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- Cicero and the Renaissance
- Humanism in the Renaissance
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- Canterbury Tales
- Leonardo Da Vinci's biography
- Raphael's major works
- Michelangelo's works
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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