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....The work in question was the dome of ???? Cathedral(1420-1434)

Florence

2

It's architect, ????, who had trained as a goldsmith, was revolutionizing design and taste.

Filippo Brunelleschi

3

That done was by no means Brunelleschi's only or his most revolutionary contribution to the new movement, his??? Of 1421, simple and serene....

Foundling Hospital

4

What had caused the transition from Gothic to Renaissance?

Gunpowder, the compass and banking

5

For the spread of ideas about architecture, one of the texts below was the first architectural book to be printed.

De re aedificatoria (Ten Books on Architecture) by Leon Battista Alberti

6

Architecture was no longer the continuation of a practical tradition, it was a literary one. The architect was not just putting up a building, he was following?????.

A theory

7

A new concept of spatial relationships had been made possible by the discovery of ????? by the Florentine painters in 1425 or possibly by Brunelleschi himself.

Perspective

8

That was the rediscovery of ???? theory that musical intervals were exactly proportional to numbers in physical dimensions.

Pythagoras's

9

Section drawing through the Tempietto in the cloister of San Pietro in Montorio, Rome. It was built in 1502. Who was the architect?

Donate Bramante

10

Plan drawing of the original Greek cross design of St Peter's Basilica in Rome.

It was designed by?

Donato Bramante

11

Original 16th century sketch of the initial dome design of St Peter's Basilica in Rome.

It was drawn by?

Michelangelo Buonarroti