Humanism and the Arts

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Humanism and the Arts

Completion of Humanism lecture and introduction to the Arts.

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Hist 158 - EARLY MODERN EUROPE Lecture 3

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HIST 158 1st Edition Lecture 5 Outline of Last Lecture I. The Renaissance a. Crises in the 14th Century b. Age of Republics c. Humanism Outline of Current Lecture I. Humanism a. Intellectual thinking b. Education c. Virtue d. Philosophy II. The Arts Current Lecture I. Humanism a. Intellectual thinking i. Lorenzo Valla (1407-1457)- the first modern historian ii. Through critical analysis, he proved that the Donation of Constantine was forged 1. Donation of Constantine- the Pope’s claim to power and land 2. Before this time, people revered anything written (especially written in ancient times) 3. Through intellectual thinking the whole edifice crumbled and Popes were no longer in control of spiritual and secular power b. Education i. Humanist education- gives people freedom and dignity (studied history, language arts, humanities, social sciences, etc.) These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor’s lecture. GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes, not as a substitute.

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