late medieval painter
Father of Humanism
First great Italian prose writer. Decameron
Nanking: a city of great wealth and historic importance, located on the southern bank of the lower Yangtze River
Hung Wu= Bounteous Warrior
Founder of Ming Dynasty.
Welded together many of the disparate groups that had risen against the tyrannical rule of the Mongols.
Dome in the Florence cathedral
David; first nude sculpture
Expeditions in south and southeast asia to demonstrate Ming power and enroll the tribute states.
After his death, officials "lost" the navigation charts.
Ottomans started taking over the balkans following the conquest
Founder of the Moghul Dynasty
School of Athens
Ming government greeted them with hospitality and tolerance.
defeats the aztecs
finds Inka Empire and conquers
ends the Ashikaga shogunate
Petty chief who defeated rival nomads and proclaimed himself Khan in 1616
Ascended the throne at age 8
Nurhatchi's son and sucessor
invasion ended up abandoned upon his death the following year
Ch'ing = Pure
Killed his brother and imprisoned his father
Longest ruling emperor
defeated the last Ming general and brought that island under Ch'ing rule
Defeat the Gurkhas. makes it a ch'ing tribunary state