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How to do visual (formal) analysis in art history
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How to do visual (formal) analysis in art history

– [Steven] We’re in the National Gallery in London, standing in front of Giovanni Bellini’s the Madonna of the Meadow. This is a Renaissance painting from Venice. But we wanted to talk about it, as a vehicle to highlight the

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Venice and the Ottoman Empire: Crash Course World History #19
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Venice and the Ottoman Empire: Crash Course World History #19

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course World History and today we’re going to talk about a relationship. No, not you, college girlfriend. No, not that kind of relationship either. No. STAN, THIS IS A HISTORY CLASS. We’re gonna

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Florence and the Renaissance: Crash Course European History #2
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Florence and the Renaissance: Crash Course European History #2

Hi I’m John Green and this is Crash Course European History. So, as you’ll recall from our previous episode, a declining European population due to disease and war in the 14th century meant that labor had become much more valuable,

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9. Asiatic Cholera (I): Personal Reflections
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9. Asiatic Cholera (I): Personal Reflections

We can get started. And this morning will be a slightly different style of lecture. You’ll notice that you don’t have handouts, and that wasn’t an oversight. It was actually because you won’t need them this morning. What we’re going

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Fall of Constantinople – Reply History
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Fall of Constantinople – Reply History

In the year 1451, The 19 year old Mehmed II ascends to the Ottoman throne, and immediately begins preparation for the taking of Constantinople. Their capital and last great holdout of the Roman Empire He saw as his duty to

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The Real World Braavos and The Faceless Men Explained | The Real History of Game of Thrones
One of the Worst Man-Made Disasters in History
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One of the Worst Man-Made Disasters in History

NARRATOR: 1957. 70 miles from Venice,amid the cliffs and gorges of Italy's Vajont River Valley,work begins on the Vajont Hydroelectric Dam. Crucial to thedam's operation is a vast reservoir that can hold44 billion gallons of water. Ever since the filling

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