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Renaissance - Birth and Society

taco24Taco24 on 03/22/2008

RenaissanceBirthandSociety Photo The Renaissance is a period of history which lasted from approximately 1350-1600. This era is normally seen as the beginning of modern history, and is characterized as a rebirth of art and learning. Jakob Burckhardt was a 19th century historian who first used the term “Renaissance” as a method to distinguish this period from the Middle Ages. The questions in the quiz pertain to the politics and society of the Renaissance. Another quiz will relate to the culture of the era.

Good luck on the quiz!

Sources: My notes and Jackson Spielvogel's "Western Civilization", Fourth Edition
11 Questions

Rating:  (7.97/9)
Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging
Taken: 60 times

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Reptilicus 85100.00%    111.64 seconds    
Cymbalbassoon 4790.91%    91.79 seconds    
Geophile 15790.91%    121.51 seconds    
Mindmonkey 26890.91%    131.49 seconds    
Sjflynn1 5090.91%    159.39 seconds    
Bradd 19090.91%    163.20 seconds    
Millerg 7090.91%    212.49 seconds    
Temeraire 5381.82%    105.68 seconds    
Magnolia1022 18381.82%    136.84 seconds    
Larjim 14881.82%    141.34 seconds    

Comments (2)
Beehive  (Level: 45.3)
Sat, 23rd Feb '13 9:53 PM

nicely done

Alvandy  (Level: 225.6)
Sat, 6th Sep '08 1:02 PM

I haven't studied Renaissance history for a long time, so I'm pleased to still score fairly well. Great quiz Taco!

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