Video presents a conversation about Buddhism at the American Museum of Natural History between Dr. Laurel Kendall, Curator, Asian Ethnographic Collections and Dr. Monique Scott, Assistant Director of Cultural Education in front of four Buddhist sculptures. [9:39]
In this video, speakers Dr. Steven Zucker & Dr. Beth Harris introduce some of the major ideas of the Protestant Reformation. [8:18]
In this video, speakers Dr. Steven Zucker & Dr. Beth Harris take a look at the response by the Catholic church, known as the Counter-Reformation. [9:41]
In this video, speakers Dr. Steven Zucker & Dr. Beth Harris lead a discussion on why we have so many different Protestant sects. [8:16]
Smarthistory presents a video discussion of the stone carving Last Judgment Tympanum, Central Portal on West facade of the Cathedral of St. Lazare, Autun. [10:30]
Art history and culture website teaches us with great detail and depth of analysis about Michelangelo's High Renaissance work, Last Judgment fresco that appears in the Sistine Chapel. With video [7:29], informational text and images of Michelangelo's work from the Sistine Chapel.
Smarthistory video [7:36] in which art historians, Dr. Harris and Dr. Zucker, visit the Metropolitan Museum to discuss ancient Egypt with us and the Egyptian King, Hatshepsut. Includes photographs of Hatshepsut's statuary and mortuary temple.
Video looks at an art treasure from early medieval British history, the Sutton Hoo Ship Burial. Of Anglo-Saxon origin, it contained many rare artifacts including a helmet, scepter, sword, hanging bowl, bowls and spoons, shoulder clasps, a belt buckle, and purse lid. [4:23]
"Where do we come from?" Questions like this are central to world religions. In this TED-Ed video, the intertwined histories and cultures of Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam are explained. [11:10]