European Literature and The Ancient World Video

Video title: The Ancient World

Watch this History of World and European Literature video entitled The Ancient World to study the literature that forms the roots of Western civilization, from Hebrew Scriptures to the works of ancient Greek and Roman writers, including the Greek poet Homer, whose epic poems explore an individual's need to fulfil his or her destiny.

With this title you will survey literature that forms the roots of Western civilization, from Hebrew Scriptures to the works of the ancient Greeks and Roman writers.

 

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European Literature and The Ancient World Video. Learning Objectives for this video:

  • Ancient World Literature. Learn about European and World Literature in The Ancient World. With this video title, you'll survey European literature from its roots in the ancient Middle East to the Italian and Northern Renaissance. Learn what Italian poet is often regarded as the first Renaissance writer.
  • Survey the literature that forms the roots of Western civilization, from Hebrew Scriptures to the works of ancient Greek and Roman writers.
  • Trace the development of medieval literature after the fall of the Roman Empire in the West, with a focus on biblical morality plays and stories that told of the lives of saints.
  • Gain insight to the important role played by the Crusades and the royal courts of the Middle Ages in the creation of a secular literature.
  • Explore the literary achievements of the Italian and Northern Renaissance, and explain the social impact of Martin Luther's translation of the Bible from Latin to German and Johannes Gutenberg's invention of movable type.
  • Discover the many benefits of using online video for visual learning. Educational video for teaching the K-12 curriculum provides online learning for children and students of all ages and abilities. Using subtitled video - or video with closed captions - enables children to choose between watching, listening to, or reading each presentation whichever best suites their individual learning style. A wonderful option particularly for dyslexia and special needs education.

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