Hum Chapter 8 Renaissance & Reformation

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A three-paneled, hinged painting is called a(n)
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Triptych
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What subject is depicted in the central panel of Robert Campin’s Mérode Altarpiece (Figure 8.3)?
What subject is depicted in the central panel of Robert Campin's Mérode Altarpiece (Figure 8.3)?
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The Annunciation
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For what offense was Martin Luther excommunicated?
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Heresy
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Which symbol in van Eyck’s Giovanni Arnolfini nad His Wife Giovanna Cenami (Figure 8.6) is traditionally understood as a sign of fidelity?
Which symbol in van Eyck's Giovanni Arnolfini nad His Wife Giovanna Cenami (Figure 8.6) is traditionally understood as a sign of fidelity?
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the dog
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William Shakespeare’s Hamlet is an example of what type of play common in the fifteenth century?
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a revenge play
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What detail of Hans Hobein the Younger’s The Ambassadors (Figure 8.19) appears distorted as an anamorphic projection?
What detail of Hans Hobein the Younger's The Ambassadors (Figure 8.19) appears distorted as an anamorphic projection?
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the skull
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Although the meaning is not fully understood, what subject dies Hieronymus Bosh seem to most prominently address in the Garden of Earthly Delights (Closer Look)?
Although the meaning is not fully understood, what subject dies Hieronymus Bosh seem to most prominently address in the Garden of Earthly Delights (Closer Look)?
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Adam and Eve and the notion of sin
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What doctrine posits that God elects people to salvation prior to their birth and those people live self-evidently in a way that pleases God?
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Predestination
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All of the following are similarities between Martin Luther and Desiderius Erasmus EXCEPT
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They used satire and irony to communicate their opinions
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Which artwork was widely distributed across Europe in the sixteenth century?
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Albrecht Dürer, The Four Horseman of the Apocalypse (Fig. 8.11)
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What contributed most to London’s growth in the sixteenth century?
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Henry VIII’s Dissolution Art of 1536
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What led to the sack of Rome in 1527?
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Charles V not being able to pay his soldiers for their service
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How did the growth of wealthy merchant class affect the development of art in Northern Europe?
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It fostered an economic market for artistic production and trade.
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All of the following were characteristic of theater during the Elizabethan period EXCEPT
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Elaborate costumes and stage settings
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Once the printing press was developed, what text became most popular in Europe?
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the Bible
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What was a key issue in the election of Ulrich Zwingli as the Great Minister of the Church in Zurich?
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priests’ vows of celibacy
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Which of the following best reflects the focus on individualism that emerged in the sixteenth century?
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the popularity of portraits
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What oervasuve theme in Northern Reniassance culture is implicit in Albrecht Altdorfer’s The Battle of Issus (Figure 8.12)?
What oervasuve theme in Northern Reniassance culture is implicit in Albrecht Altdorfer's The Battle of Issus (Figure 8.12)?
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anxiety over imminent threat
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What allowed fifteenth-century Northern Europe artists such as Jan Van Eyck to create such detailed textures and visual effects in painting?
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oil paint
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The subject of which of the following works most underscores the Northern European preoccupation with death and alludes to the recurrence of the plague?
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Matthias Grünewald’s Isenheim Alterpiece (Figs. 8.8 and 8.9)
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What religious movement in Northern Europe was a precursor for ideas popularized by the Reformation?
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(Most likely) the Brothers and Siter of the Common Life
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What distinguishes Albrecht Dürer’s artistic approach from that of Northern European artists such as Matthias Grünewald?
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his interest in humanism
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What was the primary commodity in the city of Bruges?
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cloth
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How does Jan Van Eyck add religious meaning to otherwuse secular subject Giovanni Arnolfini and His Wife Giovanna Cenami (Fig. 8.6)?
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the use of symbolic details
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The popular desire for political and economic liberation led to the Peasant War in what country?
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Germany
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What new technology, introduced in the mid-fifteenth century, contributed significantly to the widespread effect of the Reformation?
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the printing press
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Albrecht Dürer intentionally modeled his Self-Portrait (Figure 8.10) on what historical figure?
Albrecht Dürer intentionally modeled his Self-Portrait (Figure 8.10) on what historical figure?
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Jesus Christ
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In Desiderius Erasmus’s In Praise of Folly, who is Folly?
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an allegorical figure who plays the fool
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Holbein’s portrait Henry VIII in Wedding Dress (Figure 8.20) suggests the power of the king through all of the details EXCEPT for the
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king’s hat
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This painting by fifteenth-century artist Petrus Christus demonstrates the region’s artistic style in all of the following ways EXCEPT its
This painting by fifteenth-century artist Petrus Christus demonstrates the region's artistic style in all of the following ways EXCEPT its
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obvious religious content

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