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RENAISSANCE

A rebirth, when people began to question the old ideas and became interested in Ancient Greece and Rome.

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HUMANISM

An interest in human beings.

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PATRON

A person who would pay an artist to do a work of art.

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PERSPECTIVE

Adding depth to a picture.

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ANATOMY

The study of the human body.

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SFUMATO

A way of adding shading to a picture.

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FRESCO

A picture painted on walls or ceilings, the paint is applied to wet plaster.

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SCULPTOR

An artist who makes statues.

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VERNACULAR LITERATURE

Literature written in the native language of countries, not in Greek or Latin.

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SONNET

A poem with fourteen lines.

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ASTRONOMY

The study of the universe including the moon, stars, sun, and planets.

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WHAT ADVANCES WERE MADE IN LEARNING?

Printing (Gutenberg, movable type)
Literature (Vernacular, Shakespeare, human problems)
Medicine (Skeleton, Vesalius. Circulation of blood, Harvey)
Science (The earth goes round the sun, Galileo, law of falling objects, telescope inventd)