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Question 1: In the fifteenth century ________ was important in theorizing many of the ideas for painting that came to a fully-realised product with Raphael's School of Athens during the High Renaissance.
Italian RenaissanceFlorenceItalyLeon Battista Alberti

Question 2: In the sixteenth century, Sebastiano Serlio helped codify the classical orders and Palladio's legacy evolved into the long tradition of ________.
Giacomo LeoniAndrea PalladioRichard CasselsPalladian architecture

Question 3: Classicism is a specific genre of philosophy, expressing itself in literature, architecture, art, and music, which has Ancient Greek and Roman sources and an emphasis on ________.
SocietyDemocracyJürgen HabermasPolitical philosophy

Question 4: The themes continued largely unbroken into the seventeenth century, when artists such as Nicolas Poussin and ________ represented of the more rigid classicism.
Cardinal MazarinSimon VouetCharles Le BrunSavonnerie manufactory

Question 5: For Greek art of the 5th century B.C.E., see Classical art in ancient Greece and the ________
Kritios BoySevere styleArchaic GreeceParthenon

Question 6: The art of classicism typically seeks to be formal and restrained: of the Discobolus ________ observed, "if we object to his restraint and compression we are simply objecting to the classicism of classic art.
United KingdomNational Gallery (London)Kenneth ClarkHenry Moore

Question 7: For the development of classicism from the mid-eighteenth-century onwards, see ________.
Renaissance Revival architectureGothic Revival architectureBaroque architectureNeoclassical architecture

Question 8: Importantly it also introduced ________, or "paganism", and the juxtaposition of ancient and modern.

Question 9: Building off of these influences, the seventeenth-century architects Inigo Jones and ________ firmly established classicism in England.
Robert HookeIsaac NewtonChristopher WrenRoyal Society

Question 10: ________ was among the first French playwrights to break these conventions.
François-René de ChateaubriandVictor HugoAlphonse de LamartineJohann Wolfgang von Goethe


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