|Marco Polo : In 5 pages, the author discusses the
contributions of Marco Polo. He was one of the greatest
explorers of all times. Marco Polo gave Europeans a glimpse
of the exotic Orient. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
High Medieval Neoplatonism :
4 pages in which
Neoplatonism is defined, compared to today's New Age
Movement, and discussed in terms of the move during the
beginnings of the Italian Renaissance away from Aristotelian
philosophy and toward that of Plato. Discusses the debate
between Islamic philosophers Avicenna and al-Ghazali, and the
resistance of Catholic leaders to accept the doctrine when at the
same time they were relying on some of its tenets. Icon.wps
Christian Iconography & Medieval Burial Rites :
A 14 page paper discussing the influence of Christian
symbolism and iconography in the Middle Ages.
Bibliography lists 10 sources. Icon.doc
The History Of The Italian Mafia : A 20 page paper
discussing the history of the Italian Mafia from the ninth century
to the present time. Bibliography lists 17 sources. Mafia.wps
The Role Of Women & Non-Elites In Renaissance
A 5 page paper that considers the role of women and non-elites
in Renaissance Italy and outlines the elements of the Italian court.
Bibliography lists 2 sources. Italian.renaissance.doc
Humanism / Italian Renaissance & Northern Humanism :
A 5 page paper that provides an overview of the differentiation
between Italian and Northern humanism, and considers the role
of men like Erasmus of Rotterdam. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
Humanism & The Italian Renaissance / Development Of
Late Medieval : A 5 page paper that provides and overview of
humanism during the Italian Renaissnace and considers the
impacts on social constructs, religion and medieval thought.
Bibliography lists 5 sources. Humitaly.wps
Corruption in the Roman Catholic Church During the
Middle Ages : A well-written 8 page paper detailing the
political corruptions of the Catholic Church during the Middle
Ages as well as some of its causes and effects. Bibliography
lists 5 sources. Chriscor.wps
The Holy Church of Rome - High Middle Ages Thru
The 17th Century : A 5 page paper relating to questions
surrounding the development and attitudes of the Christian
church in the evermore sophisticated world. No bibliography.
The Renaissance & Catholic Reform : This 7 page
discusses the how the European Renaissance was responsible
for the Protestantism of Calvinism and Lutheranism and reform
within the Catholic Church. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
Venerabilem Fratrem Nostrum : A 12 page paper
the papal bull, or letter, written by Pope Innocent III in the year
1202. A section discussing the life and times of Pope Innocent
III is discussed. This is followed by a section which thoroughly
discusses and illustrates the letter itself and the situation in
which the letter revolved around. The paper finishes with a
discussion about the influences and effects the letter has had on
the Catholic church as well as the rest of the world.
Bibliography lists 6 sources. Papalb.wps
City Planning In Renaissance Italy : A 12 page
paper that analyzes the role of the Renaissance in Italian
architecture and city planning, focusing on the cities of Venice,
Florence, and Rome. The writer postulates that the Renaissance
style of simplicity and symmetry, along with each citys
geography, particularly influenced the development of
neighborhoods and communities. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
The Thirteenth Century In Italy : 4 pages in
analytically discusses socio-political and socio-political
problems in 13th century Italy. Social classes and gender roles
are touched upon. Bibliography lists 2 sources. 13thcent.wps
Italian Music & Its Development Over a Thousand Years :
An 8 page discussion of Italian music and its key works &
figures during various times ranging from the Middle Ages
through the Baroque, Renaissance, and 19th & 20th century
periods. Many key composers and the significance of their
historic contributions are discussed. Bibliography lists 7