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Renaissance

The humanistic revival of classical art, architecture, literature, and learning

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Milan

A city in Italy

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Venice

A seaport in NE Italy

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Florence

A city in central Italy on the Arno River

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Rome

Capital of Italy

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Medici Family

Italian noble family

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Humanism

An outlook of thought attaching prime importance

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Machiavelli

Being with the principles of the government

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Perspective

The art of drawing solid objects on a two-dimensional surfaces

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Gutenberg

First in Europe to print using moveable type and first to use a press

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Erasmus

European Union student exchange programme established in 1987

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William Shakespeare

An english playwright and poet

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Sir Thomas More

An english lawyer, social philosopher, author, statesman, and noted Renaissance humanist

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Flemish

The people of Flanders

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Michelangelo

Italian sculptor, painter, architect, and poet

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John Van Eych

Founder of a Flemish school

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Albert Durer

Painter, printmaker, and theorist of the German Renaissance

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Fresco

Paint in Fresco

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Indulgences

Action of induging

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Predestination

Divine foreordaining of all that will happen

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Reformation

Action of reforming an institution

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Martin Luther

Priest of the Roman Catholic Church

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Henry VIII

King of England in the early sixteen century

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John Calvin

French theologian and reformer in Switzerland

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Huguenots

French Protestant of the 16th-17th centuries