Assignment Three – Research – Chapter Eleven – 16th Century in Europe

Era of the artists, Italian except Durer. Leonardo embodied Alberti’s idea of ‘universal man’. Protestant reformation; upheaval in Christian thinking. Brethren of the Common Life (Netherlands, E Germany); ascetic group but not monastic, text ‘Imitation of  Christ’ widely followed. Led to Counter-reformation of Roman church. Lutheran thought right and wrong determined by individual. Move away […]