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Learning Exercise: The Medicis and the Renaissance

Title:
The Medicis and the Renaissance
Material:
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.
Course: Western Civilization

Info

Submitted by:
William Paquette
Date Last Modified:
June 27, 2006

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: none.

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Topics

Western Civilization
Renaissance

Requirements

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.