|European Civilization Carey
Perry pgs. 279-290
I. Perry’s Introduction (pgs. 279-281)
Define the Renaissance and where did it start?
Why was individualism a ‘hallmark of the Renaissance”?
How was the Renaissance different from the Twelfth Century Awakening
Describe the ‘Humanist movement’
How was the movement expressed in art
Why did the Renaissance start in Italy?
II. Readings from pages 281-288
Using specific evidence and quotes from the readings (pgs. 281-288)
explain how Petrarch, Bruni, and Vergerius all exemplified the
Renaissance spirit and outlook. Yes, you need a thesis for this
III. Pico della Mirandola pgs. 289-290
Using Mirandola’s excerpt and supporting your argument with evidence
and quotes from his writings, how does Mirandola’s conception of man
and his potential differ from St. Augustine and exemplify the
rebirth of Classical learning? [Thesis statement is needed in this