The Renaissance, Reformation, & Age of Exploration
CHAPTER ONE ESSAYS
1.) Compare and contrast the different types of Protestant belief during the 1600’s. Include the beliefs, practices, and ideas they all had in common.
2.) This painting done by Sandro Botticelli, was meant to represent Intellectual Syntheses. What is the meaning of Intellectual syntheses and why does this painting fit into the Renaissance era.
Sandro Botticelli. The Birth of Venus, c. 1482. Scholars have made great exertions to unlock the full meaning of this work and La Primavera. A comparison of the two shows some close similarity in the figures.
3.) How did the Humanism, expansion of trade, and the political changes effect European life, in the fourteen hundreds?
4.) Explain the religious, political and social reasons surrounding the origins of the protestant reformation as a causes.
5.) Describe and analyze the different characteristics that define one as being “The Renaissance Man” give examples of real people that fall into the category