Ch 2: AP History Homework Help: Renaissance Philosophy, Art & Literature

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The Renaissance Philosophy, Art and Literature chapter of this AP European History Homework Help course helps students complete their Renaissance philosophy, art and literature homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

How it works:

  • Identify which concepts are covered on your Renaissance philosophy, art and literature homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
  • Complete sample problems and get instant feedback.
  • Finish your Renaissance philosophy, art and literature homework with ease!

Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • Cicero and the Renaissance
  • Humanism in the Renaissance
  • Renaissance art and architecture
  • Canterbury Tales
  • Leonardo Da Vinci's biography
  • Raphael's major works
  • Michelangelo's works

13 Lessons in Chapter 2: AP History Homework Help: Renaissance Philosophy, Art & Literature
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Cicero and the Renaissance: Philosophies & Influence

1. Cicero and the Renaissance: Philosophies & Influence

In this lesson, we will meet the Roman philosopher and statesman Cicero and discover the influence his writings had on Renaissance thinkers, writers, and politicians.

Humanism in the Renaissance: Recognizing the Beauty of the Individual

2. Humanism in the Renaissance: Recognizing the Beauty of the Individual

In this lesson, we will be discussing how humanism changed the idea of the individual from something sinful and controlled by the Church into something of great beauty and worth.

Renaissance Art: Artists, Paintings, Sculptures & Architecture

3. Renaissance Art: Artists, Paintings, Sculptures & Architecture

In this lesson, we will be discussing Renaissance art, focusing primarily on paintings, sculptures, and architecture. We will also be learning how humanism affected the art of this time period.

Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

4. Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

This lesson analyzes Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, an early classic of English literature. In it we will highlight Chaucer's criticism of social rank, the position of women, and Church corruption.

Leonardo da Vinci: Biography

5. Leonardo da Vinci: Biography

This lesson will focus on the life of Leonardo da Vinci. It will highlight his career as an artist, an inventor, a scientist and a student of the human form. It will also include many of his most famous works.

Biography of Raphael: Paintings, Architecture & Major Works

6. Biography of Raphael: Paintings, Architecture & Major Works

In this lesson, we will meet the Renaissance artist Raphael. We will examine his life, a few of his most famous paintings and his work in architecture.

Michelangelo: Biography and Works

7. Michelangelo: Biography and Works

This lesson will focus on the life and works of Michelangelo. It will discuss his life in Florence, his dealings with the Medici family, his sculpture 'David,' the Sistine Chapel and many other of his awe-inspiring works.

Annibale Carracci: Paintings & Drawings

8. Annibale Carracci: Paintings & Drawings

Some scholars have named Annibale Carracci as one of the most overlooked influential artists of all time. Read this lesson to learn more about the life, paintings, drawings, and influence of this fascinating artist.

Jan van Eyck: Biography, Technique & Portraits

9. Jan van Eyck: Biography, Technique & Portraits

Jan van Eyck was an influential painter of the Early Renaissance. In this lesson, we will discuss his life, innovative techniques, world-famous portraits and impact on the art world. At the end, test your knowledge with a quiz.

Johannes Vermeer: Biography & Paintings

10. Johannes Vermeer: Biography & Paintings

This lesson will explore the early life of Vermeer and will describe his style of painting. In addition, you will look closely at two of his famous works, all the while asking the same mysterious questions the experts ask to this day.

John Wycliffe: Biography, Facts & Quotes

11. John Wycliffe: Biography, Facts & Quotes

In this lesson, we will learn about John Wycliffe. We will examine his life, and learn why he is an important figure in history. We will also focus on his role as a Bible translator as well as review some of Wycliffe's quotes.

Merchant Class in the Renaissance: Definition & Overview

12. Merchant Class in the Renaissance: Definition & Overview

Learn how the merchant class grew in Europe, starting with the Crusades. Merchants during the Renaissance were rich and powerful, and heavily involved in the artistic and cultural achievements of the period.

Leonardo Da Vinci: Drawings, Sculptures & Inventions

13. Leonardo Da Vinci: Drawings, Sculptures & Inventions

Though his most famous work is a painting, Leonardo da Vinci's talents and interests seem to have had no end. The small handful of finished works we have by the artist are only a glimmer of the 4,000+ pages of sketches and notes he left behind. This lesson covers his exploits beyond his stunning paintings.

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