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(Duiker 346-355; Brians: 261-265, 271-272)
Questions about Duiker: *What two regions contributed most to world trade and civilization in the period just before the Renaissance in the late 14th century? *Who were the Medici? What were the major concerns of Machiavelli in The Prince? *What are the main characteristics of Italian Renaissance Humanism? What were the main results of the spread of printing in Europe?
Question about Pico Della Mirandola: *According to Pico, what qualities make man great?
Question about Petrarch: *What qualities does Petrarch ascribe to Laura? Who is more vividly depicted in this poem, the lover or his beloved?
Question about Machiavelli: *What good qualities does Machiavelli say a prince should seem to have?
Pico Della Mirandola