Unit Five is a brief but revealing look at the Renaissance,
that era of European history in which the ideals of antiquity
were reborn. Our two focal points will be the art of this
period and the writings of the explorers, through which
we shall bridge the gap between the classical world and
Our semester concludes with a discussion of our debt to
ancient Greece and Rome. Has the debt been repaid, or are
we still obliged to these peoples of long ago?