It may be necessary to utilize the Internet and/or other resources to find enough information to answer these questions thoroughly. Please remember that these are discussion questions not short answer and you must answer EACH PART of the questions.

1. Describe the developments (socialogical and economical) leading up to the Renaissance and explain each one’s contribution. Name at least five socialogical and economical changes that occurred.

2. Explain the core beliefs of the Renaissance. How do they relate to the beliefs/philosophy of Socrates?

3. To what did the spirit of discovery of the Renaissance lead? Be specific and elaborate.

4. Compare the Last Supper created by Leonardo da Vinci with the Last Supper created by Jacopo Tintoretto and also the one created by Salvador Dali. How are they alike, how are they different and which do you think is more spiritual. You will have to look up the Dali Last Supper on line.

5. Describe the competition for the Florence Baptistry doors. Who won? Do you agree with the choice? Why?

6. Compare the work of Quinten Massys with the work of Hieronymus Bosch. What do they have in common? What is different about the work of each?

7. Compare the work of Lavinia Fontana with the work of Sofonisba Anguissola. What do they have in common? What is different about their work?