The Renaissance: 1500 - 1750 AD

Topics:

  1. The Renaissance in Europe
    http://www.renaissance.dm.net/compendium/index.html
    http://www.mrdowling.com/704renaissance.html
    http://www.learner.org/exhibits/renaissance/
    http://academic.brooklyn.cuny.edu/english/melani/cs6/ren.html

  2. Important cities of the Renaissance
    http://www.italydaily.it/Art_e_culture/Art_history/renaissance_cities.shtml

  3. Art of the Renaissance
    http://www.bc.edu/bc_org/avp/cas/fnart/art/ren_italy/ren_sculpture01.html
    http://witcombe.sbc.edu/ARTHLinks2.html
    http://www.nga.gov/collection/gallery/ita15.htm

  4. Music of the Renaissance
    http://anaigeon.free.fr/e_pren_mus.html
    http://www.medieval.org/emfaq/beginlst/renaiss.htm

  5. Literature of the Renaissance
    http://www.luminarium.org/renlit/
    http://www.accd.edu/sac/english/bailey/renaissa.htm

  6. Architecture of the Renaissance
    http://www.lib.virginia.edu/dic/colls/arh102
    http://web.kyoto-inet.or.jp/org/orion/eng/hst/renais.html

  7. The Reformation
    http://www.mun.ca/rels/hrollmann/reform/reform.html
    http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/sbook1y.html

  8. Changes in the Catholic Church during the Renaissance
    http://ragz-international.com/reformation_and_counter_reformat.htm

  9. The scientific revolution of the Renaissance
    http://njnj.essortment.com/whatwasscienti_rqdj.htm
    http://home.cwru.edu/~sjr16/pre20th_europe.html

  10. The impact of the printing press
    http://www.happychild.org.uk/acc/tpr/gtm/0105gute.htm
    http://www.bergen.org/AAST/Projects/Engineering_Graphics/_EG2000/Inkjet_Printer/historysub.html

  11. The rise in importance of mathematics
    http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/vatican/math.html
    http://www.roma.unisa.edu.au/07305/renmm.htm

  12. New views about the universe
    http://www.childrensmuseum.org/cosmicquest/fieldguide/astro_renaissance.html
    http://www.philosophypages.com/hy/3t.htm

  13. Advances in medicine in the Renaissance
    http://www.twingroves.district96.k12.il.us/Renaissance/Hospital/RenMedicine.html
    http://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/paracelsus/paracelsus_2.html

  14. The rise of trade in the Renaissance
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/society_culture/art/renaissance_europe_03.shtml
    http://www.cr.k12.ia.us/Renaissance/economy.htm

  15. Exploration and conquest during Renaissance years
    http://www.win.tue.nl/cs/fm/engels/discovery/index.html
    http://multimedia.esuhsd.org/2000/ed_project/135_web/studentprojects/ageexploration/

  16. The spice trade
    http://www.astaspice.org/history/frame_history.htm
    http://www.theepicentre.com/Spices/spicetrd.html

  17. New technologies of the Renaissance
    http://www.twingroves.district96.k12.il.us/Renaissance/University/Inventions/Inventions.html
    http://www.ttrotsky.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/tech/

  18. The Portuguese Empire
    http://www.ucalgary.ca/applied_history/tutor/eurvoya/portuguese.html
    http://www.win.tue.nl/cs/fm/engels/discovery/portemp.html

  19. The Spanish Empire
    http://mn.essortment.com/historyspanish_rrbw.htm
    http://www.sispain.org/english/history/rise.html

  20. The English settlers in the New World
    http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part1/1narr2.html
    http://www3.sympatico.ca/goweezer/canada/z16guy1.htm

  21. The exploitation of New World resources by the conquerors
    http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h436.html
    http://www.ucalgary.ca/applied_history/tutor/eurvoya/intro.html

  22. Absolute monarchies
    http://encyclopedia.thefreedictionary.com/absolute%20monarchy

  23. The Ottoman Empire
    http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/islam/history/turks.htm
    http://jeru.huji.ac.il/eh1.htm

  24. The Ming Dynasty/ The Qing Dynasty
    http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/prehistory/china/later_imperial_china/ming.html
    http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/china/history/ming.htm

  25. Religious wars
    http://www.teacheroz.com/renaissance.htm
    http://www.fsmitha.com/h3/h19-eu.html

  26. The powerful Tudors
    http://tudors.crispen.org/
    http://tudorhistory.org/

  27. The Safavid Empire in Persia
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/islam/history/safavid/index.shtml
    http://www.iranchamber.com/history/safavids/safavids.php

  28. Mughal India
    http://www.mughalgardens.org/html/home.html
    http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/southasia/History/Mughals/mughals.html

  29. Tokugawa or Edo Japan
    http://www.us-japan.org/edomatsu/
    http://www.cjn.or.jp/tokugawa/english/

  30. The rise of Russia
    http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/petergreat.html
    http://www.infoplease.com/spot/russiatime5.html

  31. North American colonies
    http://www.whc.neu.edu/prototype/06/br2n1.html
    http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13colonies1.htm

  32. The slave trade
    http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/slavery.htm
    http://hitchcock.itc.virginia.edu/Slavery/
    http://dpls.dacc.wisc.edu/slavedata/

  33. The Spanish Inquisition
    http://www.catholic.net/RCC/Periodicals/Dossier/1112-96/article2.html
    http://es.rice.edu/ES/humsoc/Galileo/Student_Work/Trial96/loftis/overview.html


People and Places:

  1. Machiavelli
    http://www.utm.edu/research/iep/m/machiave.htm
    http://www.lucidcafe.com/library/96may/machiavelli.html

  2. Ottoman Turks
    http://www.friesian.com/turkia.htm
    http://www.fsmitha.com/h3/h13tt.htm
    http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/islam/history/turks.htm

  3. The Medicis
    http://www.vanderbilt.edu/htdocs/Blair/Courses/MUSL242/f98/robing.htm
    http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/10120a.htm

  4. Leonardo da Vinci
    http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth/vinci/
    http://www.mos.org/sln/Leonardo/LeoHomePage.html

  5. King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella
    http://www.sonhex.dk/fandi.htm
    http://www.ctspanish.com/legends/isabella1.htm

  6. Martin Luther
    http://www.luther.de/e/
    http://www.iclnet.org/pub/resources/text/wittenberg/wittenberg-home.html

  7. Christopher Columbus
    http://www1.minn.net/~keithp/
    http://www.ibiblio.org/expo/1492.exhibit/c-Columbus/columbus.html

  8. Albrecht Dürer
    http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth/durer/
    http://www.boglewood.com/cornaro/xdurer.html

  9. Copernicus
    http://www-gap.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/Mathematicians/Copernicus.html
    http://www.blupete.com/Literature/Biographies/Science/Copernicus.htm

  10. Erasmus
    http://www.historyguide.org/intellect/erasmus.html
    http://www.tiscali.co.uk/reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0001206.html

  11. John Cabot
    http://www.heritage.nf.ca/exploration/cabot.html
    http://www.win.tue.nl/~engels/discovery/cabot.html

  12. Michelangelo
    http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth/michelangelo/
    http://www.michelangelo.com/buonarroti.html

  13. Amerigo Vespucci
    http://geography.about.com/library/weekly/aa050498.htm
    http://web.calstatela.edu/faculty/eviau/edit557/vespucci/

  14. Catherine of Aragon
    http://tudorhistory.org/aragon/
    http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/catherine_of_aragon.htm

  15. Henry VIII
    http://www.luminarium.org/renlit/tudor.htm
    http://www.royal.gov.uk/output/Page19.asp

  16. Sir Thomas More
    http://www.luminarium.org/renlit/tmore.htm

  17. Queen Mary I (or Mary Tudor)
    http://home.earthlink.net/~elisale/
    http://tudorhistory.org/mary/

  18. Charles V
    http://www.bartleby.com/65/ch/Charles5HRE.html
    http://www.umich.edu/~proflame/texts/mirror/carlos.html

  19. Ferdinand Magellan
    http://www.pacificislandtravel.com/books_and_maps/magellan.asp

  20. The Louvre
    http://www.louvre.fr/louvrea.htm
    http://www.greatbuildings.com/buildings/The_Louvre.html

  21. Protestants and Protestantisam
    http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/12495a.htm
    http://religion-cults.com/Christianity/Protestant/Branch-C-Protestant.htm

  22. Francois Rabelais
    http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/rabela.htm

  23. Anne Boleyn
    http://tudorhistory.org/boleyn/
    http://ingeb.org/songs/inthetow.html

  24. The Council of Trent
    http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/council_of_trent.htm
    http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/society/A0849364.html

  25. John Calvin
    http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/John_Calvin.htm
    http://www.ccel.org/c/calvin/

  26. The Hapsburgs
    http://www.geocities.com/historyofaustria/habsburgs.html
    http://ragz-international.com/hapsburgs.htm

  27. Queen Elizabeth I
    http://www.luminarium.org/renlit/eliza.htm
    http://www.elizabethi.org/

  28. Ivan the Terrible
    http://www.thebiographychannel.co.uk/new_site/biography.php?id=129&showgroup=394
    http://www.byu.edu/ipt/projects/middleages/People/IVAN.html

  29. Peter the Great
    http://www2.sptimes.com/Treasures/TC.2.3.6.html
    http://www.cityvision2000.com/history/peterthe.htm

  30. Suleyman the Magnificent
    http://www.osmanli700.gen.tr/english/sultans/10index.html
    http://www.byegm.gov.tr/yayinlarimiz/NEWSPOT/1997/2/N9.htm
    http://www.nationalgeographic.com/photography/galleries/suleyman/photo5.html

  31. Babur
    http://www.geocities.com/SoHo/Studios/8611/babur.html
    http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P053

  32. Akbar
    http://www.kamat.com/kalranga/mogul/akbar.htm
    http://www.hindunet.org/hindu_history/modern/akbar_vs.html

  33. Tokugawa Shogunate
    http://www.samurai-archives.com/wap.html

  34. Sir William Harvey
    http://www.pbs.org/wnet/redgold/innovators/bio_harvey.html
    http://www.blupete.com/Literature/Biographies/Science/Harvey.htm

  35. Rembrandt
    http://www.artchive.com/artchive/R/rembrandt.html
    http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth/rembrandt/

  36. Louis XIV - The Sun King
    http://www.royalty.nu/Europe/France/LouisXIV.html
    http://www.assumption.edu/HTML/Faculty/Gallo/Louis.html
    http://www.chateauversailles.fr/en/311_A_Day_with_the_Sun_King.php

  37. Versailles Palace
    http://www.chateauversailles.fr/en/311_A_Day_with_the_Sun_King.php
    http://www.castles.org/castles/Europe/Western_Europe/France/france6.htm

  38. The Thirty Years' War
    http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/thirty_years_war.htm
    http://www.pipeline.com/~cwa/TYWHome.htm

  39. James Watt
    http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/SCwatt.htm
    http://level2.phys.strath.ac.uk/ScienceOnStreets/jameswatt.html

  40. Sir Walter Raleigh
    http://www.luminarium.org/renlit/ralegh.htm

  41. Montezuma
    http://www.ancientworlds.net/aw/Post/104741
    http://home.echo-on.net/~smithda/montezuma2.html

  42. Aztecs
    http://www.pbs.org/conquistadors/cortes/cortes_a00.html
    http://montezumas.com.au/aztec.htm

  43. The Inca
    http://www.millville.org/Workshops_f/Acker_Inca/inca.htm
    http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/prehistory/latinamerica/south/cultures/inca.html

  44. Torquemada
    http://www.mcs.drexel.edu/~gbrandal/Illum_html/Torquemada.html

  45. Hernando Cortés
    http://www.pbs.org/kpbs/theborder/history/timeline/1.html
    http://www.bergen.org/AAST/Projects/Cortes/cortes.html

  46. Pizarro
    http://www.pbs.org/conquistadors/pizarro/pizarro_flat.html

  47. Hernando de Soto
    http://www.enchantedlearning.com/explorers/page/d/desoto.shtml
    http://multimedia.esuhsd.org/2000/ed_project/135_web/studentprojects/ageexploration/hernandodesoto.html

  48. The Mayflower
    http://www.mayflowerhistory.com/History/history.php
    http://pilgrims.net/plymouth/history/mayflower.html

  49. Jacques Cartiér
    http://www.civilization.ca/vmnf/explor/carti_e1.html
    http://collections.ic.gc.ca/stlauren/hist/hi_cartier.htm

  50. Globe Theater
    http://www.calvin.edu/academic/engl/346/proj/nathan/globe.htm
    http://www.allshakespeare.com/globe/images.shtml

  51. King James I
    http://www.luminarium.org/sevenlit/james/

  52. Pieter Bruegel
    http://www.artchive.com/artchive/B/bruegel.html
    http://www.abcgallery.com/B/bruegel/bruegel.html

  53. St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre
    http://www.reformation.org/bart.html
    http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1572stbarts.html

  54. William Shakespeare
    http://the-tech.mit.edu/Shakespeare/
    http://www.allshakespeare.com/bio/926

  55. Galileo
    http://galileo.rice.edu/science.html/index.html
    http://www-gap.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/Mathematicians/Galileo.html

  56. Sir Frances Drake
    http://www.mcn.org/2/oseeler/drake.htm
    http://www.mcn.org/2/oseeler/voy.htm
    http://www.legends.dm.net/pirates/drake.html

  57. Guy Fawkes
    http://www.lasalle.es/corrales/eso/webcal/guyfawkes/
    http://www.bonefire.org/guy/

  58. The Gregorian calendar
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gregorian_Calendar

  59. El Greco
    http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth/greco/
    http://www.artchive.com/artchive/E/el_greco.html

  60. Don Quixote
    http://quixote.mse.jhu.edu/
    http://www.online-literature.com/cervantes/don_quixote/

  61. Christopher Marlowe
    http://www.luminarium.org/renlit/marlowe.htm
    http://www.imagi-nation.com/moonstruck/clsc24.html

 

 

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