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FTCE Humanities: Philosophical & Religious Influences on Art - Chapter Summary
Taking a look through our lessons can help you re-acquaint yourself with the various philosophical and religious influences on art you will find on the exam. After reviewing the materials you will be able to answer questions about:
- Morality plays
- Funeral beliefs and practices
- Representation of spiritual beliefs in art
- Iconography of Pieter Bruegel the Elder
- Gothic architecture
- Death Be Not Proud
Completing this chapter isn't difficult because we've constructed our lessons in video format with accompanying transcripts, making learning fun and efficient. You can use our self-assessment quizzes to make sure you're retaining all the important material that will be on the exam. View these lessons from your computer, smart phone or even your tablet from anywhere you like.
1. Morality Plays: Definition & Examples
Has watching a movie ever taught you how to be a good person? Learn more about popular entertainment as a teaching tool in this lesson on morality plays, where you'll also get to see some examples of this often heavy-handed genre.
2. Funerary Beliefs, Practices & Temples in Ancient Egypt
In this lesson, you will explore the religious and funerary practices of the ancient Egyptians and discover how their architecture was influenced by these beliefs. Then, test your understanding with a brief quiz.
3. Representation of Spiritual Beliefs in the Art of the Ancient Near East
In this lesson, we will learn how the art of the ancient Near East expresses the spiritual beliefs of the people of that region. We will pay special attention to religious statuary and ziggurats.
4. Religious & Philosophical Influences on High Renaissance Art
In this lesson you will explore the role of religion and philosophy in the art of the High Renaissance, and discover how artists blended them together. Then, test your understanding with a brief quiz.
5. Iconography of Pieter Bruegel the Elder
In this lesson, you will explore the style and symbols used by the Dutch painter Pieter Bruegel the Elder. We'll investigate some of the hidden symbols found in his landscapes and daily life scenes.
6. Symbolic & Liturgical Meanings of Gothic Architecture
In a world of illiteracy, the art and architecture of the church was an important source of religious teaching. Learn how the various parts of the Gothic church helped remind people of their place within the world of medieval Christianity in this lesson.
7. Death Be Not Proud: Summary & Analysis
This lesson explains John Donne's sonnet 'Death Be Not Proud.' A summary of the poem is included in addition to a line-by-line analysis of the themes.
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- FTCE Humanities: Ancient Greek Art, Philosophy & Politics
- FTCE Humanities: Ancient Roman Art, Philosophy & Politics
- FTCE Humanities: Medieval Art & Philosophy
- FTCE Humanities: Medieval Political & Economic Systems
- FTCE Humanities: Renaissance Art & Philosophy
- FTCE Humanities: Art & Philosophy of the Baroque Period
- FTCE Humanities: Renaissance Political & Economic Systems
- FTCE Humanities: Reformation Art, Philosophy & Politics
- FTCE Humanities: Restoration Period Art, Philosophy & Politics
- FTCE Humanities: 18th Century Art, Philosophy & Politics
- FTCE Humanities: 19th Century Art, Philosophy & Politics
- FTCE Humanities: 20th Century Arts & Philosophy
- FTCE Humanities: 20th Century Political & Economic Systems
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- FTCE Humanities: World Influences on Western Culture
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- FTCE Humanities: Cultural Values & Artistic Styles
- FTCE Humanities: Evaluating the Arts
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- FTCE Humanities: Teaching to Diverse Learners
- FTCE Humanities: Evaluating Student Learning
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