sea, known for its commerce of silk, grain, spice and for its maritime importance.
Secular -non-religious topics
vernacular -language spoken in local area; one’s Mother tongue
Moveable type System of printing that uses metal, movable components to reproduce multiple copies of text
Reformation -historical movement from the early 1500s to the 1600s that led to the start of many new Christian churches
Protestants -people who broke away (protested against) the Catholic Church We are leaving. I don’t like what they are doing.
Indulgence -a grant by the Catholic Church that released a person from punishment for sins SIN SIN
Simony -the buying and selling of important Religious items and church jobs I love my job, but it was expensive
Papacy -the office of the pope
Great Schism -the period of time (1377-1417) when multiple men all claimed to be the official pope I’m the Pope I’m the Pope
Heresy -opinions that contradict church teachings, one who holds such beliefs is called a heretic Heretics were often burned at the stake.
Doctrine -the official teachings of a religion
Theses -a list of arguments I disagree with…
Denomination -a particular religious grouping within a larger faith, for example, the Lutheran church is a denomination of Christianity Lutheran Presbyterian Baptist
Counter-Reformation Come back, we have ended the selling of indulgences and simony. -the Catholic Church's attempt to correct church abuses to win back the Protestants Should we give them a second chance?
Sonnet -a 14 lined poem
Renaissance Man -talented in many areas