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Cataclysm: The Black Death Visits Tuscany Links to an external site. and answer

Cataclysm: The Black Death Visits Tuscany Links to an external site. and answer the following by typing your answers into a Word document and attaching a file :
What caused The Plague and who was affected?
What were the long-term social, political and economic effects of The Plague, specifically in Tuscany, after so many people died?
Compare the plague in Tuscany in the 14th century to the 21st century coronavirus pandemic. What similarities and differences do you notice?
The Black Death Visits Tuscany (look up video on youtube)
Cataclysm: The Black Death Visits Tuscany

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Cataclysm: The Black Death Visits Tuscany Links to an external site. and answer

Cataclysm: The Black Death Visits Tuscany Links to an external site. and answer the following by typing your answers into a Word document and attaching a file :
What caused The Plague and who was affected?
What were the long-term social, political and economic effects of The Plague, specifically in Tuscany, after so many people died?
Compare the plague in Tuscany in the 14th century to the 21st century coronavirus pandemic. What similarities and differences do you notice?
The Black Death Visits Tuscany (look up video on youtube)
Cataclysm: The Black Death Visits Tuscany

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COMPETENCIES 129.1.1 : Foundations of Humanities The graduate assesses the devel

COMPETENCIES
129.1.1 : Foundations of Humanities
The graduate assesses the development of humans through the study of key concepts, disciplines, and primary influences of the humanities.
129.1.2 : Classical Period
The graduate analyzes the primary contributions and characteristics of humanities during the classical period.
129.1.4 : Renaissance
The graduate analyzes the primary contributions and characteristics of humanities during the Renaissance.
129.1.6 : Neoclassicism
The graduate analyzes the primary contributions and characteristics of humanities within the neoclassical and Enlightenment period.
129.1.7 : Romanticism
The graduate analyzes the primary contributions and characteristics of humanities during the romantic period.
129.1.8 : Realism
The graduate analyzes the primary contributions and characteristics of humanities during the realism movement.
INTRODUCTION
In this task, you will write an analysis of one work (suggested length of 3–6 paragraphs total). Choose one work from one time period in the list of accepted works provided in the “Task Works” found in the web links section.
Note: the one work you choose MUST be selected from only one of the periods in the list provided in the web link.
Once you have selected one of the accepted works from the list provided in the “Task Works” found in the web links section, you will research the work, the life of the author/artist, and the period. You will then be ready to create your analysis. This process of analysis will require you to discuss the events or innovations that define the historical period when the work was created, analyze a theme or stylistic characteristic of the period that is reflected in the work, and finally analyze the work’s or author’s/artist’s/composer’s contribution to the humanities.
REQUIREMENTS
Your submission must be your original work. No more than a combined total of 30% of a submission and no more than a 10% match to any one individual source can be directly quoted or closely paraphrased from sources, even if cited correctly. An originality report is provided when you submit your task that can be used as a guide.
You must use the rubric to direct the creation of your submission because it provides detailed criteria that will be used to evaluate your work. Each requirement below may be evaluated by more than one rubric aspect. The rubric aspect titles may contain hyperlinks to relevant portions of the course.
Tasks may not be submitted as cloud links, such as links to Google Docs, Google Slides, OneDrive, etc., unless specified in the task requirements. All other submissions must be file types that are uploaded and submitted as attachments (e.g., .docx, .pdf, .ppt).
A. Analyze the accepted work selected from the “Task Works” found in the web links section by doing the following:
1. Describe the historical events or innovations that characterize the period in which the work was created (suggested length of 1–2 paragraphs).
2. Analyze how this work reflects a theme or stylistic characteristic from its period (suggested length of 1–2 paragraphs).
3. Analyze the work’s or author’s/artist’s/composer’s contributions to the humanities (suggested length of 1–2 paragraphs).

B. When you use sources to support ideas and elements in a paper or project, provide acknowledgement of source information for any content that is quoted, paraphrased or summarized. Acknowledgement of source information includes in-text citation noting specifically where in the submission the source is used and a corresponding reference, which includes the following points:
• author
• date
• title
• location of information (e.g., publisher, journal, website URL)

C. Demonstrate professional communication in the content and presentation of your submission.
File Restrictions
File name may contain only letters, numbers, spaces, and these symbols: ! – _ . * ‘ ( )
File size limit: 200 MB
File types allowed: doc, docx, rtf, xls, xlsx, ppt, pptx, odt, pdf, txt, qt, mov, mpg, avi, mp3, wav, mp4, wma, flv, asf, mpeg, wmv, m4v, svg, tif, tiff, jpeg, jpg, gif, png, zip, rar, tar, 7z
RUBRIC
A1:PERIOD CHARACTERIZATION
NOT EVIDENT
The submission does not provide a description of the historical events or innovations that define the selected period.
APPROACHING COMPETENCE
The submission provides an inaccurate description of the historical events or innovations that define the selected period.
COMPETENT
The submission provides an accurate description of the historical events or innovations that define the selected period.
A2:WORK ANALYSIS
NOT EVIDENT
The submission does not provide an analysis that describes how the work explores a particular theme or stylistic characteristic from its period.
APPROACHING COMPETENCE
The submission provides an analysis that inaccurately describes how the work explores a particular theme or stylistic characteristic from its period.
COMPETENT
The submission provides an analysis that accurately describes how the work explores a particular theme or stylistic characteristic from its period.
A3:HUMANITIES CONTRIBUTION
NOT EVIDENT
The submission does not provide an analysis of the work’s or author’s/artist’s/composer’s contributions to the humanities.
APPROACHING COMPETENCE
The submission provides an inaccurate analysis of the work’s or author’s/artist’s/composer’s contributions to the humanities.
COMPETENT
The submission provides an accurate analysis of the work’s or author’s/artist’s/composer’s contributions to the humanities.
B:SOURCES
NOT EVIDENT
The submission does not include both in-text citations and a reference list for sources that are quoted, paraphrased, or summarized.
APPROACHING COMPETENCE
The submission includes in-text citations for sources that are quoted, paraphrased, or summarized and a reference list; however, the citations or reference list is incomplete or inaccurate.
COMPETENT
The submission includes in-text citations for sources that are properly quoted, paraphrased, or summarized and a reference list that accurately identifies the author, date, title, and source location as available.
C:PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION
NOT EVIDENT
Content is unstructured, is disjointed, or contains pervasive errors in mechanics, usage, or grammar. Vocabulary or tone is unprofessional or distracts from the topic.
APPROACHING COMPETENCE
Content is poorly organized, is difficult to follow, or contains errors in mechanics, usage, or grammar that cause confusion. Terminology is misused or ineffective.
COMPETENT
Content reflects attention to detail, is organized, and focuses on the main ideas as prescribed in the task or chosen by the candidate. Terminology is pertinent, is used correctly, and effectively conveys the intended meaning. Mechanics, usage, and grammar promote accurate interpretation and understanding.
WEB LINKS
BZM1 Task Works

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Humanities

COMPETENCIES 129.1.1 : Foundations of Humanities The graduate assesses the devel

COMPETENCIES
129.1.1 : Foundations of Humanities
The graduate assesses the development of humans through the study of key concepts, disciplines, and primary influences of the humanities.
129.1.2 : Classical Period
The graduate analyzes the primary contributions and characteristics of humanities during the classical period.
129.1.4 : Renaissance
The graduate analyzes the primary contributions and characteristics of humanities during the Renaissance.
129.1.6 : Neoclassicism
The graduate analyzes the primary contributions and characteristics of humanities within the neoclassical and Enlightenment period.
129.1.7 : Romanticism
The graduate analyzes the primary contributions and characteristics of humanities during the romantic period.
129.1.8 : Realism
The graduate analyzes the primary contributions and characteristics of humanities during the realism movement.
INTRODUCTION
In this task, you will write an analysis of one work (suggested length of 3–6 paragraphs total). Choose one work from one time period in the list of accepted works provided in the “Task Works” found in the web links section.
Note: the one work you choose MUST be selected from only one of the periods in the list provided in the web link.
Once you have selected one of the accepted works from the list provided in the “Task Works” found in the web links section, you will research the work, the life of the author/artist, and the period. You will then be ready to create your analysis. This process of analysis will require you to discuss the events or innovations that define the historical period when the work was created, analyze a theme or stylistic characteristic of the period that is reflected in the work, and finally analyze the work’s or author’s/artist’s/composer’s contribution to the humanities.
REQUIREMENTS
Your submission must be your original work. No more than a combined total of 30% of a submission and no more than a 10% match to any one individual source can be directly quoted or closely paraphrased from sources, even if cited correctly. An originality report is provided when you submit your task that can be used as a guide.
You must use the rubric to direct the creation of your submission because it provides detailed criteria that will be used to evaluate your work. Each requirement below may be evaluated by more than one rubric aspect. The rubric aspect titles may contain hyperlinks to relevant portions of the course.
Tasks may not be submitted as cloud links, such as links to Google Docs, Google Slides, OneDrive, etc., unless specified in the task requirements. All other submissions must be file types that are uploaded and submitted as attachments (e.g., .docx, .pdf, .ppt).
A. Analyze the accepted work selected from the “Task Works” found in the web links section by doing the following:
1. Describe the historical events or innovations that characterize the period in which the work was created (suggested length of 1–2 paragraphs).
2. Analyze how this work reflects a theme or stylistic characteristic from its period (suggested length of 1–2 paragraphs).
3. Analyze the work’s or author’s/artist’s/composer’s contributions to the humanities (suggested length of 1–2 paragraphs).

B. When you use sources to support ideas and elements in a paper or project, provide acknowledgement of source information for any content that is quoted, paraphrased or summarized. Acknowledgement of source information includes in-text citation noting specifically where in the submission the source is used and a corresponding reference, which includes the following points:
• author
• date
• title
• location of information (e.g., publisher, journal, website URL)

C. Demonstrate professional communication in the content and presentation of your submission.
File Restrictions
File name may contain only letters, numbers, spaces, and these symbols: ! – _ . * ‘ ( )
File size limit: 200 MB
File types allowed: doc, docx, rtf, xls, xlsx, ppt, pptx, odt, pdf, txt, qt, mov, mpg, avi, mp3, wav, mp4, wma, flv, asf, mpeg, wmv, m4v, svg, tif, tiff, jpeg, jpg, gif, png, zip, rar, tar, 7z
RUBRIC
A1:PERIOD CHARACTERIZATION
NOT EVIDENT
The submission does not provide a description of the historical events or innovations that define the selected period.
APPROACHING COMPETENCE
The submission provides an inaccurate description of the historical events or innovations that define the selected period.
COMPETENT
The submission provides an accurate description of the historical events or innovations that define the selected period.
A2:WORK ANALYSIS
NOT EVIDENT
The submission does not provide an analysis that describes how the work explores a particular theme or stylistic characteristic from its period.
APPROACHING COMPETENCE
The submission provides an analysis that inaccurately describes how the work explores a particular theme or stylistic characteristic from its period.
COMPETENT
The submission provides an analysis that accurately describes how the work explores a particular theme or stylistic characteristic from its period.
A3:HUMANITIES CONTRIBUTION
NOT EVIDENT
The submission does not provide an analysis of the work’s or author’s/artist’s/composer’s contributions to the humanities.
APPROACHING COMPETENCE
The submission provides an inaccurate analysis of the work’s or author’s/artist’s/composer’s contributions to the humanities.
COMPETENT
The submission provides an accurate analysis of the work’s or author’s/artist’s/composer’s contributions to the humanities.
B:SOURCES
NOT EVIDENT
The submission does not include both in-text citations and a reference list for sources that are quoted, paraphrased, or summarized.
APPROACHING COMPETENCE
The submission includes in-text citations for sources that are quoted, paraphrased, or summarized and a reference list; however, the citations or reference list is incomplete or inaccurate.
COMPETENT
The submission includes in-text citations for sources that are properly quoted, paraphrased, or summarized and a reference list that accurately identifies the author, date, title, and source location as available.
C:PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION
NOT EVIDENT
Content is unstructured, is disjointed, or contains pervasive errors in mechanics, usage, or grammar. Vocabulary or tone is unprofessional or distracts from the topic.
APPROACHING COMPETENCE
Content is poorly organized, is difficult to follow, or contains errors in mechanics, usage, or grammar that cause confusion. Terminology is misused or ineffective.
COMPETENT
Content reflects attention to detail, is organized, and focuses on the main ideas as prescribed in the task or chosen by the candidate. Terminology is pertinent, is used correctly, and effectively conveys the intended meaning. Mechanics, usage, and grammar promote accurate interpretation and understanding.
WEB LINKS
BZM1 Task Works

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After reading about Gothic and Romanesque Architecture and exploring the medieva

After reading about Gothic and Romanesque Architecture and exploring the medieval castle and cathedral, choose a castle or a cathedral to explore. Answer the following questions about your cathedral or castle (include the name of your building at the top of your post). Do not pick a building that one of your classmates has chosen.
Information to find:
Name of structure:
Location:
Dates constructed:
Any relics, historical objects, or art:
Architectural style and features:
Current use of building:
Why would you like to visit (3-5 sentences: be persuasive!):
http://libguides.valenciacollege.edu/roman_medieval

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For this assignment, you are asked to pick a cultural work from any time period

For this assignment, you are asked to pick a cultural work from any time period and culture and evaluate how the insights you collected help indicate the value of the object to the culture.
Prompt
After making your selection of a cultural work, consider the items below. Specifically, you must address the following rubric criteria:
Describe the selected work.
Describe the time period the work belongs to.
Determine the culture the work belongs to and describe its value to that culture.
Explain how the cultural work helped deal with specific societal issues of the time.
Guidelines for Submission
Your submission should be a Word document, one to two pages in length, with 12-point Times New Roman font, double spacing, and one-inch margins. Any sources should be cited according to APA style. Consult the Shapiro Library APA Style Guide for more information on citations.
Module Five Short Answer Rubric
Criteria Proficient (100%) Needs Improvement (75%) Not Evident (0%) Value
Descriiption of Work Describes the work selected Shows progress toward proficiency, but with errors or omissions; areas for improvement may include more detail in describing the work selected Does not attempt criterion 22.5
Descriiption of Time Period Describes the time period that the selected work belongs to Shows progress toward proficiency, but with errors or omissions; areas for improvement may include more detail in describing the time period that the selected work belongs to Does not attempt criterion 22.5
Determination of Culture and Value Defines the culture that the selected work represents and describes the value to that culture Shows progress toward proficiency, but with errors or omissions; areas for improvement may include more detail regarding the definition of the culture that the selected work represents Does not attempt criterion 22.5
Explanation of Societal Issues of the Time Explains how the cultural work serves to define specific societal issues of the time Shows progress toward proficiency, but with errors or omissions; areas for improvement may include more detail regarding a determination of how the cultural work serves to define societal issues of the time Does not attempt criterion 22.5
Articulation of Response Clearly conveys meaning with correct grammar, sentence structure, and spelling, demonstrating an understanding of audience and purpose Shows progress toward proficiency, but with errors in grammar, sentence structure, and spelling, negatively impacting readability Submission has critical errors in grammar, sentence structure, and spelling, preventing understanding of ideas

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For this assignment, you are asked to pick a cultural work from any time period

For this assignment, you are asked to pick a cultural work from any time period and culture and evaluate how the insights you collected help indicate the value of the object to the culture.
Prompt
After making your selection of a cultural work, consider the items below. Specifically, you must address the following rubric criteria:
Describe the selected work.
Describe the time period the work belongs to.
Determine the culture the work belongs to and describe its value to that culture.
Explain how the cultural work helped deal with specific societal issues of the time.
Guidelines for Submission
Your submission should be a Word document, one to two pages in length, with 12-point Times New Roman font, double spacing, and one-inch margins. Any sources should be cited according to APA style. Consult the Shapiro Library APA Style Guide for more information on citations.
Module Five Short Answer Rubric
Criteria Proficient (100%) Needs Improvement (75%) Not Evident (0%) Value
Descriiption of Work Describes the work selected Shows progress toward proficiency, but with errors or omissions; areas for improvement may include more detail in describing the work selected Does not attempt criterion 22.5
Descriiption of Time Period Describes the time period that the selected work belongs to Shows progress toward proficiency, but with errors or omissions; areas for improvement may include more detail in describing the time period that the selected work belongs to Does not attempt criterion 22.5
Determination of Culture and Value Defines the culture that the selected work represents and describes the value to that culture Shows progress toward proficiency, but with errors or omissions; areas for improvement may include more detail regarding the definition of the culture that the selected work represents Does not attempt criterion 22.5
Explanation of Societal Issues of the Time Explains how the cultural work serves to define specific societal issues of the time Shows progress toward proficiency, but with errors or omissions; areas for improvement may include more detail regarding a determination of how the cultural work serves to define societal issues of the time Does not attempt criterion 22.5
Articulation of Response Clearly conveys meaning with correct grammar, sentence structure, and spelling, demonstrating an understanding of audience and purpose Shows progress toward proficiency, but with errors in grammar, sentence structure, and spelling, negatively impacting readability Submission has critical errors in grammar, sentence structure, and spelling, preventing understanding of ideas

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Humanities

One of a Pair of Gold Cloisonné Earring One of a Pair of Gold Cloisonné Earring,

One of a Pair of Gold Cloisonné Earring
One of a Pair of Gold Cloisonné Earring, Gold, garnets with patterned foil backings, green stone; garnets with unpatterned foil backings are restorations, Frankish
One of a Pair of Gold Cloisonné Earring, Gold, garnets with patterned foil backings, green stone; garnets with unpatterned foil backings are restorations, FrankishLinks to an external site.
https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/465138?deptids=17&when=A.D.+500-1000&ft=*&offset=0&rpp=40&pos=25Links to an external site.

descriiption of all of the religious symbolism you can find in the art work. (If an outside source is consulted, you must cite the source.) Describe the symbol and explain what it stands for.

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Materials: Use Module 2 Required Reading in your textbook and the Module 2 Onlin

Materials:
Use Module 2 Required Reading in your textbook and the Module 2 Online Exploration as your guides.
Instructions:
For this Personal Critical Response, view and evaluate one work of art from the required online exploration area in this module. Note: You are only permitted to write about a poem or short story from the Module 2 Online Exploration list. Be sure to cite your sources.
1. After reading the required textbook pages and exploring the material in the Module 2 Online Exploration area in this module, write a new thread of at least 200 words containing the following information:
a. Identify the work of art and include the hyperlink to the work you are evaluating. That is, clearly CITE your source.
b. Clearly indicate the type of art you selected, its title, the artist, and the year the art was created. Additional research on the artist and the work is required; be sure to cite all sources, including the textbook and at least ONE additional source.
c. Identify the culture this work seems to represent or by which it is influenced by noting WESTERN or EASTERN and why. (Some Western examples are European, American, Canadian etc. Some Eastern examples are Asian, Native American, Indigenous, etc.)
d. Identify whether the work’s approach is mainly “Apollonian” or “Dionysian.”
e. Identify whether your response to the work is mainly “Apollonian” or “Dionysian.”
f. Evaluate the work’s “craft.” Is this a good example of this type of art? Is it well presented? What are its points of value? What is its message if there is one?
g. Would you recommend this work of art to others? Why or why not?
2. Write replies of at least 50 words per reply to at least two different classmates (total of 100 words), in which you:
a. Explain whether you agree with their evaluation and specify if your response to their selected/evaluated work is mainly “Apollonian” or “Dionysian”
b. Give examples of how the post to which you are responding demonstrates either a “literalist” or “figuratist” perspective.
Tip: For best results, use the letter next to each prompt listed above (a – g) for each of your responses.
the Module 2 Online Exploration
http://www.shakespeare-online.com/sonnets/

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How is your topic expressed in the art of the medieval age? How is your topic ex

How is your topic expressed in the art of the medieval age? How is your topic expressed in the sculpture of the medieval age? Find two resources, one for art and one for sculpture (other than one from the E-textbook). Write a 2-3 sentence summary of each resource, and post the summaries, the links and the citation in MLA format to your group discussion. Comment on each resource posted by your group members. You can use the resources in your final project (save and bookmark the citation for your list of works cited).
http://libguides.valenciacollege.edu/roman_medieval