1. Why was the building of the Dome of Florentine Cathedral so important to the Republic of Florence? Explain the architectural innovations that Filippo Brunelleschi used that make the dome possible. Be sure to include Brunelleschi’s influences, including the Classical buildings he studied. My powerpoint on the Renaissance will be very helpful to you in your preparation for this essay, including the links to the videos that are included in the powerpoint.
2.The Scientific Revolution had many connections with the Renaissance artistic revolution. How did scientific discoveries affect artists, and how did artists use science to create more naturalistic paintings and sculpture? Answer this by choosing two Renaissance artworks we have studied, and thoroughly discuss two different scientific discoveries that affected the artistic process of each artist.
3.Briefly discuss the theological issues that drove Martin Luther, John Calvin and the Protestants to break with the Roman Catholic Church. How did the religious beliefs and practices of the new Protestant faiths differ from the traditional Roman Catholic religious beliefs and practices?
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