Renaissance: Geniuses & Gifts
Course #: EDUC_715W
Semester Credits: 3
No period of history can boast of greater beauty of mind and spirit than the Renaissance. It is a period of history that gives us Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael, Shakespeare, Chaucer, the Medici family, Columbus, Vespucci, Gutenberg, Copernicus, Kepler, and Galileo. Through this course, you are transported back in time where you experience first-hand the contributions of those incredible men while gaining further insight into the entire ‘rebirth’ experience from an artistic, historic, and scientific perspective.
Through outstanding research by the Renaissance scholars, gain an intimate insight into this most glorious and unique time in history when man attempted to imitate the classical models of Ancient Greece and Rome. The book, Renaissance, is written by award-winning British author, Andrew Graham-Dixon. Through beautifully illustrated pages, Mr. Graham-Dixon offers a unique vision of the Renaissance as he takes a fresh look at this true ‘age of genius;’ including his numerous challenges of its many myths and misconceptions. Through these creative historical, artistic, and scientific presentations and analyses, you will gain a true appreciation and understanding of this cherished civilization. This journey is explored with such vibrancy that you will be anxious to share these moments of great passion and genius with your students.
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