Shoeless Trivia: The Renaissance

The triumphant return of Learned League after a couple of weeks of downtime is the inspiration for today’s round.

  1. Botticelli’s The Birth of Venus and Da Vinci’s Adoration of the Magi are among the many important Renaissance work’s on display in what Florence museum?
  2. The Kehinde Wiley painting shown below references two Apocryphal biblical figures who were popular subjects for Renaissance art. According to the painting’s title, what is the name of the woman holding the knife?renaiss1
  3. “Come live with me and be my love” is the first line of a well known poem by Christopher Marlowe. What is the profession of the poem’s passionate speaker?
  4. According to legend, Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to door of a church in what German town?
  5. The melange of colorful wooden bits seen below all represent what type of commodity in the board game Goa?renaiss2
Answers

  1. Uffizi Gallery
  2. Judith
  3. shepherd
  4. Wittenberg
  5. spice

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