why was there an emphasis on physical form in Greek art?
deep-rooted conviction that the gods were ideal humans
Why were the buildings on the Acropolis constructed?
they were dedicated to the gods in gratitude for their protection and guidance
the roof of the Parthenon was supported by columns of which order?
What is the development of the Greek orders from simple to complex?
Doric, Ionic, Corinthian
Was color an important aspect of Greek sculpture and architecture?
what was the the earliest Greek style period?
Black-figure style in pottery was during which Greek style period?
Red-figure style pottery replaced black-figured style in what period?
the archaic male (Kouros) and female (kore) had what kind of poses in sculpture?
Rigid and not relaxed
what was the basic construction technique used by the Greeks?
Post and Lintel
what was the basic construction technique used by the Romans?
the Rounded Arch
What did Greek sculpture create?
idealized human form
Described Roman sculpture.
what does Roman architecture show?
an urge for a great amount of space
what did the Romans excel in? why?
portrait sculpture; Romans worshipped their ancestors
What was a major Roman temple dedicated to all of the gods, with the interior based on the shape of a sphere?
What is the Roman building that featured a large opening at the top of its dome called an oculus (eye)?