Constantinople is located today in Istanbul. Sultan Mehmed II who was known as the conqueror attacked Constantinople in 1453. The fall of Constantinople then made the Ottoman Empire seem invincible to anyone around.
Safavid Empire- Safavid Empire was the Iranian kingdom from 1502-1722 and was established by Ismail Safavi. The Safavid …show more content…
Early modern Europe experienced tremendous upheaval during the 15th through 18th centuries due to the Renaissance and Reformation. Discuss how these two movements were intertwined. In other word, how did the Renaissance influence the Reformation and vice versa, how did the Reformation influence the Renaissance. Be sure to use specific examples.
The Renaissance was known for the rebirth in the Greek and Roman Culture and the arts and intellectual activities. It was believed that the Renaissance was the rebirth of the dark ages and rediscovering in the superiority of ancient Greeks and Romans. In arts and science this time was the shift from the focus on religion to the celebration of the human body.
Humanism was one of the many focuses of the renaissance. Which focused on how the body works with an anti-religious view. Humanist believed that the way of the human was more important than the way of the religion. During the Renaissance peoples view church changed dramatically and began to challenge the leaders of the church. Martin Luther a man who lead the Protestant Reformation when he began to challenge the church and what the church leaders told people, Martin Luther believed and instilled in individuals that the only way to truly received salvation was through their faith in Jesus Christ. He continued to tell people that Christianity beliefs should not be told by the authority of the Pope but based on the Bible and Christian traditions. After Martin Luther challenged …show more content…
This caused the Catholic Church to lose its power. Many of the people wanted to keep the power and wealth local and not in the hands of the Pope. Humanist like Martin Luther that didn’t believe in the medieval education that had been taught in the educational system. Martin Luther became a big part of the Protestant Reformation when he began to question the Catholic Church and its beliefs in indulgence. Martin Luther began to believe that the only way of true salvation and forgiveness was from God himself and not from payments to the churches in return for forgiveness. Martin Luther began preaching to groups of people that to have a relationship with God they should follow Gods words in the Bible and not through the actions and words of the Pope. Martin Luther soon was excommunicated from the Catholic Church because of his teaching and beliefs. In the years 1545-1563 the held the Council of Trent which was meetings with church officials that addressed politics of practice that had been occurring issues of doctrine matters and addressing issues of the reformation. Jesuits the society of Jesus were individuals with high education