High Desert Middle School: Ms. Waritz’s Project on the Renaissance


Library Online Resources

In the “Online Resources” section of the Deschutes Public Library website (www.deschuteslibrary.org/onlineresources), check out the databases in the Homework category! Use your library card (including Library Linx cards) to log in, or use them at a public library. Do a keyword search or browse the categories in these databases for magazine and journal articles covering your topic.

Student Resources in Context
www.deschuteslibrary.org/onlineresources/gsrc.aspx

Junior Reference Collection
www.deschuteslibrary.org/onlineresources/gjrc.aspx

Gale Virtual Reference Library
www.deschuteslibrary.org/onlineresources/gvrl.aspx
Look for the virtual reference book called “Renaissance and Reformation Reference Library” or “Middle Ages Reference Library” which has a chapter on the Late Middle Ages, when the Renaissance began.



Websites


Biography Online: Famous People of the Renaissance
http://www.biographyonline.net/people/famous/renaissance.html


Renaissance: What inspired this age of balance and order?
http://www.learner.org/interactives/renaissance/
Art, technology, and more.


Renaissance Connection
http://www.renaissanceconnection.org/index2.cfm
Discusses arts and innovations from the Renaissance.


Renaissance Personalities
http://www.yesnet.yk.ca/schools/projects/renaissance/
Basic biographies on musicians, sculptors, explorers, scientists, architects, politicians, scholars, patrons, artists, and the general Renaissance man and woman.


16th Century Renaissance English Literature
http://www.luminarium.org/renlit/


The Elizabethan Era
http://www.elizabethan-era.org.uk/


Arms and Armor in Renaissance Europe
http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/rarm/hd_rarm.htm
Information and pictures from the Metropolitan Museum of Art.


A Guide to Medieval and Renaissance Instruments
http://www.music.iastate.edu/antiqua/instrumt.html
For the budding Renaissance musician, information on all sorts of Medieval and Renaissance instruments.


Renaissance Art and Architecture
http://autocww.colorado.edu/~flc/E64ContentFiles/PeriodsAndStyles/Renaissance.html


The European Renaissance
http://www.uh.edu/engines/ren.htm
A series of essays on various aspects of Renaissance life


Leonardo, from the BBC
http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/leonardo/


Michelangelo, from the BBC
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/michelangelo.shtml


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