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In general, as one looks at the progression of Greek Stylistic developments in sculpture, one can see and surmise that:
They move from being stiff and frontal to more life like as time progresses
True or False: A quality of ancient Greek Music is it is a single unaccompanied line of melody.
Listening to the selection of Greek music and reading the text, we can conclude that ancient Greek music is:
The Greek reinterpretation of the Eqyptian Isis/Osirus concept is shown:
In the myth of Persephone, Hades and Demeter
How did the Greek Demos differ from our democracy today?
Athenian Democracy was exclusive, ruling out women and slaves.
Sappho's poems such as the Reading 1.9 relates to us:
1) THIS world is ever important to the Greeks
3) That death is an evil
What is the differences between an Ode and a Lyric?
1) Lyric is sung with a lute accompaniment
2)Ode often served as a public eulogy
3)Lyric often gives voice to deep and expressive feeling
Only half of the Parthenon's ancient sculptures survive and half of these are in another country. Where are they?
Why are the Greeks called the Humanists of the ancient world?
Their art, literature and religious beliefs celebrated human life.
What is a minotaur?
A monstrous half-man, half-bull hybrid born of Minos' Queen and sacred white bull.
What does the Odyssey convey?
Odysseus journey to return home and resume authority, as King of Ithaca.
How were Greek gods viewed by the ancients?
As a family of (mischievous) immortals who intervened in the lives of humans.
How does Greek democracy differ from ours?
Citizens had powers to make laws and approve state policy. (Not women and slaves though.)
What was the role of women in the Greek Olympics?
They were not allowed to compete in games, but they did hold their own separate games.
What did Greek drama address? What did it grow out of?
Relationships between individuals, the community and the gods
Allegory of the Cave reveals what about humankind? What world does the psyche belong to?
It reveals the spirit/matter, mind/body connection. The psyche belongs to the World of Eternal Forms.
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