Standard: 7.6.8 ||
The Origins of the Renaissance
Key Terms and People
mercantile: of or relating to merchants, trade, or commerce
patron: someone who gives money or other support to a person or group
Lorenzo de Medici: he spent large sums of money on artistic and architectural projects
Summary: Economic and social forces began to break down feudalism. A new cultural movement called the Renaissance emerged.
Study Guide Questions
CP 475. What happened to the feudal order in the 1300s?
CP 477. Why did the Renaissance begin in Italy?
CYP 477, 1a. What changes were taking place in European cities and universities in the 1300s?
CYP 477, 1b. How did these changes affect the old medieval order of the Church and manor?
CYP 477, 2a. How was Italy divided in the 1300s?
CYP 477, 2b. How did economic changes in Italy produce changes in Italian society?
|Homework: Read chapter 17, section 1, and choose one assignment;