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School District #71 - eLibrary
The Renaissance
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Readability levels = easiest, = at approximate grade level, = advanced, = most difficult.
 
Table of Contents
  1. Building a Base of Knowledge   -7. Trade Routes and the Spice Trade
  -----Historical Background---Timeline---Wars---Geography---Legacy   -------Trade Routes---The Spice Trade
  2. Daily Life   -8. Inventors and their Inventions
  -----Daily Life ---Family---Social Class---Education---Clothing---Health and Medicine   -------Science---People---Printing---Telescope---Where & When---Ships---Arms & Armour
  3. Farming and Food   -9. Art, Artists, Literature, and Music
  -----Farming---Food   -------Art---Artists---Literature and Theatre---Music
  4. Religion   10. Videos, Images, and Podcasts
  -----The Churches---The Reformation----The Counter-Reformation   -------Videos---Images---Podcasts
  5. Western European Powers (alphabetical order)   11. WebQuests and Fun Activities
  -----England---France---Italy and the City States---Spain   -------WebQuests and Fun
  -6. Exploration and Conquest (countries by timeline)   12. Miscellaneous Resources
  -------Overview---Portugal---Spain---England---France---The Dutch   -------Doing Research---Translate---Misc.---Folktales and Stories
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1. General Description and Some Historical Events
Readability
Historical Background
1. Overview of the Renaissance (learner.org)
2. Renaissance (simple.wikipedia.org)
3. The Renaissance #1 (mrdowling.com)
4. The Renaissance #2 ( (Ithica City School District, NY, USA)
5. The Renaissance #3 (encarta.msn.com)
6. Ancient Greece, Carthage and Rome: PowerPoint presentation (Mrs. Bradley, Ker H.S., Texas Education Network, USA)
7. Humanism drives the Renaissance (Library of Congress, USA)
8. Characteristics of the Renaissance (wikipedia.org)
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Timelines
1. European timeline 1450-1750 (Rice University)
2. British History timeline (bbc.co.uk)
3. The Renaissance: timeline and some key events (Killeen Independent School District)
4. Turning points (pbs.org)
5. Renaissance timeline (timelineindex.com)
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Wars and conflict
1. The Hundred Years War: PowerPoint presentation (Ms. Pojer - Horace Greeley HS, NY, USA)
2. The Hundred Years War: Overview (Ohio State University)

3. The Hundred Years' War: final phase (Societe de l'Oriflamme, France)

4. Hundred Years' War (answers.com)

5. Battle of Agincourt
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6. The Fall of Constantinople: 1453 (afgen.com)
7. The Fall of Constantinople (thenagain.info)

8. Battle of Lepanto 1571 (trivia-library.com)

9. The naval battle of Lepanto (answers.com)
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10. The defeat of the Spanish Armada (historybuff.com)
11. The Spanish Armada (bbc.co.uk)
12. The Thirty Years War timeline (timelines.info)
13. The Thirty Years War (pipline.com)
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Geography
1. Europe in the year 1500 and in 1600 and in 1700 (euraatlas.com)
2. Renaissance Europe (Pearson Education)
3. Modern European relief map (University of Texas)
4. Europe physical geography (University of North Carolina)
5. Public schools historical atlas: links page (University of Texas)
6. A history of European mapmaking (bbc.co.uk)
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. TOP Legacy
1. What is a legacy? (simple.wikipedia.org)
2. Legacy of the Renaissance (encarta.msn.com)
3. Renaissance legacy (pbs.org)
4. Economics (Boise State University, Idaho, USA)
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2. Daily Life
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1. Renaissance society (University of Victoria)
2. Village life (medieval-life.net)
3. Towns (Boise State University, Idaho, USA)
4. Daily life, in a Scottish Town (bbc.co.uk)
5. City life (medieval-life.net)
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. TOP Family
1. Family Life during the Renaissance (Lorri Mealey)
2. Children in the Renaissance (thinkquest.org)
3. Women in the Renaissance (thinkquest.org)
4. Life of women in Tudor England (tudors.crispen.org)
5. Some careers and occupations (renaissance.duelingmodems.com)
6. Going the to Globe Theatre (Nebo School District, Spanish Fork, UT, USA)
7. Recreation (renaissance.dm.net)
8. Country fairs (University of Victoria)
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9. Medieval and renaissance games (Kansas University Medical Center)
10. Running upper class households in England (renaissance.duelingmodems.com)
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Social Class
1. Social classes #1 (mrdowling.com)
2. Social classes #2 (Le Poulet Gauche)
3. The growth of a middle class (learner.org)
4. Society and the population crisis (Boise State University, Idaho, USA)
5. Titles and forms of address in England (renaissance.duelingmodems.com)
6. An Italian study or studiolo (Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, USA)
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Education
1. What every schoolboy knows (elizabethan.org)
2. Educating Shakespeare (Guild School Association, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK)
3. Medieval and Renaissance traditions: the education of women (California State University, USA)
4. Mount Joy Schoole of Boys (Twin Groves School District, IL, USA)
5. Education of Women (albertrabil.com)
6. Education during the Renaissance (encarta.msn.com)
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Clothing
1. How cloth was made (birkshirehistory.com)
2. Clothing (lepg.org)
3. Medieval and Renaissance costume (marquise.de)
4. Clothing from the 15th and 16th Centuries #1 (Southern Illinois University)
5. Clothing from the 15th and 16th Centuries #2 (Southern Illinois University)
6. Clothing from the 16th Century (Southern Illinois University)
7. Historical needlework from the 15th Century (medieval.webcon.net.au)
8. Historical needlework from the 16th Century (medieval.webcon.net.au)
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Health and Medicine
1. Diseases during the Middle Ages (medieval-life.net)
2. Medieval diseases (labelle.org)
3. The Renaissance (knowitall.org)
4. Visit a Renaissance hospital (Twin Groves School District, Illinois USA)
5. History of Medicine - Arab Medicines (abpischools.org.uk)
6. History of Medicine - 1400-1700 (abpischools.org.uk)
7. The bubonic plague (mrdowling.com)
8. The Black Death (bbc.co.uk)
9. Black Death video clip: requires RealPlayer (bbc.co.uk)
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3. Farming and Food
Farming
1. The farming year (historyonthenet.com)
2. UK countryside history 1100 AD or 1300 AD or 1400 AD or 1600 AD includes animation - full movie is slow to load (ukagriculture.com)
3. The rural economy (bookrags.com)
4. The urban economy (bookrags.com)
5. European farming to 1800s (historylink101.com)
6. Medieval/Renaissance agriculture lecture 20 or as PowerPoint or as video (Purdue University)
7. Medieval/Renaissance agriculture lecture 21 or as PowerPoint or as video (Purdue University)
8. Medieval/Renaissance agriculture lecture 28 or as PowerPoint or as video (Purdue University)
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Food
1. Food and lifestyle in Elizabethan England (renaissance.duelingmodems.com)
2. Foods in Elizabethan England (renaissance.duelingmodems.com)
3. Country versus City - food in early modern England (Duke University, USA)
4. Food and drink (Boke of gode cookery)
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5. Medieval and Renaissance food: meta list of additional resources
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4. Religion
The Churches
1. Medieval religion (historyforkids.org)
2. The Catholic Church (learner.org)
3. Middle Ages religion (middle-ages.org.uk)
4. Role of the Catholic Church (Highlands Ranch High School, Colorado, USA)
5. Religion - offices and doctrine (Boise State University, Idaho, USA)
6. The Papacy in the late Middle Ages (Boise State University, Idaho, USA)
7. The Catholic church (renaissance.duelingmodems.com)
8. The Church of England (renaissance.duelingmodems.com)
9. The Calvinists (renaissance.duelingmodems.com)
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10. Nuns (Minnesota State University, USA)
11. Religious life for women (monasticmatrix.org)
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The Reformation
1. Protestant Reformation (simple.wikipedia.org)
2. Overview of the Reformation #1
3. Overview of the Reformation #2 (bbc.co.uk)
4. Overview of the Reformation #3 (California State University)
5. Martin Luther #1 (University of Victoria, Canada)
6. Martin Luther #2 (Highlands Ranch High School, Colorado, USA)
7. The Reformation Guide (Michigan State University, USA)
8. The Reformation (Le Poulet Gauche, France)
9. The wars of religion (Washington State University, USA)
10. Heresy (Boise State University, Idaho, USA)
11. Martin Luther - "Driven to Definance" (PBS on YouTube)
12. Martin Luther - "Reluctant Revolutionary" (PBS on YouTube)
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The Counter Reformation
1. Counter-Reformation #1 (simple.wikipedia.org)
2. The Counter Reformation #2 (pbs.org)
3. The Counter Reformation #3 (Washington State University, USA)
4. The Inquisition #1 (thenazareneway.com)
5. The Inquisition (Rice University, TX, USA)
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5. Western European Powers
(Alphabetical Order)
England
1. The Tudors (tudorbritain.org)
2. Kings and Queens of England - The Tudors (Queen Elizabeth the II offical site, UK)
3. Tudor England 1485-1603 (englishhistory.net)
4. England: King Henry VIII #1 (bbc.co.uk)
5. England: King Henry VIII #2 (tudorhistory.org)
6. England: Mary, Queen of Scots (englishhistory.net)
7. England: Mary, Queen of Scots (bbc.co.uk)
8. England: Elizabeth I #1 (english-heritage.org)
9. England: Elizabeth I #2 (bbc.co.uk)
10. England: Elizabeth I #3 (bbc.co.uk)
11. Elizabeth I: England (luminarium.org)
12. Crime and punishment in Elizabethan England (eyewitnesstohistory.com)
13. An audience with Queen Elizabeth I (eyewitnesstohistory.com)
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France
1. France from 1461-1515 (historylearningsite.co.uk)
2. France, 1400-1600 A.D. (Metropolitan Museum of Art, USA)
3. Who's who in 16th Century France (Le Poulet Gauche, France)
4. France in the 16th Century (Le Poulet Gauche, France)
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Italy and the City States
1. City-states in Italy (mrdowling.com)
2. The Medici's (mrdowling.com)
3. The Medici family (Rice University, TX, USA)
4. Catherine de' Medici (historylearningsite.co.uk)
5. Catherine de' Medici (Catholic Encyclopedia)
6. Isabella d'Este (City of Mantova, Italy)
7. Isabella d'Este (1474-1539) (www.gicas.net)
8. Isabella d'Este - First Lady of the Renaissance
9. Niccolo Machiavelli #1 (mrdowling.com)
10. Niccolo Machiavelli #2 (bartleby.com)
11. Niccolo Machiavelli: the Prince : full text and free audio download (booksshouldbefree.com)
   
12. The Medici - "Birth of a Dynasty" (PBS on YouTube)
13. The Medici - "The Magnificent Medici" (PBS on YouTube)
14. The Medici - "The Medici Pope" (PBS on YouTube)
15. The Medici - "Power vs. Truth" (PBS on YouTube)
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Spain
1. Isabella and Ferdinand (inforplease.com)
2. Queen Isabella of Castile: Spain (Catholic Encyclopedia)
3. Philip II: Spain (simple.wikipedia.org)
4. Philip II: Spain (historylearningsite.co.uk)
5. Philip II: Spain (Catholic Encyclopedia)
6. The Spanish Armada (schoolhistory.org.uk)
7. The Spanish Armada (historylearningsite.co.uk)
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6. European Exploration and Colonial Conquest
(Countries by Period of Time)
Overview
1. Early European exploration (mrdowling.com)
2. Exploration and trade (learner.org)
3. Become a spice trader (learner.org)
4. Why Europeans explored (thinkquest.org)
5. The Age of Discovery (American Spice Trade Association)
6. Christopher Columbus voyage to circle the world (University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada)
7. Predominant winds and explorers' routes (University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada)
8. Age of European Exploration: PowerPoint presentation (Shannon Duffy, Loyola University, Louisiana, USA)
9. Exploration and religion (University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada)
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Countries: Portugal
1. Prince Henry the Navigator (mrdowling.com)
2. Prince Henry the Navigator and the lure of trade (University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada)
3. The sea-route to India: Diaz and De Gama (University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada)
4. Vasco Da Gama 1498 (thenagain.info)
5. Early voyages to the Far East (University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada)
6. Ferdinand Magellan (mrdowling.com)
7. Magellan circumnavigates the globe: 1519 (University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada)
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Countries: Spain
1. Imperial Spain (University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada))
2. Christopher Columbus (mrdowling.com)
3. Columbus 1492 #1 (University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada)
4. Columbus 1492 #2 (University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada)
5. Columbus 1492 #3 (The Mariners' Museum)
6. The Spanish Conquistadors (University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada)
7. Conquest of the Aztecs (thenagain.com)
8. Conquest of the Aztecs: Cortes #2 (University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada)
9. Conquest of the Incas: Pizarro (University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada)
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Treaty of Tordesillas
1. Treaty between Spain and Portugal (thenagain.info)
2. Treaty between Spain and Portugal dividing the world for exploration and colonization (Yale University)
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Countries: England
1. John Cabot #1 for more info click Next at bottom right (Government of Canada)
2. John Cabot #2 (Memorial University, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada)
3. John and Sebastian Cabot (mariner.org)
4. Sir Francis Drake #1 (sirfrancisdrakehistory.net)
5. Sir Francis Drake #2 (National Maritime Museum, UK)
6. Sir Francis Drake and Comox, B.C. (Courtenay and District Museum)
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Countries: France
1. Cartier, Champlain, and La Salle (The Mariners' Museum)
2. Cartier #1 (Canadian Museum of Civilization)
3. Cartier #2 (Government of Canada)
4. Champlain #1 (Canadian Museum of Civilization)
5. Champlain #2 (Government of Canada)
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Countries: The Dutch
1. Dutch maritime ventures (duyfken.com)
2. Dutch exploration and conquest (American Spice Trade Association)
3. Dutch East India Company (answers.com)
4. Cornelius Houtman (wikipedia.org)
5. The Dutch ship Duyfken (duyfken.com)
6. The Dutch East India Company: includes text, audio, and video (gresham.ac.uk)
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7. Trade Routes and the Spice Trade
Trade Routes
1. Exploration and trade (learner.org)
2. Mediaeval commerce: map (University of Texas, USA)
3. Renaissance trade routes: map (mrorr.org)

4. Commerce of Christendom: map (University of Texas, USA)

5. Aminated hero classics - Marco Polo: 29 minute video requires password (unitedstreaming.com)
6. Marco Polo (mrdowling.com)
7. Camels and caravans (University of Calgary)
8. Formal roads (University of Calgary)
9. The Silk Road (mrdowling.com)
10. Silk Road: how ideas travel (travelchinaguide.com)
11. Travel by ship (University of Calgary)
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Kinds of Trade
1. Spices of antiquity (American Spice Trade Association)
2. Spices and history: text or PowerPoint (Purdue University, USA)
3. Portugal enters the Indian Ocean (University of Calgary)
4. European settlements in India 1501-1739 (wikipedia.org)
5. Port cities - London in the 16th Century (postcities.org.uk)
6. Sugar and the Canary Islands (University of Calgary)
7. Africa and the Atlantic slave trade (National Archieves, UK)
8. The sugar and slave trades (University of Calgary)
9. The fishing trade in the 16th Century (Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada)
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8. Inventors and Their Inventions
The Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment
1. The dawn of a new age (mrdowling.com)
2. The Enlightenment (mrdowling.com)
3. The Enlightenment (Highlands Ranch High School, Colorado, USA)
4. Towards a new worldview-the Englightenment: PowerPoint presentation (Eureka College, IL, USA)
5. The Scientific Revolution-Introduction (Boise State University, Idaho, USA)
6. The Scientific Revolution (wikipedia.org)
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The People
1. Copernicus (mrdowling.com)
2. Nicolaus Copernicus (encarta.msn.com)
3. Copernican model: a sun-centered solar system (Ohio State University, USA)
4. The Copernican Revolution timeline and links page (Sonoma State University, USA)
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5. Rene Descartes #1 (bartleby.com)
6. Rene Descartes #2 (encarta.msn.com)
7. Descartes (www.lucidcafe.com)
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8. Aminated hero classics - Galileo: 29 minute video requires password (unitedstreaming.com)
9. Galileo (mrdowling.com)
10. Galileo Galilei (Rice University,TX, USA)
11. Galileo Galilei (bbc.co.uk)
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12. Mercator: mapmaker (yesnet.yk.ca)
13. Mercator (mathsforeurope.digibel.be)
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14. Johann Gutenberg: the printing press (mrdowling.com)
15. Johannes Gutenberg #1 (encarta.msn.com)
16. Johannes Gutenberg #2 (simple.wikipedia.org)
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Printing
1. Printing and thinking (learner.org)
2. From manuscript to printing (University of Wisconsin, USA)
3. Impact of the printing press (University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada)
4. Effect on culture (jchilders.com)
5. The Gutenberg Bible (British Library)
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The Telescope
1. The telescope (Rice University,TX, USA)
2. Galileo and the telescope (about.com)
3. Galileo (education.yahoo.com)
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When and Where
1. Gregorian calendar (Drew Larson)
2. Definitions of our year (webexhibits.org)
3. Julian calendar (ana.lmsal.com)
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4. Navigation tools of the Renaissance
5. Mariner's magnetic compass (www.rootsweb.com)
6. Using latitude to navigate (Rice University, TX, USA)
7. What is latitude and longitude? (nationalatlas.gov)
8. A revolution in timekeeping (about.com)
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European Ships
1. How sailing changed (Rice University, TX, USA)
2. Renaissance ships and navigation (The Australian National University, Australia)

3. The development of the square-rigged ship (greatgridlock.net)

4. Columbus' ship: The Nina (The Columbus Foundation)
5. Columbus: the first voyage video - slow to load (Encyclopedia Britannica)
6. Sailing with Columbus (The Mariners' Museum)
7. Spanish treasure ships: galleons #1 (Miami Museum of Science)
8. Spanish treasure ships: galleons #2 (all-kids.us)
9. The Mary Rose (maryrose.org)
10. Explore the Mary Rose (maryrose.org)
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Arms and Armour
1. Arms and armour (Metropolitan Museum, New York)
2. Arms and armour production (Metropolitan Museum, New York)
3. The geometry of war 1570-1750 (University of Oxford, England)
4. 15th Century gunpowder weapons (Societe de l'Oriflamme, France)
5. Renaissance martial arts manuals (Association for Renaissance Martial Arts)
6. Brief overview of nine inventions (Twin Groves School District, Illinois USA)
7. Inventions by Century (about.com)
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9. Art, Artists, Literature, and Music
Art
1. Renaissance art (mrdowling.com)
2. Middle Ages and Renaissance Art: slide show (Killeen Independent School District)
3. Renaissance connection (Allentown Art Museum)
4. Web Gallery of Art (www.wga.hu)
5. Italian Renaissance Art & Architecture: PowerPoint presentation (Susan M. Pojer, Horace Greeley HS, Chappaqua, NY, USA)
6. The Art of the Northern Renaissance: PowerPoint presentation (Susan M. Pojer, Horace Greeley HS, Chappaqua, NY, USA)
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7. Italian painting 15th Century (National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC)
8. Tapestries (Metropolitan Museum, New York)
9. Stained glass windows (Esslingen am Neckar, Germany)
10. Examples of stained glass windows (California State University, USA)
11. Bronzes: video select "Casting Bronzes" from left-hand column (Getty Museum, USA)
12. Lost wax technique: video select "DeVries" from left-hand column (Getty Museum, USA)
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Artists
1. List of Renaissance artists (WebMuseum, Paris)
2. Aminated hero classics - Leonardo da Vinci: 29 minute video requires password (unitedstreaming.com)
3. Leonardo da Vinci: 1452-1519 (WebMuseum, Paris)
4. Leonardo da Vinci (Web Gallery of Art)
5. Leonardo da Vinci (Italian National Museum of Science and Technology)
6. Leonardo da Vinci (Museo Leonardiano di Vinci - Italy)
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7. Botticelli 1446-1497 (WebMuseum, Paris)
8. Botticelli, Sandro (Web Gallery of Art)
9. Michelangelo 1457-1564 (WebMuseum, Paris)
10. Michelangelo (Web Gallery of Art)
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11. Raphael 1483-1520 (WebMuseum, Paris)
12. Raffaello Sanzio (Web Gallery of Art)
13. Titian 1488-1576 (WebMuseum, Paris)
14. Tiziano Vecellio (Web Gallery of Art)
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Shakespeare and English Literature
1. The history of the Globe Theatre (Twin Groves School District, Illinois USA)
2. In search of Shakespeare (BBC)
3. Shakespeare life and times (University of Victoria, Canada)
4. William Shakespeare: a timeline (Chula Vista Junior High School, California)
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5. Shakespeare PowerPoints: check all of these out (pppst.com)
6. William Shakespeare - collected works (University of Adelaide e-library, Australia)
7. 16th Century English literature (luminarium.org)
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Music
1. Renaissance 1450-1600 (www.essentialsofmusic.com)
2. Renaissance composers (www.classical.net)
3. Music and dance of the period (www.bcpl.net)
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10. Videos, Images, and Podcasts
Videos
1. The Renaissance in Western History (University of California, USA)
2. New Worlds, New Peoples, New Goods (University of California, USA)
3. Tudor England - virtual reality house (National Archieves, UK)
4. Late Middle Ages and Renaissance videos: scroll down to 22-34 requires sign up and login in - highly recommended (learner.org)
5. Engineering an Empire - Da Vinci's World: video trailer for tv show (thehistorychannel.co.uk)
6. The Black Adder: comedy video clips (bbc.com)
7. Elizabeth (youtube.com)
8. Elizabeth - trailer (youtube.com)
9. Elizabeth - the golden age - trailer (youtube.com)
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Images
Renaissance images, art, and architecture (monasticmatrix.org)
Medieval woodcuts clip art (www.godecookery.com)
Medieval/Renaissance food clip art collection
3d reconstructions: requires vrml plug-in (btinternet.com)
16th Century Welsh buildings (National Library of Wales)
A-Z of British medieval buildings (btinternet.com)
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Podcasts
Knights Templar (Military History podcast)
Gustavus Adolphus II - the Lion of the North (Military History Podcast)
TudorCast (tudorhistory.org)
Smarthistory (smarthistory.org)
The Lutecast (Yahoo Podcast)
Renaissance Festival podcasts - episodes 1-66: mostly music featured (Yahoo Podcasts)
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11. WebQuests and Fun Activities
WebQuests
1. A journey through the Renaissance (Think Quest)
http://www.42explore2.com/renaissance.htm pic this apart
2. Renaissance intellectuals (Ganada Central School District)
3. Romeo and Juliet webquest (Cherokee High School, Marlton, NJ, USA)
4. An adventure to the New World (Schools of California Online, USA)
5. Shakespeare's world: then and now (monasticmatrix.org)
6. Renaissance art webquest (Pekin Community High School, Illinois USA)
7. The Da Vinci Code (randomhouse.com)
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Fun
1. Joust (tudorbritain.org)
2. Become a spice trader (learner.org)
3. Elizabethan spying game: requires flash (bbc.co.uk)
4. Leonardo's workshop (www.sanford-artedventures.com)
5. Renaissance insults (askbarfy.com)
6. Battlefield Academy (bbc.co.uk)
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12. Miscellaneous Resouces
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Doing Research
1. How to do research: the CMS approach see left side of page (Avi Luxenburg, Comox Valley School District, BC, Canada)
2. The Research Process (Oregon School Library Information System, USA)
3. Why should we study history? (schoolhistory.co, U.K.)
4. Primary vs. secondary sources (Bowling Green State University, Ohio, USA)
5. A student's guide to the study of history (historyguide.org)
6. How to do history (bbc.co.uk)
7. Archaeology - excavations and techniques (bbc.co.uk)
8. Learn about the impact of conquests (bbc.co.uk)
9. Family histories (bbc.co.uk)
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10. Sentences (actden.com)
11. Writing paragraphs (actden.com)
12. Writing essays (actden.com)
13. Guide to writing a basic essay (Kathy Livingston)
14. Turning Microsoft Word into a talking word processor (Paul Hamilton, SETBC)
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Translate . Traduisez . Traduzca . 翻译 . ترجم
1. Babel Fish translation (altavista.com)
2. Google Translate (google.com)
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Misc.
1. Alphabetical list of historical figures (bbc.co.uk)
2. Renaissance meta site #1 (renaissance.dm.net)
3. Florence, Italy meta site #1 (www.meg.it)
4. Tower of London (toweroflondontour.com)
5. Paper soldiers for Junior Generals (juniorgeneral.org)
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Folktales, Stories and Histories
1. Czechoslovak Fairy Tales (by Parker Filmore, found at The Baldwin Project)
2. Dutch Fairy Tales (by William E. Griffis, found at The Baldwin Project)
3. The Netherlands (by Mary Macgregor, found at The Baldwin Project)
4. History of Holland audio and e-book written by George Edmundson (booksshouldbefree.com)
5. Peter of New Amsterdam (New York) (by James Otis, found at The Baldwin Project)
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6. France - a history (by John Finnemore, found at The Baldwin Project)
7. Historical tales of France (by Charles Morris, found at The Baldwin Project)
8. Germany - a history (by Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall, found at The Baldwin Project)
9. Stories from Wagner (by C. E. Smith, found at The Baldwin Project)
10. Stories from Dante - Italy (by Mary Macgregor, found at The Baldwin Project)
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11. Historical tales of Russia (by Charles Morris, found at The Baldwin Project)
12. Scotland's story (by Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall, found at The Baldwin Project)
13. Stories of William Tell of Switzerland (by Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall, found at The Baldwin Project)
14. Old time tales (by Lawton B. Evans, found at The Baldwin Project)
15. Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes (University of Adelaide e-library, Australia)
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Created by Stewart Savard March 2005. Revised, with suggestions from Debbie Long, April 2006. Updated April 2008. All rights to "look and feel" reserved.
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Readability levels = easiest, = at approximate grade level, = advanced, = most difficult.