Week 5-6

Leonardo da Vinci Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) was a painter, architect, inventor, and student of all things scientific. His natural genius crossed so many disciplines that he epitomized the term “Renaissance man.” Today he remains best known for his art, including...

Week 3-4

Gutenberg – German inventor Johannes Gutenberg developed a method of movable type and used it to create one of the Western world’s first major printed books, the “Forty-Two-Line” Bible. Process – link to Gutenberg process of printing. Early...

CHARLEMAGNE’S EARLY YEARS to BLACKLETTER GOTHIC STYLE

CHARLEMAGNE’S EARLY YEARS Charlemagne was born around 742, the son of Bertrada of Laon (d.783) and Pepin the Short (d.768), who became king of the Franks in 751. Charlemagne’s exact birthplace is unknown, although historians have suggested Liege in present-day Belgium...

Week 1-2

Lascaux cave paintings https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/lascaux-cave-paintings-discovered   Hieroglyphics http://www.ancient-egypt-online.com/ancient-egyptian-hieroglyphics.html Petroglyphs https://www.nps.gov/petr/learn/historyculture/what.htm  ...
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