Tag «Renaissance»

Great Minds: Leonardo da Vinci

Great Minds: Leonardo da Vinci

Few people can rival Leonardo da Vinci for the title of “Supreme Genius of the Ages” perhaps known first as an artist. His paintings: The Mona Lisa, The Last Supper, Vitruvian Man are amongst the most famous, recognizable and parodied works of all time. But Leonardo was the very definition of a polymath renaissance man. …

History Summarized: Scotland

History Summarized: Scotland

In researching this video I very quickly learned a valuable lesson about how little the Scots mess around. “Okay”, I thought “the Scots in the English hate each other, sure, but it can’t be THAT bad, honestly.” So I took a little peruse to see how many times the two actually fought each other and …

Witchcraft: Crash Course European History #10

Witchcraft: Crash Course European History #10

Hi I’m John Green and this is Crash Course European History. So, in the first episode of this series, we talked about the significance of the year 1431. Remember, that was the year Joan of Arc was burned to death for heresy and witchcraft because the English were so bewildered that a teenage peasant girl …