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Ch 29: FTCE Humanities: Philosophical & Religious Influences on Art

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Make sure you are ready for material on the FTCE Humanities exam by using our lively and engaging video and quiz materials. This chapter can help you make the best use of your time reviewing philosophical and religious influences on art.

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.

7 Lessons in Chapter 29: FTCE Humanities: Philosophical & Religious Influences on Art
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Morality Plays: Definition & Examples

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.

Funerary Beliefs, Practices & Temples in Ancient Egypt

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.

Representation of Spiritual Beliefs in the Art of the Ancient Near East

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.

Religious & Philosophical Influences on High Renaissance Art

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.

Iconography of Pieter Bruegel the Elder

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.

Symbolic & Liturgical Meanings of Gothic Architecture

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.

Death Be Not Proud: Summary & Analysis

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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