Back to learning exercises hit list
Search all MERLOT
Click here to go to your profile
Select to go to your workspace
Click here to go to your Dashboard Report
Click here to go to your Content Builder
Click here to log out
Search Terms
Enter username
Enter password
Please give at least one keyword of at least three characters for the search to work with. The more keywords you give, the better the search will work for you.
select OK to launch help window
cancel help



Learning Exercise

Material: Medicis. Godfathers of the Renaissance
Submitted by: William Paquette on Jun 27, 2006
Date Last Modified: Jun 27, 2006
Title: The Medicis and the Renaissance
Description: The creative time known as the Renaissance flourished in Florence under the leadership of the Medicis. This site examines the artistic, cultural, and political contributions of the Medici to Florence, Italy, and Europe.
Time Required 3-5 hours.
Topics: Western Civilization
Course: Western Civilization
Prerequisites Skills: Computer skills.
Learning Objectives: To acquaint students with the great art and architecture of the Florentine Renaissance.
To acquaint students with the contributions of the Medici to Florence, to the Renaissance, and to Europe.
Technical Notes: None.
Text of Learning Exercise: Instructions: Write a paper of 8-10 pages using the information on this website. Select a paper topic from one of the following: 1)Name the artists, describe their artistic contributions and explain how they flourished under the patronage of the Medicis; 2) Describe in detail how the Medici influenced and shaped the Renaissance; 3) Did the political and religious controversy surrounding the Medicis harm or help add to Florence's greatness?
Additional Information URL: none.
Bookmark and Share