The Renaissance for Students
Investigates the driving forces behind this brilliant period of artistic and scientific achievement. Discover how humanists like Petrarch pioneered the rediscovery of ancient Greek and Roman culture, sparking an explosion of creativity and innovation. Changes abound in politics and religion as well. Learn more about the lasting implications of Renaissance monarchs' attempts to strengthen and unify their nations and the attempts by Martin Luther to reform the Church. DVD divided into chapters, includes discussion questions and Spanish soundtrack option.