Popular in Ancient Art, CR # 41908
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Study Guide Myths o Europe and the Bull Europe was the mother of King Minos of Crete. Zeus abducts her in the form of a white bull. He carries her on her back to the island of Crete. There he reveals his true identity and Europe becomes the first queen of Crete. o Labors of Herakles A series of episodes concerning a penance carried out by Herakles. The labors were completed over 12 years at the service of King Eurystheus. After Herakles kills his wife and children he goes to the oracle of Delphi. He was told to serve the king of Mycenae, Eurystheus for 12 years. o Wedding of Peleus and Thetis Zeus arranges the marriage pf Peleus and Thetis but fears that their child will e more powerful then them. They have the child Achilles from the marriage. o Battle of the Lapiths and Centaurs Invited to the Centaruomachy, the Centaurs not use to wine lost control and when the wife was presented a centaur leapt up and raped her. The defeated Centaurs were expelled to the northwest. o Battle of Greeks and Amazons Herakles ninth labor was to retrieve the girdle of Hippolyta, Queen of the Amazons. This caused the battle between the Greeks and the Amazons. o War between the gods Ten-year series of battles, consisting of mostly Titans fighting against the Olympians. Known as the Battle of the Titans. o Trojan War War was waged against the city of Troy by the Achaeans. The Iliad related to four days in the tenth year of the siege of Troy. Terms o Minoans The Minoan civilization was an Aegean Bronze Age civilization that arose on the island of Crete and flourished from 3650 to 1400 BC o Mycenaean’s Are the first Greeks, thrived from 1650 to 1200 BC. Influenced by the Minoans o The Bronze Age From 3200-1050 BC describes the era in Greek civilization o The Dark Age From 1100-800 BC o The Iron Age From 800-650 BC o Megaron The great hall of the Grecian palace complexes. A rectangular hall, fronted by an open, two-columned porch o Corbelled Vaulting A technique used to support the superstructure of a buildings roof, an arch like construction o Geometric Pottery A phase in Greek Art, 900-700 BC o Greek Orientalizing Period A shift from the geometric style to the Daedalic style o Proto-Corinthian Pottery Decorated in black-figure painting technique o Rosette A rose-shaped decoration, in design and arrangement o Palmette An ornament or radiating petals that resembles the leaflets of a palm o Griffin A creature with the body ail and back legs of a lion and the head, wings, and talons of an eagle o Siren Sirens were beautiful but dangerous creatures who lured nearby sailors with their enchanting music o Symposium A convivial party with music and conversation o Gorgon Were three monsters who were the daughters of Echidna and Typhon o Hippodamian Town Plan Plans with order and grid o Corinthian pottery Transitional style o Kouros Free-standing Greek sculptures, which appear in the Archaic period and represent nude male youths o Korai Free-standing archaic female figure, almost always clothed o Daedalic Style The “archaic smile, “triangular hair, almond like eyes o Cella The inner chamber of a temple in classical architecture o Doric Order Circular capitals at the top of the columns o Ionic Order Has volute, o Column An upright pillar o Fluting A groove or set of grooves forming a surface decoration o Column base A foundation of a column o Capital The head of the column o Metope A square space between triglyphs in a Doric frieze o Triglyphs A tablet in Doric frieze with three vertical grooves, triglyphs alternate with Metopes o Pediment The triangular upper part of the front of a building o Frieze A broad horizontal band of sculpted decoration o Volute A spiral scroll characteristic of Ionic capitals o Relief Sculpted elements remain attached to a solid background o In-the-round Free-standing sculpture o Caryatid A stone carving of a draped female figure, used as a pillar to support the entablature o Treasury of the Siphnians Hosted the offerings of the polis in the center of Delphi o Temple of Aphaia, Athens Dedicated o the goddess Aphaia, worshipped at this sanctuary o Temple of Zeus, Olympia Dedicated to the god Zeus, was built between 472 and 456 BC o The Parthenon, Athens Dedicated to the goddess of Athena, uses Entasis to make the building optically pleasing o The Propylaia, Athens A monumental gateway onto the acropolis at Athens o Temple of Athena Nike, Athens Temple on the acropolis earliest fully ionic temple on the acropolis o The Erechteion, Athens Dedicated to both Poseidon and Athena o Entasis A slight convex in the shaft of a column o Temple of Apollo, Bassae Has many unusual feature, dedicated to Apollo, has both Doric and ionic columns o Tholos at Epidaurus Circular building with outer Doric columns o Monument of Lysikrates First use of the Corinthian order o Prostas House Style Main area with andron, and courtyard o Pastas House Style Has living room and court but no andron o Alexander Sarcophagus Hellenistic sarcophagus with relief carvings of Alexander the Great o Contrapposto An asymmetrical arrangement of the human build in which the line of the arms and shoulders contrasts with while balancing those of the hips and legs o Temple of Athena Polias Nikephoros, Pergamon Behind the theater of the acropolis, sanctuary o Temple of Olympian Zeus, Athens Dedicated to Zeus, Corinthian columns o Stoa of Attalos In the Agora of Athens Vase Shapes o Amphora Transport and storage o Krater Diluting wine o Oinokoe Serving quests o Kotyle/Skyphos Deep wine cup o Aryballos Used to contain perfume or oil o Kylix Drinking cup o Lekythos Used for storing oil o Transport amphora Places o Mycenae o Island of Crete o Cycladic islands o Island of Sicily o Aegean Sea o Mediterranean Sea o o Delphi, Greece o Athens o Corinth, Greece o Sparta, Greece o Aegina, Greece o Olympia, Greece o Sidon, Phoenicia o Lefkadia, Macedon o Pella, Macedon o Vergina, Macedon o Macedon
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