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Period of 'Rebirth' during the 1300's-1500'sRenaissance
96.3%
A form of humanism that places an emphasis on the civic duty of the common manCivic humanism
70.3%
Most powerful family in FlorenceMedici
68.2%
A focus on the potential of mankindHumanism
66.9%
Florentine painter, drawer, inventor - painted Mona LisaLeonardo da Vinci
66.1%
Worldly; non-religousSecular
64%
Someone who financially supports/funds artPatron
62.8%
Author of The Prince Niccolo Machiavelli
62.8%
Italian explorer, 'discovered' the New World under the support of Ferdinand and Isabella Christopher Columbus
62.4%
Spanish explorersConquistadors
59.9%
Language native to a region (ex. Italian)Vernacular
59.5%
Painted the Sistine Chapel ceilingMichelangelo
58.7%
Map-makingCartography
57%
Painted 'School of Athens'Raphael
55%
King and Queen of Spain who funded Columbus's explorations Ferdinand and Isabella
54.5%
Inventor of the printing pressJohann Gutenberg
53.7%
Author of UtopiaThomas More
52.1%
The exchange of disease, food, livestock, and other products between the Old World and the New World during the Age of ExplorationColumbian Exchange
51.7%
One of the earliest humanists; 'Father' of Renaisance humanismFrancesco Petrarch
50%
The economic theory that governed European economies during the sixteenth-eighteenth century. It involved principles such as hoarding precious metals, increasing ship building, supMercantilism
49.6%
A person who attends a royal court as a companion/adviser to the king or queenCourtier
48.8%
Most famous Renaissance playwright William Shakespeare
48.8%
Author of 'The Divine Comedy'Dante
45.5%
Greatest scholar of the Northern Renaissance - wrote 'The Praise of Folly'Desiderius Erasmus
45%
Italian Renaissance sculptor; 'David'Donatello
43%
1455-1487 war between the House of Lancaster and the House of York for control of England War of the Roses
42.6%
Medici who was a powerful patron of Renaissance art and is considered the most brilliant of the MediciLorenzo
40.1%
Hint Answer % Correct
Author of The Book of the CourtierBaldassare Castiglione
40.1%
Conquistador who discovered and destroyed Aztec empireHernan Cortes
39.7%
Device used to determine latitude and time based on the position of the sun and other celestial bodies in the skyAstrolabe
36%
Founder/Patriarch of the Medici family Cosimo de'Medici
36%
Explorer who America is named after Amerigo Vespucci
34.3%
Organization founded by German merchant communities that later dominated northern European trade action from the 13th to the 15th century.Hanseatic League
33.5%
Controversial pope from the Borgia family. Famous for fathering - and acknowledging - several children despite being the PopePope Alexander VI
33.5%
Individuals bought shares in a company and received dividends on their investments Joint-stock company
33.1%
Flemish/Northern Renaissance painter - 'The Arnolfini Portrait' Jan van Eyck
31.4%
Painted 'La Primavera' and 'The Birth of Venus'Botticelli
30.6%
Famous Portuguese sponsor of explorationPrince Henry
30.6%
Venetian explorer, wrote 'Travels', sailed to Kublai Khan's courtMarco Polo
30.2%
Medici pope who rebuilt St. PetersPope Leo X
29.3%
English court established by King Henry VIIStar-chamber
28.9%
Florentine architect, designed 'il Duomo' (famous dome in Florence) Brunelleschi
27.3%
Extremely wealthy family who gained a monopoly on the copper industry and had the support of the Hapsburgs Fuggers
25.2%
First European to reach India by seaVasco de Gama
24.4%
1494 agreement that divided New World into portions for Spain and PortugalTreaty of Tordesillas
23.1%
Explorer who sailed around the Cape of Good HopeBartholomew Dias
22.7%
Humanist and 'first modern historian'Leonardo Bruni
21.5%
Flemish Northern Renaissance painter - painted 'Children's Games'Pieter Bruegel
20.2%
1454 peace agreement between Italian city-statesPeace of Lodi
20.2%
Pope who commissioned the painting of the Sistine ChapelPope Julius II
19.4%
Criticized the Donation of Constantine; challenged Church authorityLorenzo Valla
16.9%
Pope during the sack of Rome; Henry VIII requested a divorce from Catherine of Aragon from himPope Clement VII
14.5%
Italian humanist, author, poet, philosopher - considered the ultimate 'Renaissance man'Leon Battista Alberti
10.3%

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