Michelangelo Essay & Project Ideas

Elizabeth Ripley
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1. What is meant by the word "renaissance"? When did the Italian Renaissance begin? What were the chief factors in its inception? Who were the most important people associated with the Italian Renaissance?

2. Research and write a brief biography of Lorenzo de Medici, Giotto, Savonarola, or Leonardo da Vinci.

3. Recent efforts to restore the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel have given rise to controversy. Using newspaper and magazine indexes, research the restoration methods being used, and decide whether you favor or oppose the restoration effort.

4. Using a more comprehensive illustrated source, examine a work by Michelangelo not discussed by Ripley. When, where, and under what circumstances did Michelangelo create this work?

5. Research and report on the Medici family and the roles played by several of its members in the Italian Renaissance.

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Michelangelo from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.