Quick Guide to Background Terms Alphabetically

Adoration of the Magi

Alberti's De re aedicatoria

Angel

Annunciation

Antiquarianism

Apostles

 

Baptism

Boccaccio's Decameron

 

Cannon

Cardinal

Cennini's Il libro del' arte

Charles V

Classicism

Colonna's Hypnerotomachia Poliphili

Comune

Condottiere

Confraternity

Council of Basel

Council of Trent

Counter Reformation

 

Dante

Disciple

Doge

Duke

 

Eucharist

 

Ferdinand I

Filarete's Trattato d'architettura

Four Evangelists

Francesco di Giorgio's Trattati

    

Francis I

Francis, Saint

 

Gospels

Great Schism

Grace

Gunpowder

 

Harmonic proportion

Heretic

Holy Roman Empire

Humanism

 

Inquisition

 

Jerome, Saint

Jesuit Order

Jesus Christ

John the Baptist

John VIII Palaeologus

 

Liberal Arts

 

Machiavelli's The Prince

Mark, Saint

Marchese

Mary of Nazareth

Messiah

Mythology

 

Neo-Platonism

New Testament

 

Old Testament

Order

Palladio's I quattro libri

Papacy

Paragone

Pazzi Conspiracy

Peter, Saint

Petrarch

Platina, Bartolomeo

Pope

Printing

Prophet

 

Reformation

Renaissance

Roman Catholic Church

 

Sack of Rome

Sacrament

Saint

Savonarola

Serlio's Tutte l’opera d’architettura … 

Stigmata

 

Three Graces

Titular church

Treatise

Trinity

 

Vasari's Lives

Vatican

Vignola's Regola

Virtues

Vitruvius' De architectura

Vittorino da Feltre