Athenian Art Year 12
Key Terms and Questions from New Zealand's Athenian Art and Architecture topic for Year 12 Classics
Terms in this set (15)
Along with Nesiotes, carved the Tyrannicides
Pose with weight on one leg, causes hips to shift and shoulders to counter balance, which sets up potential for natural pose.
Satyr - challenged Apollo to music contest and lost; flayed alive.
Goddess of wisdom, skills, and warfare
Athenian leader noted for advancing democracy in Athens and for ordering the construction of the Parthenon.
Temple with tomb of Kekrops and other preexisting shrines and olive tree.
Athena's attendant who is the personification of victory
a triangular gable between a horizontal entablature and a sloping roof
The upper section of a classical building, resting on the columns and constituting the architrave, frieze, and cornice
oldest and simplest of the three orders of classical Greek architecture
An order of the Greek columns. Contains the volutes which look like scrolls of paper.
Female statues used instead of columns to support a roof, as on the South Porch of the Erechtheion.
He and his lover Aristogiton assassinated Hipparchus.
The monumental entrance to the Acropolis was the _____
In ancient Greece, a ruler who had seized power without legal right to it