Renaissance Architecture Overview

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What does the term 'Renaissance' mean in French?

Which event significantly contributed to the revival of ancient Greek and Roman classical knowledge in the Renaissance period?

What was one of the main characteristics of the Renaissance age?

How did the Black Death pandemic impact the transition from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance?

What was one reason for the increasing fail of the Roman Catholic Church during the transition to the Renaissance?

Why did many eastern scholars flee to Rome after the fall of Constantinople in 1453?

What was a key characteristic of Renaissance Humanism?

What did Renaissance architects believe about the use of whole number ratios in their designs?

What was a significant difference between the Middle Ages and the Renaissance in terms of art and architecture?

What did Renaissance Humanism consider to be the goal of its movement?

Why did Renaissance architects prefer using whole number ratios like 1:1, 1:2, 2:3, and 3:4 in their designs?

What was a common theme in the Renaissance architecture that reflected human proportions?


Learn about the cultural, intellectual, and artistic rebirth of European history from the 14th to the 17th century, marked by the revival of ancient Greek and Roman classical knowledge. Explore how Renaissance architecture emerged as a transition from the Middle Ages to modernity, influenced by historical events like the Great Western Schism.

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