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Renaissance Mini-Q

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How Did the Renaissance

Change Man's View of Man?

Overview: The word "renai ssance" means "rebirth" or "revival." In world history, the Renaissance is used to describe a period in Europe that began around the year 1400 and lasted until about 1700.
Thanks in large part to the scientific and cultural advances made during this time , people saw them­ selves in a new way. The impact of the Renaiss ance was powerful and has endured for centuries.
This Mini-Q asks you to explore how this exciting and important era changed the concept of what it means to be human.

The Documents:
Document A: The Individual in Art
Document B: Man's Inner Nature
Document C: Man 's Place in the Universe
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5. Define these term s:
Middle Ages





1324 CE - Mansa Musa begins Hajj to Mecca.
1433 - Zheng He makes a final voyage to Africa.
1453 - Byzantine Empire falls.
1455 - Gutenberg prints 180 Bibles.
1503 - Leonardo da Vinci completes the Mona Lisa.
1521 - Magellan dies in the Philippines.
1601 - Shakespeare writes Hamlet.

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Renaissance Mini-Q

Understanding the Question and Pre-Bucketing

Understanding the Question
1. What is the analytical question asked by this Mini-Q?

2. What terms in the question need to be defined?

3. Rewrite the question in your own words.

Directions: Using any clues from the Mini-Q question and the document title s on the cover page , create possible analytical categories and label the buckets.

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Renaissance Mini-Q

Document A
Sources: Images: Madonna Enthroned Between Two Angels by Duccio di Buoninsegna; Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci.
Text: Theodore Rabb, The Last Days of the Renaissance & The March to Modernity, Basic Books, 2006.
Note: The painting on the left was done in the late 1200s by the Italian artist Duccio di Buoninsegna. During the Middle Ages, most paintings had religious subject matter. The painting on the right, the Mona Lisa, was made by the