Ancient Greece

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the Parthenon was a symbol of...

success; victory over the persians

chief sculptor of the Parthenon

Phidias

Pericles

commissioned the Parthenon

money for the Parthenon came from...

money left over from the war with the Persians

columns were brought to the building site by...

building a wooden frame around the drum and pulling it

there are no _________ lines in the Parthenon

straight

statue of Athena

lavish cult statue 40 ft. high, contained 1 ton of gold

argument against construction

people said that the Parthenon made Athens look better than it really was

pediment

framed triangular section just below the roof

metatrope

situated between the triglyphs; contains sculpted scenes

frieze

underneath the pediment; contains the triglyphs & metatropes

architrave

lintel below the frieze

entableture

area between roof and column

capital

"cap" that sits directly on top of column

stylobate

ground-level platform

echinus

(DORIC) part directly on top of column, looks like a sea urchin

volute

(IONIC) flowery, mustache-like part directly above the column

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