What agricultural changes led to a rise in population in the eleventh century?
New types of crops and the use of a heavier plow
New types of fertilizer and new types of crops
The removal of taxes on farming
The enclosure of fields to create more pasturage for animals
What was one purpose of the Gelnhausen Charter?
To limit the abuses committed by powerful feudal lords
To limit the power of the emperor
To increase the power of the Church
None of the above
Which of the following was Theodoric trying to accomplish in his "Letters"?
Convince the Germans to kill all the Romans
Raise an army
Improve the city of Rome
Open diplomatic ties with the Persians
What new painting technique was introduced during the Italian renaissance?
The use of fresco
A new type of paintbrush
The use of oil-based paints
The use of egg-based paints
According to Petrus Paulus Vergerius, what was the purpose of education during the renaissance?
To get a good job
To gain wisdom and virtue
To become a member of the clergy
To know God
The medieval church defined doctrinal heresy as .....
Any belief that opposed the Biblical and apostolic tradition of the Church.
Any practice that differed from that of the Catholic Church.
Loss of membership.
What did Francesco Petrarch think of ancient Greek and Roman authors?
He thought that they were unforgivable pagans and that their works should be destroyed
He considered them ideal models of behavior for his contemporaries
He thought that they were pompous
He considered them inferior to his contemporaries
Which major factor(s) led to the emergence of the Italian renaissance?
The political influence of the Holy Roman Emperor
The disasters of the fourteenth century and economic revival in the fifteenth century
Religious teachings of the mendicant orders and the rise of the belief in relics
The French victory in the Hundred Years' War
How did the Laocon influence renaissance art?
It sparked an interest in human musculature
It introduced the use of linear perspective
It influenced architectural forms
It sparked an interested in Christian themes in art
What was feudalism based upon?
The rise of towns and commercial centers
Military and political relationships between nobles
Peasant demands for more rights
The absolute power of kings
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