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Transcript of Girolamo Savonarola
Criticized the Pope and Church Community
Followed The Epistle of John and the book of Revelations
Born on the 21st of September 1452
Born in Ferrara, Italy
The Bad Side
He followed the corruption of the Church
Started a Bonfire of the Vanities
He became a Monk
Joined to the church community
He thought he had powers of God
Got scared and couldn't walk threw the fire
Criticized the Pope and Church
Excommunicated by the Pope
Hanged and Burnt to Death
Girolamo Savonarola's Timeline
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Sandro Botticelli 2013, accessed 5 June 2013, <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sandro_Botticelli>
How did Savonarola do it?
He told everyone that there would be a New Cyrus
He thought he held the powers of Jesus/God
He started the Bonfire of the Vanities
What has Savonarola changed?
Inventions he destroyed/burnt were never remade
The Medici Family regained control of Florence
King Cyrus the Great
Example of the Bonfire of the Vanities
The Coat of Arms of the Medici Family
Other Interesting Facts
Savonarola in Assassin's Creed II
5cm = 10 Years
A painting of Savonarola
By Eliezer Cruz
Savonarola was in one of the Assassin's Creed game franchise
He earned a arts degree in University
He started his Medical studies but became a poetry writer
Apple of Eden
What effects did he make on the Renaissance Period?
The Epistle of John
Statue of Savonarola
Piazza della Signoria
Savonarola burnt down Important books/Art
Knowledge on important things were burnt
University of Ferrara
Savonarola from Assassin's Creed II
Followers burning there sins away
Savonarola spreading the word
Structures telling about the Bonfire of the Vanities
Sandro Botticelli ~ Artist/Follower of Savonarola
Why did Savonarola do this?
What was right for the Catholic Community
New Jerusalem (Myth)