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Renaissance

What does the term 'Renaissance' mean in French?
Beginning
Relive
Rebirth
Restructure
When did the European Renaissance take place?
Late C14th - early C17th
Mid C15th - Mid C16th
Late 13th - Early C16th
Late 15th - Late 17th
Which family was extremely important, as patrons, during the Renaissance period?
The Gaddi Family
The Medici Family
The da Vincis
The Spinolas
Due to its beauty and wealth, which Italian city became known as the Queen of the Adriatic?
Florence
Milan
Rome
Venice
What term describes the focus on man's worth and capabilities?
 
Humanism
Hellenism
Fatalism
Individualism
Which Renaissance thinker wrote "it is much safer to be feared than loved"?
 
Erasmus
Machiavelli
Petrarch
Shakespeare
Who was the Dominican friar who tried to bring reform to the church in Florence?
 
Castglione
More
Durer
Savonarola
Which key Renaissance figure designed the first self-propelled machine in history?
 
Da Vinci
Descartes
Gessner
Bacon
Who designed St Peter's Basilica?
Michelangelo
Raphael
Michelozzo
Brunelleschi
Who was responsible for the most prominent scientifictic advancement of the age, the theory that the earth revolved around the sun? 
 
Copernicus
Galileo
Da Vinci
Kepler
Which classical thinker was especially important to Renaissance humanists?
Pythagoras
Cicero
Aristotle
Thucydides
In what year was the printing press invented by Johannes Gutenberg?
900 AD
1440 AD
1490 AD
1560 AD
Which of these is NOT a defining feature of Renaissance visual art?
 
A linear perspecitve
Realism
Classical influences
Lack of symmetry
What was the name of the reactionary legislation which established the Roman Inquisition in 1545?
 
Council of Trent
Supremo
Laetentur Caeli
Council of Rome
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