Johannes Vermeer

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  • Johannes Kepler's First Law Of Planetary Motion

    Carlie Zeisler Mrs. Stetson Scientific Revolution Paper Johannes Kepler “The path of a planet around the sun is an ellipse, with the Sun as the focal point,” -Kepler's first law of planetary motion. The Scientific Revolution was the beginning of the scientific discoveries that have formed modern science. This period started during the end of the Renaissance and continued throughout the 18 century. Johannes Kepler was a major figure in this period, including the observations mentioned in his…

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  • Gutenberg Printing Importance

    The invention of printing/ press by Johann Gutenberg in the XV century was one of the events that completely changed the history of reading and the circulation of ideas worldwide. Gutenberg made his dream come true. After years of research and hard work, he took his hands assets in book form, printed with a unique and impressive technique, the press with movable type. The printing mold was not a new technique because of China and its gravure printing, but now, with the creation of Gutenberg…

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  • L Homme Armé: Music Analysis

    the first time in a mass cycle sparked a point of argument, partly due to erratic publishing practices of the time. Several composers attempted to claim themselves as the first to compose a l’homme armé mass including Johannes Regis (c. 1425 - c. 1496), Guillaume Du Fay, and Johannes Ockeghem (c.1410 - 1497). Despite the argument over who composed their mass first, according to Pierce (2011) the most popular of these masses are Dufay’s, Ockeghem’s, and one composed 20 years later by Josquin de…

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  • Effects Of The Printing Press

    The invention of the moveable type printing press had a dramatic effect on the way books were created. This mechanization of the bookmaking process also changed the way illustrations were added. Before the printing press, book were written and illustrated by hand, which could take up to several years to create a single volume. However, the change in technology allowed hundreds of volumes to be created in a few short weeks. To take full advantage of this new advance in book creation, the…

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  • Johannes Gutenberg: The Invention Of The Printing Press

    a book because one had to measure and outline the page and then copy the text from another book. The invention of the printing press in 1445 by Johannes Gutenberg allowed for more books to be reproduced at a much quicker rate and for them and their information to be spread to people all over the world (Head). The invention of the printing press by Johannes Gutenberg had a lasting impact on the spread of ideas, most notably religion, which helped concepts from the Protestant Reformation spread…

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  • 3d Printer Research Paper

    Imagine living in 1439, the printing press was just created, the first ever invention capable of mass producing a form of literature. Now fast forward to the 20th century, fax machines and ink printers are the new thing. Everyone had one whether it be in their office or home. But the question still lingered, “How can it be possible to print something in a 3D format?” Well fast forward to the present, the question has been answered. The 3D Printer was invented. Some may say “3D PRINTER?!?!?! HOW…

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  • The Theme Of Change In To Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee

    Change The Protestant Reformation became so widespread across Europe primarily because of the printing press. Martin Luther was able to spread his ideas for change so quickly because the printing press made books cheaper and more available to the public. Books have been a method for seeking reforms in society for ages. Harper Lee uses her novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, to plead for change in the unjust way people treat others. This story, narrated by Scout Finch, takes the reader to a small town…

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  • What Are The Key Events That Affect Mozart's Life

    Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Johannes Brahms 1. Mozart was born on January 27, 1756 in Salzburg, Austria. Beethoven was born on December 17, 1827 in Vienna, Austria. Brahms was born on May 07, 1833 in Hamburg, West Germany. 2. Mozart died on December 05, 1791 in Vienna, Austria. Beethoven died on March 26, 1827 in Vienna, Austria. Brahms dies on April 03, 1897 in Vienna, Austria. 3. Mozart had six siblings and he was the youngest, five of his siblings died whe…

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  • The Motet

    The motet has been defined by scholars in various ways, including by Margaret Bent as simply "a piece of music in several parts with words," a definition that applies from the Thirteenth Century onwards (Bent 1992: 114). It is generally used to refer to sacred choral works, usually of a polyphonic nature (Nosow 2012: 1), but later in the Renaissance Era, compositions became more varied in subject and style, as the motet transformed from its cantus firmus-based, isorhythmic origins to a more free…

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  • Printing Press: The Greatest Invention Of All Time

    Before the printing press monks had to copy all the books, it took monks an average of 20 years to copy a bible. Having only monks copy books made them very expensive and only available to the rich and royalty. The inventor of the Printing Press was Johannes Gutenberg, was a German blacksmith, goldsmith, printer, and publisher who introduced printing in Europe. Gutenberg perfected small metal type,each type was a single letter or character. Movable type had been used in Asia hundreds of years…

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