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Vernacular

the language or dialect spoken by the ordinary people in a particular country or region. (Greek and Latin) in Italy

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Perspective (Linear)

Linear perspective is a mathematical system for creating the illusion of space and distance on a flat surface. The system originated in Florence, Italy in the early 1400s.

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Fresco

a painting done rapidly in watercolor on wet plaster on a wall or ceiling, so that the colors penetrate the plaster and become fixed as it dries. (Italian Renaissance)

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Allegory

a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one.

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Botticelli

Was an Italian painter and did many female nudes. Was employed by Medicihi

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Michelangelo

was an Italian Renaissance painter, sculptor, architect, poet, and engineer.

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Raphael

Together with Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci, he forms the traditional trinity of great masters of that period.
Many of his works are found in the Vatican Palace, where the frescoed Raphael Rooms were the central, and the largest, work of his career.

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Leonardo da Vinci

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Titian

He was a painter.He was one of the leading painters of the 16th century Venetian school

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Pieter Brueghel

was a Netherlandish Renaissance painter and printmaker from Brabant, known for his landscapes and peasant scenes. He showed the rituals of village life—including agriculture, hunts, meals, festivals, dances, and games. These show the folk culture of 16th century life.

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Savonarola

Savonarola is famous for burning books, and for the destruction of what he considered immoral art. Savonarola was a priest but he preached against the moral corruption of the clergy and the Church of Rome. His main enemy was Pope Alexander VI.

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Machiaveli -- The Prince

A person might have to do things that are wrong to get power, but with power he could then do good things

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Reason of State

is a work of political philosophy by Italian Jesuit Giovanni Botero. It was first published in Venice in 1589, and is most notable for criticizing methods of statecraft associated with Machiavelli and presenting economics as an aspect of politics.

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Ecclesiastical

of or relating to the church or the clergy; churchly; clerical; not secular.

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Secular

not religious

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Desiderius Erasmus

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Thomas Moore-- Utopia

it criticized many aspects of life in contemporary Europe and established a whole new type of writing and outlook on life

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Miguel Cervantes -- Don Quixote

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