Watch The Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance, PBS Empires series on the Early Renaissance. Please paste this 55 minute youtube link in your browser http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9FFDJK8jmms or you can search for The Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance, the Birth of a Dynasty on youtube.
Answer the following questions:
1.What valuable items were being searched for by the Medicis (and others) and traded illegally at this time?
2.What city in Italy was the home of the Medicis?
3. What was the date?
4.What was the form of government at that time?
5.How did Giovanni de Medici control the election of the Pope?
6.What was the previous occupation of Pope John XXIII?
7.How did Pope John XXIII re-pay the Medicis for getting him elected?
8.What was the humiliating failure of the Florentines?
9.Who did Cosimi de Medici hire to solve this architectural failure?
10.What ancient Roman building help Brunelleschi create the dome?
11.What did the Roman Catholic Church do to you if you did not make the payments to the Church? What entity collected the money?
12.Patronage is a ____________________ strategy.
13.Seventy percent of Renaissance artists lived in Florence. True or false?
14.What new technique did Brunelleschi develop?
15. Why was Donatello’s David considered to be so radical?
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