2 Minute History: Partition of India

Here’s a quick 2-minute history on the Partition of India give it a listen.

 

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Romantacism App: Emperor of Europe

In Emperor of Europe, play as the small and feisty Napoleon Bonaparte. Fight the British army as they throw the book at you, literally! Advance and conquer with each famous writer and literary works you can identify, analyze and categorize using literary devices from the Romantic period. Use your head to become Emperor of Europe!

Link to App pitch here.

Art of the Romantic Period

During a time when art outlets changed from focusing on the rich to the poor some very interesting painting and artists rose up to make names for themselves. Included below are pictures of famous paintings and a little blerb about them. For further reading check out this article.

The Nightmare (1781)

The Nightmare (1781) By Henry Fuseli 

Fuseli was inspired by Marry Shelley and many did not understand his macabre paintings.

The Third of May 1808 (1814)

The Third of May 1808 (1814) By Francisco Goya 

This painting by Goya depicts Napolean and his troops publicly executing some Spaniards.

The Hay Wain (1821)

The Hay Wain (1821) By John Constable 

Constable who lived in rural England, wanted to show man as part of nature instead of standing back and observing it.

Baroque Music of the British Isles

During the Restoration period, Baroque music was the most popular. It is known to bridge the music of the Restoration period with Medieval and Renaissance periods. The word Baroque is an English word taken from the Italian word borroco which means bizarre. This article, Baroque Music of the British Isles, further explains Baroque music and highlights important musical figures. Included below is a sound clip of what Baroque music sounds like.