HUMN 2111

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Humanities I

A study of principal Western Art styles from the Ancient World through the Renaissance


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CHAPTER 2: THE RISE OF GREECE and CHAPTER 3: CLASSICAL GREECE AND THE HELLENISTIC PERIOD

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Titans and Olympians

Battle of Thermopylae

Allegory of the Cave

Classicism -- The Greek Legacy

Hesiod: Theogony (Reading)

Plato: The Republic – Allegory of the Cave. (Reading)

5 Ancient Acts of War that Changed the Face of the Earth (Reading)

Warcraft

300 (film)

Matrix (film)

 

CHAPTER 4: ROME

Chapter 4

Cicero: De amicitia (On Friendship) Reading

7 Books We Lost ... (Reading)

5 Ridiculous Lies ... (Reading)

7 Modern Conveniences ... (Reading)

De Amicitia Study Guide

Gladiator (film)

Power and Glory of Rome

Roman History Timeline

 

CHAPTER 5: THE RISE OF THE BIBLICAL TRADITION

Chapter 5

The Sermon on the Mount: Matthew 5-7:27 (Reading)

Sermon on the Mount Study Guide

5 Ridiculous Ancient Beliefs ... (Reading)

 

CHAPTER 6: EARLY CHRISTIANITY: RAVENNA AND BYZANTIUM

Chapter 6

Boethius: The Consolation of Philosophy (Reading)

The Council of Nicaea

 

CHAPTER 7: ISLAM

Chapter 7

The Koran (Sura 5) (Reading)

Abrahamic Religions Pretest

Islam Timeline

 

CHAPTER 8: THE RISE OF MEDIEVAL CULTURE

Chapter 8

Song of Roland SG

Song of Roland excerpts (Reading)

5 Shockingly Progressive Ideas ... (Reading)

 

CHAPTER 9: THE HIGH MIDDLE AGES

Chapter 9

Goliardic Verse

Courtly Love

Chivalry

Medieval Legend of Tristan and Isolde

Tristan and Isolde (film)

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

 

CHAPTER 10: THE FOURTEENTH CENTURY—A TIME
OF TRANSITION
 

Chapter 10

5 Ridiculous Myths You Probably Believe about the Dark Ages

6 Ridiculous Myths About the Middle Ages Everyone Believes

Dante Alighieri: Divine Comedy, Inferno (Readings)

Chaucer: The Canterbury Tales, The Prioress's Tale  (Reading)

The Name of the Rose (film)

Inferno Study Guide

CHAPTER 11: THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY

Chapter 11

Mirandola: Oration on the Dignity of Man  (Reading)

Erasmus: Praise of Folly (Reading)

 

CHAPTER 12: THE HIGH RENAISSANCE AND
MANNERISM IN ITALY
Chapter 12

Rome Reborn: The Vatican Library & Renaissance Culture

Life of Leonardo da Vinci (Reading)

Life of Michelangelo (Reading)

Machiavelli: The Prince excerpt (Reading)

 

CHAPTER 13: THE HIGH RENAISSANCE IN THE NORTH

Chapter 13

Othello (film)

Hamlet (film)

 

Misc.

Liberal Arts and Humanism


Movies

Movie Guide

Movie Worksheet (blank)

Movie Worksheet (Gladiator) -- example of how to fill out a movie worksheet


Art Galleries

Italian Renaissance: Michelangelo, Raphael, Leonard, and Titian

The First Phase: Masaccio, Ghiberti, Brunelleschi

Classicism

Battle of Thermopylae

Ara Pacis Augustae

CHAPTER 6: EARLY CHRISTIANITY: RAVENNA AND BYZANTIUM

CHAPTER 7: ISLAM

CHAPTER 8: THE RISE OF MEDIEVAL CULTURE

CHAPTER 9: THE HIGH MIDDLE AGES

CHAPTER 10: THE FOURTEENTH CENTURY—A TIME
OF TRANSITION