Flashcards in Quiz 21 Deck (22):
In what year was the Council of Trent finally Convened?
For what reason did Rabelais argue that Hippocrates was a greater authority in medicine than Galen?
He came earlier
Name the four fluids that Galen believed needed to be in balance.
a.blood b.phlegm c.yellow bile d.black bile
What three vows must monks and nuns usually make that are inverted for the Abbey of Theleme?
a.Chastity b.Poverty c.Obedience
What two things did the Sorbonne do that led Rabelais to leave his monastic order?
a.Confiscated his books b.banned the study of Greek
what fear led Rabelais "to his renunciation of Protestantism"?
fear of execution
T/F: Obviously, the Abbey of Theleme would need very high walls?
In "these times of ours women don't go into convents unless" what?
they are misshapen or stupid
T/F: The Abbey especially welcomed professional people such as lawyers, scribes, and assessors?
To whom would the perfumers and hairdressers attend?
Of what sort of "cloth" were the jackets of them men?
Silver and Gold
Who made "the real decisions" about what people would wear on any particular day?
What was the single clause in the constitution of the abbey
Do what you will
What were those admitted to this abbey "instinctively impelled to do"?
virtuous things and avoid vice
what would the resident obviously do if "subjected to vile constraints"?
to break rules
How many languages could the ladies and gentlemen of the Abbey speak and write fluently?
5 or 6
From what language does the -gruel part of Pantagruel's name come?
By what "means though we be mortal, we can yet achieve a sort of immortality"?
What recent technical invention does Gargantua refer with approval?
Even who "have come to aspire to this marvelous, this heavenly manna of solid learning?
Women and girls
T/F: Gargantua admonishes his son to ignore the study of astrology and alchemy?