This is the school of athens. It was a school that taught Greek philosophy.
This is Rennaisance art in St. Pietro. St. Peters is a Renaissance chuch in the Vatican city in the
This is a Fresco painting. Fresco painting was a method of painting that came about during the renaissance. this method of painting uses water based paints.
This is a fresco mural. Murals were painted directly on a wall rather than fresh plaster.
This is a sculpture of Dante Divine. He was very famous in Italian literature.
This is Marienkirche of St.Marys church which was built in the late 1200s. It has been a symbol of power and prosperity in the old Hanseatic city.
John Calvin founded the Calvanist church. The Calvanist church heavily emphasized hard work.
Martin Luther was the creator of the Lutheran church. His views were not excepted by the Catholic church.
This is the Roskilide Kathedraal which was built in the 12th century. It was scandanavia's first gothlic cathedral.
Martin luther also nailed 95 theses on a chapel door. These 95 statements were his complaints toward the church.
John Wycliffe was one of the counter reformers. He was accused of being a heretic.
This is Dom Joao III. He was the king of portugal at this time.
Santa Constanza was a 4th century rome church. It is a great symbol of the christian faith.
This is Saint Michaels church in Munich. It is the largest Renaissance church north of the Alps. It was a big church for the jesuits.
This is Jan Hus. He was a key predecessor of Protestantism.
Galileo was a famous austronomer during the scientific revolution. He made a lot of astronomical discoveries. He was also well rounded in many other scientific fields.
Galen was a Greek Physician who learned about anatomy through the disection of apes and pigs. He was forbidden by law to disect humans.
Andreas Vesalius was a Renaissance Physician. This is his drawing of what he thought the human muscular system looked like.
Claudius Ptolemy was an egyptian astronemer. In 150 he published a book in which he described the relation between the earth and sun.
This is Nicolaus Copernicus. This is what he thought the orbit paths of the planets looked like.
Saint Isacc was a priest when absolutism came around. He also traveled a lot.
This is Saint Isaacs square. It was a major trading center during the 17th century.
Absolutism came around because of the decline of feudalism. Serfs were essentially the life line for feudalism to keep strong and efficient.
This is Philip II. He was king of spain from 1556 to 1598.
This is Charles V. He was a holy roman emperor. He ruled from 1519 to 1556.
Thomas Hobbes wrote a book called Leviathan. He believed that people needed strong rulers to keep order.
John Locke held different views than Hobbes. He thought that there should be less government intervention.
Adam Smith wrote the book The Wealth Of Nations. His book laid the foundations of modern economics.
Voltaire was a brilliant italian thinker and writer. Ha advocated for religious tolerance.
This is Rousseau. He believed people are corrupted by society and that they can find a purer life in harmony with nature.