MODERN EUROPEAN CULTURAL HISTORY

TEST I (STUDY SHEET)

The first test in HST 427 will take place about 20 February 2004.  It will have four types of questions: essay, short answer, multiple-choice, and matching.  Questions will be based on the terms, names, titles, dates, and so on appearing on this Study Sheet.  For concepts (such as Renaissance Humanism) know who? what? why? where? and when? for each item, and be able to illustrate your answer with specific examples discussed in class or in the Matthews and Platt text.

THE RENAISSANCE

Roots of the Western Cultural Tradition
Historical Context for the Renaissance
Renaissance Humanism
Civic Humanism
Studia Humanitatis
The Medicis
Lorenzo Valla (1406-1457)
Leonardo Bruni (1374-1444)
Marsilio Ficino (1433-1499)
Pico della Mirandola (1463-1494)
Francesca Petrarcha (1304-1378)
Oration on the Dignity of Man
Characteristics of Renaissance Art
Perspective (Linear and Atmospheric)
Masaccio (1401-1428)
The Holy Trinity and The Tribute Money (Masaccio)
Piero della Francesca (ca. 1420-1492)
St. Francis in Ectasy
Donatello (c. 1386-1466) and the David
Filippo Brunelleschi (1377-1466) & the Pazzi Chapel
Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)

THE HIGH RENAISSANCE

Modern Sovereign State
The Hapsburg-Valois Rivalry
Charles V (1500-155?)
High Renaissance Style
Mannerism
Baldassare Castiglione (1478-1529)
Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527) & The Prince
The Later Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
The Sistine Chapel
Raphael Santi (1483-1520)
Giorgione (ca. 1477-1510)
Titian (ca. 1488-1576)
Michelangelo’s David and the Pietà
Donato Bramante (1444-1514)
Palladio (1508-1580) and the Villa Rotonda

NORTHERN RENAISSANCE, ETC

Christian Humanism (Northern Europe)
Desiderius Erasmus (ca. 1466-1536)
Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592)
Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528)
Matthias Grünewald (ca. 1460-1528)
The Isenheim Altarpiece
Pieter Bruegel the Elder (ca. 1525-1569)
Crisis within the 14th-15th Century Church
The Reformation
John Tetzel (c.1465-1519)
Martin Luther (1483-1546) & the Ninety-Five Theses
Romans 1:17 and the Priesthood of all Believers
“Cuius regio, euis religion”
Protestant Ethic
Anglicanism
Effects of the Reformation
The Counter-Reformation
El Greco (1541-1614)
Don Quixote (1605-1615)
Tintoretto


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