History of The Renaissance: Renaissance Philosophy. Learning Objectives for this video:
Philosophy of The Renaissance. Learn about History and Renaissance Philosophy through Literature. Define humanism, identify its origins in the literature of ancient Greece and Rome, and describe how European writers rediscovered humanist ideals.
Identify some of the important events that happened in world history during the Renaissance and Reformation, between 1400 and 1660 and name some of the authors who lived and wrote during this time.
Discover the mercantile system and how it increased the power of the monarchy and caused the merchant class to prosper and expand.
Learn about the siglo de oro (golden century) in Spanish literature and the Elizabethan age in English literature, identifying some of the important writers of each movement.
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