The Decameron and the Canterbury Tales

  I was asked to write about whether Boccaccio’s Decameron and Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales where closer in outlook to the Greek, and Roman literature that I have read than to the Hebrew, Christian, and medieval literature that I have read. My opinion is that the Decameron and the Canterbury Tales are much more similar to … More The Decameron and the Canterbury Tales

Red Figured Vases

The preferred red-figure technique is a Greek style of vase painting. It began in Athens around 520 B.C., during the Archaic period of art. The Archaic period is known Kouros sculptures along with many other statues and painted vases. This technique was a replacement for the older black-figure vases, which were black figures painted on … More Red Figured Vases