A-Z Book of the Age of Reformation

By
Nalyssia Bowers
Nalyssia Bowers
Block 7
Unit 2 Project Menu Planner: Unit 2: Age of Reformation
Dessert
A-Z Book on the Age of Reformation

Apple
Falling apples caused Isaac
Newton to come up with
his ideas on gravity.

ART
The Renaissance is when a lot of
the famous artist we know of
today got their start.

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Bacon
Francis Bacon was knighted in
1603. Some say he wrote all of
William Shakespeare’s plays.

Copernicus
Nicolaus Copernicus discovered
that the sun not the earth was the
center of the universe.

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Creation of Adam
The Creation of Adam is a very well known painting. It was
painted by Michelangelo.

Da Vinci
Leonardo Da Vinci was the
original renaissance man. He
created the paintings Mona
Lisa and The Last Supper.

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Entombment
The Entombment is a painting by
Michelangelo of Christ being laid
to rest.

Ferdinand
King Ferdinand was the driving
force behindthe Spanish
Inquistion. He pressured the
pope into approving the
Inquistion.

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Galileo
Galileo Galilei was known as the
father of physics and astronomy.
He was also responsible for the
popularity of the telescope though
he did not invent it.

5

Ghent Altarpiece
The Ghent Altarpiece is a 12 panel altar piece by Hubert van
Eyck and Jan van Eyck. It was complete in 1432 and is the most
stolen art piece in history.

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Gutenberg
In 1440 Johanna Gutenberg
invented the printing press. The
Gutenberg Bible was named after
him.

Henry VII
King Henry VIII is the second
King of the Tudor Dynasty.
His disagreement with the
Pope caused the Church of
England to split from the
Romain Catholic Church.

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Inquisition
The Inquisition was started by Ferdinand to ensure Jewish
and Muslim converts were true believer. In 1492 and 1501
royal decrees were issued ordering Jews and Muslims to
convert or leave.

Joan of Arc
Joan of Arc became famous
after the Siege of Orléans
where she led the French to
victory against the English.
She was later captured by the
English and burned at the stake
for heresy.

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Kepler
Johannes Kepler was a German
mathematician who authored
The Laws of Planetary Motion.
This work would later help Isaac
Newton in his discoveries.

Luther
Martin Luther was a priest
who did not like indulgence.
He was excommunicated by
the Church for speaking out.
He started the Protestant
Reformation and the
namesake of the Lutheran
Church.
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Mona Lisa
The Mona Lisa is a world
famous painting. It is a portrait
of Lisa Gherardin. Leonardo
Da Vinci is the painter who
created this work.

Newton
Isaac Newton was a leader in
the scientific revolution. He
came up with the Laws of
Motion, explained Gravity
and is the father of Calculus.

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Othello
Written in 1603 Othello is a play
about an Army General, his wife
and soldiers. It is one of the
many works that have made
William Shakespeare the most
famous playwright in the world.

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Protestant Reformation
The Protestant Reformation was started when Martin
Luther published the Ninety-Five Theses. In which he
criticized clerical abuse, nepotism and indulgence. The
Church excommunicated him for his actions.

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Quercia
Jacopo della Quercia built the
Fonte Gaia in Siena at the Piazza
del Campo. It was wildly
considered the cause of the Black
Plague.

Raphael
Raphael along with Leonardo
Da Vinci and Michelangelo are
considered the trinity of masters
during the renaissance period.
He created the painting
Resurrection of Christ.

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Sistine Chapel
The Sistine Chapel is located in Vatican City. It is the same
building the Pope lives in. It also contains the Michelangelo's
Frescoes. The frescoes cover 5,000 square feet of ceiling
space.

Shakespeare
William Shakespeare is seen by many
as the greatest playwright to ever
live. He has created 36 plays
including Hamlet, Othello, King
Lear, A Midsummer Night’s
Dream and Much Ado About
Nothing.
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Temptations of Christ
The Temptations of Christ is a fresco by Sandro Botticelli
that is located in the Sistine Chapel.

15

Urbino
Urbino is a city in Italy where the renaissance culture was
allowed to flourish without outside interference. It is also
home to the Palazzo Ducale.

16

Villa d'Este
Villa d'Este is located in Rome, Italy. It is home to what
is considered one of the premium gardens of the
renaissance.

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Willaert
Adrian Willaert is known
as one of the most versatile
composers of the
renaissance. He is the father
of the antiphonal style of
music. The antiphonal style
of music lead directly to the
polychoral music style.

X
X is a symbol used in Alchemy
to define an unknown.
Alchemy is a form of chemistry
that was widely used during the
renaissance. It was used to try
to turn metals into gold.

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Yorkshire
Yorkshire is in Northern England. In 1489 it was to site
of the Yorkshire Rebellion. During a Military campaign
King Hnery VII wanted to tax the residences of
Yorkshire to raise money. Since they had already been
taxed locally they were no willing to pay taxes again.

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Zwingli
Ulrich Zwingli was the
leader of the Reformation
in Switzerland. He
criticized the Church and
the idea of fasting during
lent. He was killed in
battle at the age of 47.

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