Year for PriestsYear for Priests
Christ and His Church as ordained priests. There are Popes, Bishops, Missionaries, Monks, Martyrs and Parish Priests. Each served as a living Icon of Christ
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Renaissance Art DescriptionsRenaissance Art Descriptions
Art from this period celebrates the beauty of the human form and frequently depicts nude subjects. It strives for realistic proportion and accurate depiction of the natural world. The colors are often vivid and eye-catching
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Gordon Nickerson The Medici FamilyGordon Nickerson The Medici Family
If the Medici had not come along would the same blossoming of creative genius taken place under different patronage? Did the Medici have particularly discerning eyes when it came to art or were they simply funding the limited local talent?
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Name 14. Charlie Parker (1920 – 1955)Name 14. Charlie Parker (1920 – 1955)
Widely recognized for his complex, fast-paced solos, Parker’s playing was equally impressive on soft, slow ballads. His virtuosic style and groundbreaking compositions permanently changed the face of jazz
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Is Art Worth a Life?Is Art Worth a Life?
The Monuments Men. The men and women serving as Monuments Men Officers put themselves at risk to protect cultural buildings and artifacts throughout the war. The idea of giving up one’s life to save a work of art is thought-provoking and can be the catalyst
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The Kingdom of Spain and AbsolutismThe Kingdom of Spain and Absolutism
His son, Philip II, got Spain and its colonies. Philip II expanded his holdings by taking control of Portugal when the king of Portugal, his uncle, died without an heir. Philip also got its global territories in Africa, India
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In Europe, from the 14th to the 17th century, considered the bridge between theIn Europe, from the 14th to the 17th century, considered the bridge between the
The Renaissance is a period in Europe, from the 14th to the 17th century, considered the bridge between the Middle Ages and modern history
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Calendar of events: November 20 – December 19, 2009Calendar of events: November 20 – December 19, 2009
Previews Nov 20, 21 (8pm) 22 (7pm); Runs Nov 27th-Dec 19th Thurs-Sat 8pm; Sun 7pm
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Gothic Art 5th Century to 16th Century A. DGothic Art 5th Century to 16th Century A. D
Early Renaissance, Florentine School Donatello was trained as a sculptor by Ghiberti, but used his own vision to create figures that were the most lifelike seen since Antiquity. St. George
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M macartney, Carlile AylmerM macartney, Carlile Aylmer
All Souls College, Oxford. From 1936 to 1946 he was in charge of the Hungarian section of the Foreign Office Research Department. From 1951 to 1957 he held the Chair of International Relations at Edinburgh University
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Ainter in Florence. After a year in Ghirlandaio's studio, Michelangelo was given an unprecedented position in the household of Florence's ruler, Lorenzo de' Medici
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