Tagged: art

Washington Irving, 1783-1859

Washington Irving Timeline

Washington Irving’s place in history This timeline documents major events and influences on Washington Irving’s life and work. It begins by outlining the events and publications in Irving’s life, then looks at American literature, visual...

Songs of Experience, written and illustrated by William Blake

William Blake Biography

William Blake Biography WILLIAM BLAKE (1757-1827), an English poet and painter, was born in London on the 28th of November 1757. His father, James Blake, kept a hosier’s shop in Broad Street, Golden Square; and from the...

Hermitage Video Tour

Hermitage Video Tour

Gary Bembridge offers a short video tour of the beautiful Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia. The State Hermitage Museum is a museum of art and culture in Saint Petersburg, Russia. One of the largest and oldest museums in the world,...

Italian Artists

Italian Artists

The Italian artist Giotto brought a dimension and humanity to painting that revolutionized the European art world. Can you see his influence in Fra Angelico‘s work?

British Artists

British Artists

Notice the different ways these British artists portrayed their homeland. What similarities and differences do you see? What do you prefer and why? Click on an image to see it in a larger format.

Ancient Greek Literature Resources Index

Ancient Greek Literature Resources Index

Ancient Greek resources currently available on our site include: “Why Study the Pagans?” by Cheryl Lowe “Why We Read the Odyssey” by Deborah Stokol Introduction to Greek Tragedy Introduction to Classical Greek Literature by...

Ancient Greek Literature in Art

Ancient Greek Literature in Art

Over the centuries, the authors and characters of Ancient Greek literature have been portrayed in many different ways; here are a few below. If you want to see an artwork in a larger size,...

The Slavery of Free Verse by G. K. Chesterton

The Slavery of Free Verse by G. K. Chesterton

The Slavery of Free Verse by G. K. Chesterton THE truth most needed today is that the end is never the right end. The beginning is the right end at which to begin. The...