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Renaissance Odds and Ends
Varied Liberal Arts
"If you love the Renaissance, perhaps this is the quiz for you..."
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Which man of the Renaissance wrote 'On the Ascent of Mt. Ventoux', a famous work of nature writing?
Which Renaissance man wrote about the genealogy of the Greek gods, the first modern study of Greek myth?
Which of the following was a famed biographer of Renaissance artists?
'One Secret', by Petrarch, is a dialogue between the author and which individual of ancient times?
Who has been called the 'father of Italian painting'?
What was the name of the political faction in Florence that was opposed to the Ghibellines and loyal to the papacy?
When the pope moved his entire entourage to Avignon from Rome in 1305, what did many church faithful term this period?
Which church council brought the 'Great Schism' to an end?
Council of Milan
Council of Constance
Council of Nicea
Council of Trent
Which Renaissance great, who became chancellor of the Florentine Signorie in 1375, was the patron of such disciples as Poggio and Bruno, and invited one of the first Greek scholars, Manuel Chrysoloras, into Florence in 1391?
Pico Della Mirandola
Running a school called 'La Giocosa' (The House of Joy), who is considered the greatest humanist schoolmaster of the Renaissance?
Vittorino Da Feltre
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Compiled Jun 28 12