Pilot Butte Middle School: 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
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or browse the categories in these databases for magazine and journal articles covering
Renaissance: What inspired this age of balance and order?
Middle Ages/Renaissance Homepage
Includes information on armor, alchemy, archery and a variety of other Renaissance topics, created by a Canadian 8th grade class.
Discusses arts an innovations from the Renaissance.
The Elizabethan Era
Basic biographies on musicians, sculptors, explorers, scientists, architects, politicians, scholars, patrons, artists, and the general Renaissance man and woman.
Arms and Armor in Renaissance Europe
Information and pictures from the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
A Guide to Medieval and Renaissance Instruments
For the budding Renaissance musician, information on all sorts of Medieval and Renaissance instruments.
The European Renaissance
A series of essays on various aspects of Renaissance life
How Islam influenced the European Renaissance
Leonardo, from the BBC
Michelangelo, from the BBC